If you can refinance a $200,000, 30-year mortgage from 7 percent to 4 percent, you’ll end up $135,000 richer. But refinancing these days is a minefield. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could pick up the phone and call an expert for free help to get it done? As it happens, you can. Here’s some advice and an 800 number.
Author Archives: Stacy Johnson
A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the Web. This week: getting the kids out of the house, getting yourself out of town, getting your stuff recycled, getting gas for less, and getting down to business with Pinterest.
This reader gets harassed by collection agencies seeking other people with the same name. But whether collection calls are legitimate or not, here’s how to make them stop.
A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the Web. This week: eating quick and healthy, gardening with diapers, advertising your rental, getting your teen a bank account, and laughing at Amazon.
As you celebrate our nation’s independence day, maybe you should be thinking of your own. Are you getting closer to financial freedom? If not, here are some tips that will take you there.
In 2014, the Affordable Care Act will force insurance companies to insure everyone. So why not just drop your health coverage, pay the penalty, then buy insurance if you get sick? Check out this exchange on health care reform between me and a reader.
A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the Web. This week: surviving IKEA, enjoying the beach, savoring happy hour, thinking about salaries, and what Benihana can teach you.