Archive for 'Credit & Debt'
Mar 28, 2013 - Prepaid cards are a way to train your teen to use plastic responsibly without the risks of credit cards. Just get one with the lowest possible fees.
Mar 28, 2013 - Hope it never happens to you – the person you trusted more than anyone hits the road with your life savings.
Mar 27, 2013 - You get an offer to move existing credit card balances to new plastic with a zero percent rate. Tempting, but how will it affect your credit score?
Mar 26, 2013 - The number of college kids using credit cards dropped 10 percentage points between 2010 and 2012.
Mar 26, 2013 - What's the lowest possible interest rate on a credit card? Zero percent. If you've got expenses ahead that might result in a balance on your card, check out this one.
Mar 21, 2013 - Remember the LIBOR scandal? So does mortgage giant Freddie Mac, and it wants banks to pay.
Mar 21, 2013 - Here's how you can earn up to seven free nights at a high-end hotel simply by spending $1,000 with a credit card.
Mar 21, 2013 - If it hasn't already happened, it will one day: a mistake on your credit card statement. Will you know exactly what to do?
Mar 19, 2013 - Imagine enduring a foreclosure, then adding some salt to the wound with a giant tax bill. It can happen with all types of loans and credit card debts.
Mar 19, 2013 - If you're looking for a student credit card with no annual fee, decent rates, and a zero-percent intro rate on purchases, this could be your plastic.
Mar 15, 2013 - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to take a role in overseeing student loan companies to make sure borrowers are treated fairly.
Mar 15, 2013 - The IRS doesn't care how you pay, and the fees can be high.
Mar 14, 2013 - This reader needs some temporary credit and wants the lowest interest rate possible: zero.
Mar 14, 2013 - If you're considering using a paid service to help you deal with problem student loans, read this.
Mar 13, 2013 - The FTC received more than two million consumer complaints last year, with problems ranging from identity theft to credit card rip-offs. Here are the top 10 problems and simple solutions for each.