Archive for 'Credit & Debt'
May 01, 2013 - The U.S. will reduce the massive federal debt for the first time since 2007. But can we keep it up?
May 01, 2013 - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has revised a 2009 rule in order to help people with shared incomes qualify for credit cards.
Apr 30, 2013 - This card can provide a much better rewards program than most student credit cards if you can qualify.
Apr 29, 2013 - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants anonymous financial information to improve its oversight of the banking and credit industries. Banks don't see the point.
Apr 26, 2013 - A government study finds that banks' deposit advance products frequently trap consumers in a cycle of debt just as payday lenders do.
Apr 26, 2013 - There are methods you can use to spend less and save more that won't seem like a hardship or burden.
Apr 25, 2013 - Used responsibly, a new credit card account can help you build your credit score. But what exactly does that mean?
Apr 23, 2013 - This reader has enough in savings to pay off her mortgage, but hesitates to drain her savings to do it. The math is simple, but the answer isn't.
Apr 23, 2013 - The SkyMiles earned with this card never expire, but the card does have some drawbacks.
Apr 18, 2013 - It's no secret: The best rewards credit cards are reserved for those with stellar credit. But that doesn't mean those with average credit can't join in the fun.
Apr 18, 2013 - Here are six easy steps to make sure your kids grow up to be morons about money and personal finance.
Apr 16, 2013 - This reader's brother is like many people I've heard from: barely making minimum payments and unable to save for emergencies. If that's you or someone you know, here are your options.
Apr 16, 2013 - If you have excellent credit and tend to carry a balance from time to time, this card may be a good addition to your wallet.
Apr 11, 2013 - Why do some people -- no matter how much they make -- get into debt, while others -- no matter how modest their means -- don't?
Apr 11, 2013 - If you have a road trip in your future, you can't control the price of gas but you can earn some cash back when you fill up.