Q&A: What should I do if I'm the victim of identity theft?Be prepared to do these 4 things right away.
Q&A: Can a spouse claim benefits if their spouse committed suicide?That depends on a couple of scenarios.
When disaster strikes...strike back.
Q&A: What should I do if I'm the victim of identity theft?Know the 4 steps
Q&A: What happens to a bank loan in the event of a death?The answer depends on whether there were any co-signers against the debt.
Q&A: Does credit card debt transfer to your children after death?This question highlights one of the top reasons why you have credit in your name only.
June 24, 2013
Hurricane season started June 1 and now is the time to ask yourself if you’re ready. In addition to bottled water and fresh batteries, it may be time to buy flood...
June 20, 2013
College graduates are coming to grips with an underwhelming economy — one that has 41 percent of them destined for part-time work, or work in fields completely unrelated to their major, according to a...
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 13, 2013
You can, and I just did. In just five minutes online, I discovered two checks that were mailed to me years ago and weren’t delivered. I put in my claim and the money is on its way.
The source is the unclaimed property office of your state....
June 13, 2013
Long-term-care insurance has always been an expensive product, but now it is getting a lot pricier - especially for single women who may most need help in old age.
Providers are raising rates for old policies and new ones - by as much as 60...
June 10, 2013
U.S. financial consumers may indeed see slivers of sunlight on the economic horizon, but when it comes to saving money, especially with a rainy-day fund, storm clouds continue to brew.
The Finra Investor Education Foundation has the goods,...
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 4, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — This could be a stormy year, hurricane-wise.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's...
June 3, 2013
Last year, Natalia Esparra, then 34 and a new bride, learned that something had gone wrong with her photographer's memory card and that all of her wedding photos had disappeared. Three recovery companies looked at the memory card, the backup hard...
June 3, 2013
Slower growth in U.S. healthcare costs improved the budget outlook for the Medicare program for the elderly from last year, but the fortunes of the Social Security pension program have not changed despite a better economy, trustees of the...