Money with Stacy Johnson
Credit Card Secrets the Banks Don’t Want You to Know

on November 13, 2020

The less you think about credit and credit cards, the better the lenders like it. Here are some things they don’t want you to know, but I do.

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The Top 6 Objections to Reverse Mortgages

on November 13, 2020

A reverse mortgage can make sense for people in the right financial situation, though it’s not for everyone.

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7 Reasons to Carry Mortgage Debt Into Retirement

on November 12, 2020

It often makes financial sense to not pay off your mortgage before retiring.

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Why Baby Boomers Still Have So Much Student Loan Debt

on November 10, 2020

A group of unlikely Americans holds more student debt than anyone else.

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Triple the Value of Your Grocery Spending With This New Credit Card Benefit

on November 9, 2020

You could rack up as much as $270 toward future travel just from your grocery spending for the next six months — not to mention the card’s many other benefits.

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15 States With the Most Seriously Overdue Mortgages

on November 6, 2020

When federal forbearance programs expire and the moratorium on foreclosures is lifted, millions of homeowners could be in serious trouble.

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4 Credit Repair Company Lies — and How to Fix Your Score Without Help

on November 5, 2020

Credit repair companies promise the sun and the moon, but they may instead be taking you for an expensive ride.

6 Ways to Have a Debt-Free Retirement
6 Ways to Have a Debt-Free Retirement

on November 5, 2020

You want as few expenses as possible on a fixed income. Here’s how to cut one of the worst.

The 4 Best Credit Cards Available for November 2020
The 4 Best Credit Cards Available for November 2020

on November 4, 2020

New and strong credit card offers can mean savings for the holiday season.

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The 6 Worst Mortgage Mistakes You Can Make

on November 3, 2020

A house may be the most important purchase of your life. Don’t blow it by making one of these dumb mistakes.

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7 Surprising Things That Damage Your Credit Score

on October 26, 2020

A seemingly small stumble can cause your credit score to plummet.

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Why the Mortgage Refinance Window Could End Soon

on October 24, 2020

The window of opportunity for refinancing into super-cheap mortgages could be closing.

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Senior Home Equity Booms: Should You Get a Reverse Mortgage?

on October 22, 2020

Older homeowners have a record amount of housing wealth.

Pros and Cons of a Reverse Mortgage During the Pandemic Crisis
Pros and Cons of a Reverse Mortgage During the Pandemic Crisis

on October 20, 2020

If you’re considering a reverse mortgage, weigh these factors first.

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Pay 0% APR on Balance Transfers Until April 2022 and Beyond

on October 19, 2020

If your credit focus right now is getting relief from high-interest card debt, these are solid picks.

Woman contemplating refinance
The No. 1 Reason Homeowners Refuse to Refinance

on October 19, 2020

One-third of homeowners say one factor keeps them from pursuing a new, cheaper mortgage.

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7 Times It Makes Sense to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

on October 12, 2020

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

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The Worst and Best Ways to Destroy Debt

on October 12, 2020

Dealing with debt the wrong way compounds the problem. Here are some bad ideas — and much better ones — for eliminating obligations.

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Where Are Millennials Buying Homes?

on October 9, 2020

These metropolitan areas have the highest millennial homeownership rates.

Senior man filling out a reverse mortgage application
14 Important Reverse Mortgage Facts

on October 8, 2020

Ditch the commercials and learn how they work before you start shopping or rule these loans out.

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