Author: Stacy Johnson
Stacy Johnson on September 3, 2018
Here are some proven ways to “labor less and leisure more” as you build a smooth path to financial freedom in the long term.
Stacy Johnson on August 31, 2018
You practically need a doctorate to understand student loans. Here are the CliffsNotes, including how student loans work and the single best way to repay them.
Stacy Johnson on August 29, 2018
Here are some simple rules of thumb that will tell you how much house you can afford — as well as a simple reason you should ignore them.
Stacy Johnson on August 27, 2018
Great credit is important. Whether you’re just starting out or starting over, here’s how to create an awesome credit history and credit score as soon as possible.
Stacy Johnson on August 24, 2018
You pay for your vacation and your kid’s education in advance. So, why not prepay your funeral? Well, here’s why.
Stacy Johnson on August 20, 2018
Time-shares are not — repeat, “not” — an investment. Learn why purchasing one typically is a mistake.
Stacy Johnson on August 17, 2018
Nobody wants an unexpected repair bill, but are extended warranties and service contracts worth it? Here’s how to decide.
Stacy Johnson on August 15, 2018
Is it better to get a tax deduction now, or tax-free income later? There’s a simple answer.
Stacy Johnson on August 13, 2018
If retirement is on the horizon, you can’t afford to take too much risk, but you also need to make as much as possible. Here are your options.
Stacy Johnson on August 10, 2018
Applying for credit soon? Here’s a simple list of things you can do to get your credit score in top shape ASAP.
Stacy Johnson on August 8, 2018
Approaching retirement and wondering if you have enough saved? Here’s a simple, quick method to find out.
Stacy Johnson on August 6, 2018
Which is better: Money in the bank, or a debt-free home? It depends. Here is some simple advice that will help you decide what to do.
Stacy Johnson on August 3, 2018
Many financial advisers say you should always wait until age 70 to collect Social Security. They’re wrong. Here’s why.
Stacy Johnson on August 1, 2018
Co-signing a loan means putting your credit on the line for someone else. You shouldn’t do it — but if you ignore that advice, here’s how to do it right.
Stacy Johnson on July 30, 2018
Medicaid — not Medicare — covers long-term nursing home expenses. But you must have a low income and few assets to qualify. Is there a way to work the system?
Stacy Johnson on July 27, 2018
There are a lot of great ways to invest your savings, but life insurance isn’t one of them. Here’s why.
Stacy Johnson on July 25, 2018
If you’ve outgrown the need for life insurance and could use some cash, it’s possible to sell your life insurance policy. But it’s not as easy as it sounds.
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