7 Steps to Quickly Eliminate Your Holiday Debt
7 Steps to Quickly Eliminate Your Holiday Debt

on January 15, 2019

The holiday season isn’t really wrapped up until the bills are paid. These tips can help you tackle debt fast.

2-Minute Money Manager: Should I Use a Credit Counselor for Debt Help?
2-Minute Money Manager: Should I Use a Credit Counselor for Debt Help?

on January 14, 2019

If you’re in debt trouble, there’s free help available. But not all of it is on the up and up.

The 3 Golden Rules of Lending Money to Friends and Family
The 3 Golden Rules of Lending Money to Friends and Family

on January 8, 2019

Financial entanglements can ruin relationships. Here’s what to do when a relative or friend hits you up for a loan.

2-Minute Money Manager: How Do I Get Help With Medical Debt?
2-Minute Money Manager: How Do I Get Help With Medical Debt?

on January 7, 2019

Is medical debt making your credit ill? Here are some ideas that might help it heal faster.

Resolutions 2019: Crush Your Debt in 3 Simple Steps
Resolutions 2019: Crush Your Debt in 3 Simple Steps

on January 1, 2019

Skip regret and become debt-free in the new year. It takes a little fortitude, but it’s as simple as 1-2-3.

The $9,000 Mistake That Many Homeowners Make
The $9,000 Mistake That Many Homeowners Make

on December 28, 2018

A lot of homeowners are overpaying, possibly without even realizing it. Are you one of them?

Even 1 Late Credit Card Payment Could Cost You More in 2019
Even 1 Late Credit Card Payment Could Cost You More in 2019

on December 25, 2018

Fee changes outlined in federal law might impact anyone with a credit card in the new year.

8 Ways to Quit Using Credit Cards
8 Ways to Quit Using Credit Cards

on December 21, 2018

Ready to break your plastic habit? Here are eight ways to quit credit cards, or to use them more responsibly.

This New Tool Could Boost Your Credit Score — but There’s a Catch
This New Tool Could Boost Your Credit Score — but There’s a Catch

on December 19, 2018

Soon, it will be possible to use your utility and phone bills to improve your FICO score. But that doesn’t mean you should do so.

The 2 Best Zero Interest Credit Cards for Ringing in 2019
The 2 Best Zero Interest Credit Cards for Ringing in 2019

on December 13, 2018

These cards will take the sting out of heavier spending during the holidays with zero percent interest on balances for a whopping 18 months.

2-Minute Money Manager: What’s the Fastest Way to Pay a Mortgage?
2-Minute Money Manager: What’s the Fastest Way to Pay a Mortgage?

on December 10, 2018

This reader wants to know if she’s too old to take on a mortgage — and if she does, the fastest way to pay it off.

4 Benefits and 4 Downsides of Store Credit Cards
4 Benefits and 4 Downsides of Store Credit Cards

on December 5, 2018

Will applying for that store credit card come back to bite you?

2-Minute Money Manager: Should I Lend Money to My Kids?
2-Minute Money Manager: Should I Lend Money to My Kids?

on December 3, 2018

We’ve all been there: Friends or family ask for a loan. Here’s what to do the next time it happens to you.

7 Times It Makes Sense to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early
7 Times It Makes Sense to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

on December 1, 2018

Here are seven good reasons to get rid of your biggest financial obligation.

2-Minute Money Manager: Should I Cancel My Credit Card?
2-Minute Money Manager: Should I Cancel My Credit Card?

on November 26, 2018

If you’re not using a credit card, should you formally cancel it, or just throw it in a drawer and forget about it? The answer may surprise you.

9 Tips to Save Thousands of Dollars on Your Mortgage
9 Tips to Save Thousands of Dollars on Your Mortgage

on November 16, 2018

These simple moves can make a huge financial difference when shopping for a home loan.

Fall Into This Credit Card Trap, and You’ll Pay 27 Times More Interest
Fall Into This Credit Card Trap, and You’ll Pay 27 Times More Interest

on November 9, 2018

The good news is it’s easy to take advantage of retail credit card perks without losing money. Here are three ways.

5 Ways to Avoid Being the Victim of Credit Card Fraud
5 Ways to Avoid Being the Victim of Credit Card Fraud

on November 9, 2018

Using plastic to make purchases is convenient, but it carries a risk. Take precautions to avoid all-too-common forms of credit card fraud.

How to Pick the Best Credit Card in Retirement
How to Pick the Best Credit Card in Retirement

on October 29, 2018

Want the best possible credit card for your retirement years? Pick one that actually makes or saves you money.

9 Ways to Pull Together the Down Payment for a Home
9 Ways to Pull Together the Down Payment for a Home

on October 26, 2018

Where can you find a huge wad of cash for the down payment on a new home? We have some suggestions.

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