Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on July 17, 2015

This week: Truisms about retirement that are no longer true, what if you’ve hidden debt from your partner, how to handle income disparity in marriage,10 awesome sayings about savings and more.

Ask Stacy: What’s the Difference Between Mortgage Rates and APRs?
Ask Stacy: What’s the Difference Between Mortgage Rates and APRs?
on July 14, 2015

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.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on July 10, 2015

This week: unexpected uses for laundry detergent, debt lessons from dictators, how to learn a language for free, how to avoid scholarship scams and nine important ages for retirement planning.

Ask Stacy: Which Is Better — Dividend or Growth Stocks?
Ask Stacy: Which Is Better — Dividend or Growth Stocks?
on July 7, 2015

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.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on July 3, 2015

This week, wisdom on dealing with the debt collector, how to wrench kids from screens in the summer, freelancing for college students, strange jobs and shedding emotional baggage.

Ask Stacy: When Can I Stop Paying Mortgage Insurance?
Ask Stacy: When Can I Stop Paying Mortgage Insurance?
on June 30, 2015

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.

Get Your Money Questions Answered and Help Others With Theirs
Get Your Money Questions Answered and Help Others With Theirs
on June 30, 2015

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!

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on June 26, 2015

What new grads wish they’d learned about money, how to live rent-free, how to make a profit buying and selling books, things people do to kill time at work and more.

Ask Stacy: What’s the Fastest Way to Rebuild My Credit?
Ask Stacy: What’s the Fastest Way to Rebuild My Credit?
on June 23, 2015

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.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on June 19, 2015

This week: Things you’re forgetting to clean, how banks are screwing college students, an epic summer adventure idea, how to declutter your kids rooms and how to live on $12,000 a year.

Ask Stacy: The Definitive Guide to Slashing the Cost of Eyeglasses and Sunglasses
Ask Stacy: The Definitive Guide to Slashing the Cost of Eyeglasses and Sunglasses
on June 16, 2015

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.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on June 12, 2015

This week: Saving on group vacations, moving for less, dealing with debt collectors, how men and women view money differently and how to get a human to say yes to a credit card when a computer says no.

Ask Stacy: Where Can I Go for Help With Debt?
Ask Stacy: Where Can I Go for Help With Debt?
on June 9, 2015

If you’re having trouble paying off credit card debt, you’re not alone. There are plenty of companies out there promising to help, but can they be trusted?

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on June 5, 2015

This week: How not to overpack for travel, curbing the urge to splurge, how to save on theme parks, a fiscal lesson for your teen and how to make money with Airbnb.

Ask Stacy: Will My Credit Card Really Cover My Rental Car Mishap?
Ask Stacy: Will My Credit Card Really Cover My Rental Car Mishap?
on June 2, 2015

Some credit cards offer to cover damage to a rental car so you won’t need the expensive collision damage waiver coverage pushed by the rental companies. But will this free credit card benefit really offer the protection it promises?

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on May 29, 2015

This week: How to teach money smarts to your kids, why you need more than one savings account, quitting your job without burning bridges, achieving financial freedom and more.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on May 22, 2015

This week: How to turn a side job into a career, dealing with car dealers, dealing with elusive goals, how to cut your own hair and how to make your relationship rock.

Libor Scandal: The Biggest, Least Understood Rip-Off of All Time
Libor Scandal: The Biggest, Least Understood Rip-Off of All Time
on May 20, 2015

The giant banks behind the Libor scandal will soon be charged as criminals. You need to understand what happened and remember it when Wall Street whines about too much regulation.

Ask Stacy: Should I Take Out a Reverse Mortgage?
on May 19, 2015

The commercials insist a reverse mortgage is the perfect place to find extra retirement income. Here’s what they don’t tell you.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on May 15, 2015

This week: How to do things faster, why you should chase your dreams, why you should hang out naked, why you shouldn’t hire help and where to find cheap cigars.

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