A reader is wondering if a credit union is a good place to look for a car loan. The answer? When it comes to both saving and borrowing, credit unions are much better than banks.
Credit & Debt
If a family member dies with debt and you start getting calls from creditors demanding payment, are you responsible?
Financial institutions are giving special consideration to furloughed federal employees — offering loans and delayed payments and waiving fees.
Seeing Congress gridlocked over the federal budget is one thing. Having them unable to reach an agreement on raising the debt ceiling is something else entirely.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says the Credit CARD Act has reduced fees for late payments and overlimit purchases.
Parents like to use these cards to give allowances or emergency cash to older kids, but they have other uses that probably haven’t occurred to you.
This might be an attractive card for those who often use Travelocity. But make sure you have another card if you’re traveling outside the U.S.