This reader’s brother is like many people I’ve heard from: barely making minimum payments and unable to save for emergencies. If that’s you or someone you know, here are your options.
Credit & Debt
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.
Why do some people — no matter how much they make — get into debt, while others — no matter how modest their means — don’t?
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.
Small increases in mortgage interest rates can translate into thousands in additional expenses over the life of a loan. Are mortgage rates heading higher?
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.
A new survey asks Americans what they fear most financially; the results might surprise you.