Archive for 'Credit & Debt'
Feb 07, 2012 - In this week's column, one reader is having trouble making ends meet and another provides some insight and inspiration that might help.
Feb 02, 2012 - Breaking up is hard to do, but dumping your credit card could cost you more than just a few tears – it could lower your credit score.
Feb 01, 2012 - Got a Visa? You can get 20 percent off your next flight. Plus, two other ways to get some free money with your American Express card.
Jan 27, 2012 - Owning a home offers a sense of freedom and independence. But that's all an illusion until you polish off the mortgage, so here are some ways to do it faster.
Jan 27, 2012 - This time, the fight isn't between banks and their overburdened customers. Now the banks are battling retailers.
Jan 26, 2012 - So your USPS money order is lost in the mail somewhere? You can get a replacement, but it's going to take some work.
Jan 25, 2012 - There are no less than 5 reality shows now glorifying the pawn business. But there’s nothing glorious about paying uber-high rates to borrow money.
Jan 20, 2012 - You've seen the ads – stuff like "We can erase your bad credit, guaranteed!" and "Create a new credit identity!" Are these people for real, and are they worth it?
Jan 20, 2012 - Whether you're trying to build credit or just get a discount on a purchase, we've all been tempted to sign up for department store plastic. But maybe this is a temptation you should resist.
Jan 18, 2012 - You don't need to be a financial expert to fix your finances. You just have take an honest look at yourself and get started. It worked for this Money Talks News reader and it can work for you.
Jan 18, 2012 - 2012 is when it all ends. No, not the world – your slavery to debt! If you're ready to break free, we're here to show you how.
Jan 17, 2012 - He's 29 years old, his only debt is his mortgage, and he's got enough in the stock market to pay it off. What would you do?
Jan 13, 2012 - Racked up some holiday debt you've sworn to tackle in the new year? A credit counseling agency can help, and the right one might not charge you.
Jan 13, 2012 - International travelers aren't the only ones who need to be aware of unnecessary credit card fees. Did you know that shopping from home can still cost you a "foreign transaction fee"?
Jan 13, 2012 - It wasn't the best of times, and it also wasn't the worst. But it may have been the busiest for your credit and debit cards.