Archive for 'Credit & Debt'
Jan 17, 2013 - These newlyweds don't have a credit card, but feel they might need one for travel. Should they leave home without it, or take one along and risk starting their life together in debt?
Jan 17, 2013 - It's easy to forget that taking on excessive debt – and continuously spending more than you earn – greatly reduces the wealth you can accumulate down the road.
Jan 15, 2013 - This reader would like to have a budget, but like lots of self-employed Americans, doesn't have a steady income. Here are three steps to take control of your financial future with irregular earnings.
Jan 15, 2013 - Discover stopped offering all of their products except one. But is this card worth "it"?
Jan 11, 2013 - Perhaps in a sign that the economy is improving, people are becoming more financially reckless again.
Jan 11, 2013 - A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the Web. This week: hidden spending habits, daily deal site warning, downsizing your life, dangerous financial products, and the cheapest cars for 2013.
Jan 10, 2013 - Think business credit cards are only for CEOs? Think again.
Jan 08, 2013 - If you're only earning 1 percent on your cash-back credit card, read this to learn how to double it.
Jan 04, 2013 - Some people are suggesting the government make a valuable platinum coin that could circumvent Congressional bickering over the debt.
Jan 04, 2013 - It's a common resolution: destroy debt. But it's tough to embark on a debt-destroying mission when your debt is already destroying you. If you need help, make this the year you get it: Call a credit counselor. Here's how to find the right one.
Jan 03, 2013 - Justin Bieber has become the latest celebrity to enter the prepaid debit card market. Here's what you should know before you offer to foot the bill.
Jan 03, 2013 - Let's see how last year's predictions held up, and what to expect this year.
Jan 02, 2013 - America owes $16.394 trillion. And yes, that probably means another big, expensive fight in Congress.
Jan 02, 2013 - Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson are not impressed with Congress' past-the-last-minute tax shenanigans. Here's what they said.
Jan 02, 2013 - Planning to pay off your debts this year? Here's how to keep your New Year's resolutions on track and become financially free.