This holiday season, Americans are skipping the malls and hitting their couches. A recent poll shows that more than seven out of ten shoppers in nearly every age bracket plan to do the bulk of..
“Why would you borrow money for something you could buy outright?”
I heard this question a lot when I was a young ensign in the Navy. I had set up a credit-building loan with the credit union...
Graduating college with a degree and no credit history can put you behind the financial eight ball. Just when you're ready to start adult life on your own, a nonexistent credit history can make..
My brother's voice was laced with panic. "Please call me back," he said in the voicemail. "I got a notice today that my credit score is in the 600s and I don't understand why."
Have you ever asked yourself, “Where did that paycheck go?” or “Where did that new handbag/table saw/[insert expensive purchase] come from?” Do you see your checking account balance dwindling, but..
If you give your credit card statements only a cursory glance when you’re paying bills, you may be losing money. Here’s why it’s important to review them closely:
During emergencies or times of uncertainty, many people rush to their nearest ATMs to take out some cash “just in case.” Having cash on hand can give some people a sense of control in these sorts..