Karla Bowsher on May 30, 2017
The middle class is smitten with a flashy type of credit card that often comes loaded with annual fees. Don’t buy into this trend blindly.
Stacy Johnson on May 29, 2017
I’ve been giving financial advice for 40 years, and I’m a millionaire several times over. Here are the 10 best bits of financial advice I’ve both given and taken.
Krystal Steinmetz on May 23, 2017
The days of “easy-to-get” car loans might be drawing to a close.
Karla Bowsher on May 11, 2017
If you own a home or wish to someday, this little-known type of credit score will probably affect your finances.
Krystal Steinmetz on May 10, 2017
In its latest push to woo a new generation of homebuyers, Chase is offering some of its credit card holders a hefty reward for financing a mortgage with the bank.
Krystal Steinmetz on May 5, 2017
Find out why some housing markets continue to lag nearly a decade after the Great Recession began.
Stacy Johnson on May 5, 2017
A reader and her husband were surprised to find a delinquent account on his credit history, and now they need to clean it up before they apply for a mortgage. Possible? Yes. I know it is because I’ve done it myself.
Karla Bowsher on May 3, 2017
The nation’s central bank took no action today. However, that doesn’t mean you also should stand pat if you have a mortgage, other loans or credit cards.
Krystal Steinmetz on May 2, 2017
Are you drowning in student loan debt? Depending on your career field, you might qualify for debt relief.
Stacy Johnson on April 28, 2017
Here’s how to improve your credit score if you have debt in collections. Paying it off may or may not be the answer.
Allison Martin on April 27, 2017
These simple steps will help newcomers to the credit world borrow money and build a credit history.
Stacy Johnson on April 21, 2017
Is there a way to pay off a 30-year mortgage in seven years by using sophisticated techniques? No, but there are simple ways to pay off your mortgage early.
Karla Bowsher on April 17, 2017
Some hackers have figured out how to outsmart credit cards with EMV chip technology. Here’s how to safeguard your cards — and your money.
Karla Bowsher on April 13, 2017
Americans use credit cards a lot more for big purchases than small ones. Here’s what you miss when you use cash, checks or debit cards.
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