Author: Stacy Johnson
Read the popular press, and it’s easy to believe our credit scores must be constantly tweaked and monitored to keep us alive. It’s a credit score, people, not an ICU patient.
Maybe you can relate: This reader sees retirement looming but, because she hasn’t saved enough, she’s afraid her golden years will be anything but. What can she do?
This reader has bad marks on her credit history, is worried they’ll prevent her from getting a job, and wants to get them removed. There are millions of Americans in her shoes.
This week: Seemingly savvy buys that aren’t, things your bank should tell you that they don’t, cheaper ways to buy sports tickets, how to travel the world for free and how free credit monitoring might mean a bigger tax bill.
This 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 typically much better than banks.
Everyone wants a zero percent credit card, but what’s the catch? Here are some things to know about potential flies in the ointment.
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