It’s the old chicken/egg story. This reader can’t get credit because she has no credit history. But is that really the problem? I think not.
Archives: Stacy Johnson
This week: where consumer laws are lacking, lessons from Grandma, Trump’s child care proposal, millennials’ money and stupid places to leave cash.
Many financial advisers, including me, often say to wait till the last possible minute to start taking Social Security. Why are we trying to keep people from having a nice life?
This week: Considering rental property, saving money with Facebook, what you should know about health savings accounts, debt collection mistakes and five wild, but cheap, rides.
What’s worse than wasting money? Spending it on things that you think make you look good, but really make you look silly.
One online calculator tells this reader he’s on track; another tells him he needs to save half his salary from now until the day he retires. Which should he believe?
This week: a robocall strike force, eliminating pet odors, diapers for dogs, the cost to make an EpiPen, and charities that aren’t charitable with their information.