Archive for 'Credit & Debt'
Oct 06, 2010 - A comprehensive list of what to do and where to go to replace everything from your drivers license to your birth certificate.
Oct 05, 2010 - On Monday, the Justice Department sued Visa, MasterCard, and American Express for anti-competitive practices. A proposed settlement aims to end anti-competitive practices and allow customers to save money, but it is likely to also have unintended consequences for consumers.
Oct 05, 2010 - Last month Chase's online banking was down for a few days - if that happens with your bank, what about your automatic bill payments? Proper protocol for online banking...
Oct 03, 2010 - My wife ran up my credit cards behind my back - now we've got debts we can't pay. What should I do?
Sep 30, 2010 - When it comes to making more or spending less, some things are a no-brainer. Here are 7 reasons why joining a credit union is one of those things.
Sep 29, 2010 - This reader has a good question: can I negotiate my own debts to get balances lowered - and while I'm at it, is it possible to get my creditors to remove the negative marks on my credit history?
Sep 28, 2010 - Applying for a credit card isn't as easy or as transparent as it should be. Here's what you need to know to secure one as quickly as possible.
Sep 24, 2010 - Starting on the 27th, debt settlement companies will have to start toeing the line. Bad for them - good for you.
Sep 23, 2010 - If you're one of the estimated 11 million Americans who owes more on their home than it's worth, read this post.
Sep 21, 2010 - The government recently launched a program for underwater homeowners that doesn't just lower interest rate or extend mortgages, but actually reduces principal.
Sep 15, 2010 - The CARD Act made credit cards much more consumer-friendly. The problem? Not all credit cards are covered by the law - something that hasn't escaped the notice of issuers.
Sep 14, 2010 - A virtual credit card lets you shop online without having to expose your credit card number to potential thieves.
Sep 11, 2010 - Fewer consumers are turning to credit cards these days, and more are paying back their balances.
Sep 10, 2010 - Question: I just inherited from a relative. What should I do with the money?
Sep 08, 2010 - A new poll claims that if given one wish, Americans would rather be richer than thinner, smarter, or even younger. Another study claims happiness comes from a $75,000 salary. Hogwash - here's why.