Tag: Ask Stacy
Stacy Johnson on October 8, 2018
A lot of middle-aged people go back to school for a graduate or undergraduate degree. Good idea? It depends. Here’s what you need to know.
Stacy Johnson on October 2, 2018
You’ve seen the signs on the side of the road or the ads online: “We Buy Ugly Houses!” Sound too good to be true? Here’s my take.
Stacy Johnson on September 24, 2018
Online-only, internet banks often pay much higher savings rates than traditional banks. But are they as safe?
Stacy Johnson on September 19, 2018
Folks with excellent credit get the best deals on mortgages, credit cards and car loans. But what does “excellent” mean?
Stacy Johnson on July 4, 2018
Investing in stocks used to be for the rich. Not anymore. These days you can get started in stocks with a just a few bucks. Here’s what you need to know.
Stacy Johnson on July 2, 2018
You’ve probably seen the ads: “Owe Taxes to IRS? We Can Help!” Can these tax-relief companies really help with unpaid tax bills? Here’s what you need to know.
Stacy Johnson on June 27, 2018
Buying homeowners, auto and other types of insurance from the same company can save you money initially but may cost you in the long run.
Stacy Johnson on June 25, 2018
Mortgage insurance pays your mortgage if you die. Sounds logical. Here’s why it’s not.
Stacy Johnson on June 22, 2018
Investing clubs are a super way to both learn and earn. Here’s what you need to know.
Stacy Johnson on June 20, 2018
Credit cards that donate to worthy causes: marketing gimmick or socially responsible? Here’s how to decide.
Stacy Johnson on June 18, 2018
Some seniors will pay more taxes under the new tax law, some less. Here’s how to know what’s going to happen to you.
Stacy Johnson on June 8, 2018
When you leave your job, should you take your 401(k) plan with you or leave it with your old employer? Here’s how to decide.
Stacy Johnson on June 7, 2018
When does it makes sense to convert an existing retirement plan to a Roth?
Stacy Johnson on June 6, 2018
The quickest way to reach your financial goals is to track your expenses. Here are three potential tools to make it effortless.
Stacy Johnson on May 14, 2018
Buying a foreclosed or repossessed home could be the deal of a lifetime, or a financial disaster. Here’s what you need to know.
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