Tag: Ask Stacy
Stacy Johnson on July 29, 2016
If your credit is so bad you can’t get even a secured credit card, here are the steps you can take to rebuild it.
Stacy Johnson on June 17, 2016
Get every dime your employer offers in matching money, or you’re turning down free money. Here’s how to figure out how to get your max match, and why you should contribute even without a match.
Stacy Johnson on June 13, 2016
Living a debt-free life is important, especially as you approach retirement. But there are worse things than debt.
Stacy Johnson on June 10, 2016
If you’re like most Americans, Social Security is going to be a major part of your retirement income. Learn these facts now, and you’ll put more gold in your golden years.
Stacy Johnson on June 3, 2016
Whether it’s your car, your plumbing or your body, if it’s broken, there are pros who often can repair it. But can the same be said for your credit?
Stacy Johnson on May 13, 2016
With many things in life, you don’t get do-overs. Fortunately, taxes aren’t one of them. Months, even years, after filing your return, if you want to claim a deduction you forgot or fix another mistake, you can. Meet the 1040X.
Stacy Johnson on April 22, 2016
A reader commented on a post we had about income inequality, basically saying CEOs deserve to make 1,000 times what they pay their workers. I disagree.
Stacy Johnson on April 8, 2016
Dream of being self-employed? As you finance your startup, here’s one scam to avoid and some legitimate places to find the cash you’ll need.
Stacy Johnson on April 1, 2016
If you’re sometimes frustrated when looking for stuff online, here are some simple tips that will make your life a lot easier.
Stacy Johnson on March 18, 2016
A reader wants to know how to find an investment adviser who can be trusted. It should be easy, but unfortunately it’s anything but.
Stacy Johnson on March 11, 2016
This reader wants to know whether she’s better off converting her existing retirement plan to a Roth. Maybe you’ve wondered the same thing.
Stacy Johnson on February 26, 2016
You’ve probably heard of annuities, but are they an investment to consider? Judge for yourself after you read this brief primer.
Stacy Johnson on February 19, 2016
Every January, we resolve to do things like pay down debt. And about this time every year, our enthusiasm begins to fade. Did you resolve to become debt-free this year? Read this.
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