Whether you are a novice when it comes to counting your coins or an experienced investor, there are always steps you can take to take control of your financial destiny.
A space to examine the everyday dollars and cents issues that impact your wallet and bottom line.
There’s nothing worse than being taken advantage of — whether it’s a vandalized car, home robbery or credit card fraud. It’s hard to deal with being violated while trying to figure out what was taken and how to recover or replace it. While most of us have measures in place, including alarms and insurance, to […]
With a little planning, you can file your taxes efficiently, without the headache and at the greatest benefit to your finances.
Most of us are either in — or one paycheck away from — a financial crisis. Considering the current government shutdown, it’s now or never when it comes to taking control of our financial future.
After decades of work, easing into retirement can be an exciting time. But the luster can wear off quickly if you don’t have a good retirement-income plan already in place when those weekly paychecks stop — especially if your retirement savings and Social Security aren’t enough to cover expenses.
Millions may be missing out on experiences, cash back, and other benefits that their credit cards offer.
Managing (and saving) money can seem like the ultimate chore. With each paycheck, we promise ourselves to get our finances in order, pay down debt and not make any of the bad spending decisions we’ve previously made.
It also depends on the kind of cash advances you choose. Some reverse mortgages cost a lot more than others which reduces the amount of cash you can get from them.
Once you know what’s on your report, identify and remove errors and old negative items. Send a certified letter — do not dispute the item online — to each credit bureau where the delinquency or error is memorialized requesting it be removed
The headline was that 39.7 million people were poor in 2017. This works out to 12.3 percent of the population or one in eight Americans. The good news is that the U.S. poverty rate has fallen since 2010, when it hit 15.1 percent, and is now where it was before the Great Recession.