Fair Credit Reporting Act: Know Your Rights
Your credit report contains a great deal of information about your financial situation. And, while you might think…
Do You Need Credit Monitoring? How About a Free One?
Your credit situation can be a big deal. Changes to your credit situation can result in problems with…
The Pros and Cons of Credit Union Credit Cards
If you are looking for a credit card with better terms and conditions than the big banks, your…
Are You Comfortable with Your Level of Debt?
A couple of years ago, a friend of mine made this interesting observation about his financial situation: “I’m…
3 Things Mortgage Lenders Look for in a Borrower
With the mortgage rates at historic low and the housing market recovering from the crash, more people are…
Pay Down Your Credit Card Debt Faster with a Balance Transfer
Getting out of credit card debt can be a long and fraustrating process. Every day, interest accumulates on…
3 Ways to Avoid a Student Loan Debt Crisis
One of the realities of our higher education system is that student loans are increasingly a part of…
The Benefits of Being Debt-Free
It never fails. You set out to pay off your debts. You’re ambitious. You snowflake money toward your…
The High Price of “Low Cost” Payday Loans
You’re two weeks away from payday, and your car breaks down. The fix is going to cost $100….
How Far Would You Go to Pay Off Debt?
I’ve seen a similar question asked on a couple of different forums I’ve visited. How far would you…