Archive for 'Credit & Debt'
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.
Apr 10, 2013 - Small increases in mortgage interest rates can translate into thousands in additional expenses over the life of a loan. Are mortgage rates heading higher?
Apr 09, 2013 - Want a simple credit card with 0 percent interest for 18 months? This could be your plastic. Just don't expect rewards or cash back.
Apr 08, 2013 - A new survey asks Americans what they fear most financially; the results might surprise you.
Apr 08, 2013 - Applying for a mortgage is different than applying for any other type of loan. One example? Lenders will pull credit histories from all three major credit reporting agencies.
Apr 05, 2013 - People are staying on top of many types of loans better than they have in a long while, which is good news for consumers and the economy.
Apr 04, 2013 - Would you apply for a credit card to get $100 cash? If you're about to spend $500, you can. Just make sure you've got good credit.
Apr 02, 2013 - A federal appeals court ruled creditors can't demand Social Security benefits be used to repay debts in Chapter 13 bankruptcy.
Apr 02, 2013 - This reader wants to leave the normal life behind to live and work from a van. The problem? Nobody will lend him the money.
Apr 02, 2013 - While as a rule I'm no fan of store-branded credit cards, every rule has exceptions. The Kroger-branded 1-2-3 REWARDS card might be one.
Apr 02, 2013 - Like to get your mortgage interest reduced or loan modified? You might be tempted to fall for a sales pitch from a fee-based mortgage modification company. Before you bite, read this.
Apr 01, 2013 - You get a physical every year to make sure you're in good physical shape; take this test to ensure you're in good fiscal shape.
Mar 28, 2013 - If your wallet gets stolen, whether it's an inconvenience or a catastrophe will depend on what you've got in there.