Knowing these five Cs will make you a more informed and confident borrower.
What does your credit report tell prospective employers about you?
It seems a new data breach happens every week. Is it possible to stay on top of it all and make sure you’re not one of the millions of victims of identity theft?
There are many reasons your credit score may drop—and not all of them are bad!—but knowing how to repair your score is essential for financial wellness.
Credit cards are another responsibility of adulthood. By involving teens in accountable credit card use, they benefit from an early credit history and parental guidance.
Credit scoring isn’t as intuitive as you might think.
What should we do when our friends or members of our family fall on hard times and look to us for help?
Nothing is free, and nothing worth having is easily gotten. It’s a tough lesson to learn for new college graduates — especially those with big student loan debt.
Weigh the price of education carefully.
Avoid scams and start using credit as a tool.
A boon for retirees, or a ripoff?
Relieve yourself of your debts.
If you need some quick cash, think twice before you apply for a payday loan.
Which will you choose to cool off your debt situation?
Before you agree to new arrangements, make sure they’re a good fit.
There are strong laws to help you win your battle with debt collectors.
If you’re asked to make a large financial commitment or approached for monetary assistance, take a breath and refuse.consider the impact on your own financial well -being.
The Federal Trade Commission has your back when it comes to your credit.
Using credit can help you get what you want as long as you keep it under control.
Paying monthly bills with a rewards credit card is a growing trend in household finance, but is it a good idea?
A low minimum payment might sound great on the surface, but can haunt you in the long run.