Paying attention to these basics should keep your household finances and savings on solid footing.
Credit & Debt
This is a generous cash-back card, particularly if you bank at Bank of America.
Yes, it’s a real score, and updated every month. Why isn’t every bank doing this?
The change won’t affect your credit scores, but it will reveal to lenders whether you carry a balance or pay off your credit card bills each month.
Any plans to do away with the mortgage interest deduction and other tax breaks some homeowners enjoy aren’t likely to pass Congress in the next year.
Credit cards offer many advantages over debit cards. But are they a necessary part of a modern financial life?
New mortgage rules are going into effect Jan. 10 to protect homeowners and investors from the kinds of risky mortgages that were sold during the recent real estate bubble and led so many people into foreclosure.