If used carefully, credit can be a helpful financial tool. For example, using credit to purchase a home now, rather than trying to save up the whole purchase price, makes good financial sense. The..
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..
I love burritos, but I had to delete an app developed by a chain restaurant that allowed me a convenient way to get my burrito fix. I’ve been putting it off for months, but I finally decided that..
If you're thinking about buying your first home or a new car but are worried your credit score will prevent you from making these purchases, we have three pro tips to help you boost your credit..
Earlier this year, I set up a payment plan with a medical provider. But the billing office made an error and the next thing I knew I was receiving threatening messages from a third-party..
Living on a fixed income is hard for anyone, but for senior citizens, it’s especially challenging. Rising health care costs, insufficient retirement benefits, and longer life expectancies make a..