October 30, 2013
One of the best and easiest ways to stay out of debt and reach your...
October 23, 2013
October 9, 2013
If a journalist makes a factual mistake, a newspaper will publish a correction within a day or two. But if a credit bureau publishes an error about you, the...
September 19, 2013
Max was one of those guys who could hang up a gas nozzle with one hand... while pulling out his wallet with the other. But that wasn't what impressed me about his gas station payment dance.
It was the ten or twelve credit cards he...
June 25, 2013
Why are so many Americans burying their heads in the sand over their credit scores?
A report from the Consumer Federation of America shows Americans “know...
June 19, 2013
Like many people, I’m concerned about protecting my financial information from online thieves who want to steal my identity. Identity theft is not a...
June 6, 2013
Consumer alert! More dentists and doctors are offering “health care credit cards” as a way of financing your treatment costs. The record shows you’re often rushed to sign up, and that...
June 5, 2013
Many people who haven’t saved enough money, or who suffered a financial setback during the recession, ask me if it’s too late for them to make a difference in their personal finances.
My immediate response is: What do you want to accomplish...
June 4, 2013
Two important statistics: 22 percent of Americans have never checked the accuracy of their credit reports; and 23 percent have had a credit-report problem such as...
May 29, 2013
It doesn’t take long for couples to realize that some important marital issues must be approached delicately; finances are one of those...