You have an old debt that’s beyond the statute of limitations and long ago dropped off your credit history. Then one day you get a call from a debt collector insisting you pay it. Can they do that?
Author Archives: Stacy Johnson
A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the Web. This week: The high price of art, the high earnings of Amazon, the four stages of retirement, the sleazy upside of home ownership, and how to talk to your kids about a car without actually buying them one.
This reader is like most of us: tired of being harassed by junk snail mail and spam. Is there a way to make it stop? No, but there are ways to slow it down.
Using information not publicly available to make money in stocks is illegal. Unless, as it turns out, you’re a member of Congress. These people are out of control.
A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the Web. This week: Make ends meet without kidding around, the stupidest beverage ever, making broccoli sexy, making life insurance bearable, and an infuriating Allstate story.
This reader tried to score cheap cigarettes, but had her ash handed to her.
What’s the cheesiest, dumbest, or most useless gift you’ve ever received? We’re compiling a list – add to it and you might get a gift from us that’s only slightly better.