A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the Web. This week: generic vs. name-brand, avoiding private mortgage insurance, helping your kids grow up self-reliant, using grocery-delivery services, and alternative uses for things in your bathroom.
Author Archives: Stacy Johnson
You can improve your credit history and score by disputing negatives. But there’s a catch…
I’ve written and produced 3,000 personal finance TV news stories, written countless articles, and learned things along the way, including some you’re unlikely to read elsewhere.
A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the Web. This week: fast food to stay away from, body parts that can make you money, personal stories of debt, and what to spend on an engagement ring.
There are few purchases more costly, or emotional, than buying a home. Here’s how to do the math to see what you can afford, workarounds if you don’t have enough, and a reminder to keep your ego on the sidelines.
There are lots of fixes for a bad credit score, from lowering your credit utilization ratio to raising your on-time performance. But the most effective thing you can do? Pay your bills on time and be patient.
A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the Web. This week: how to end the day both happy and wealthy, how to save while camping, how to sleep more, why jets and bikinis don’t mix, and an Olympic round-up.