Author: Stacy Johnson
How to figure out if you can afford the house you want, and what to do if you can’t.
A reader wants to leave her money to her kids, but she’s afraid they’ll blow it. It’s a common problem, and one without an ideal solution.
You’d assume that if the money in your IRA or 401(k) is stolen, you’re covered. Bad assumption. If you’ve got any kind of brokerage account, stop what you’re doing and read this.
A reader wants to pursue a career as an active trader and investor. Can he do it? Sure, at least theoretically.
Shopping for a house is more fun than shopping for a mortgage, but if you do it right, mortgage shopping isn’t that hard and can pay off big time. Here’s how.
This reader wants to know whether he’s better off buying fast-growing stocks or stocks that pay dividends. Here’s why it’s useful to have both types, and even better to have the rare stocks (like Apple) that offer growth and dividends.
There’s one type of insurance you often have to buy, but don’t get to shop: mortgage insurance. Here’s how it works and what you can do to get rid of it.
Welcome to a new place where you can speak your mind, explore topics in depth and, most important, post questions and get answers. Let’s get started!
This reader filed for bankruptcy and wonders if a secured credit card will help him rebuild his credit. Here’s the answer for him, as well as anyone looking to build, or rebuild, their credit.
If you’re still buying glasses the traditional way, you’re likely paying twice as much as you should. Here’s where to get the best deals on every kind of glasses, from reading to sun.