A reader and her husband were surprised to find a delinquent account on his credit history, and now they need to clean it up before they apply for a mortgage. Possible? Yes. I know it is because I’ve done it myself.
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If you’re not using a free password service, you’re making your life a lot more difficult than it has to be and making hackers’ lives a lot easier than they should be.
This week: Money lessons from high school, using cellphones as teaching tools, thing to negotiate at work, how to succeed, and how to know if you’re financially ready for kids.
Two lucky Money Talks News readers just won $500. Could you be next?
A reader just retired and is worried that her retirement income won’t be enough. She should be.
This week: Why you should sleep on your side, how to get cheaper textbooks, how not to ruin your retirement, 100 ways to improve your finances, and why you shouldn’t retire early.
If you have a mortgage from Bank of America or Countrywide, you need to read this. Added bonus: If you don’t understand the financial crisis that caused the Great Recession, here’s a simple explanation.