Credit card debt
A balance transfer may be a good option for getting out of debt and reducing interest rates, but there are critical steps that each person should take before they apply for that new credit card.
Posted on Mar 13, 2015
We have heard that applying for credit can impact our credit score. One or two inquiries may have little effect on the numbers, but having several in a year can take its toll. Those applications can have a greater negative effect if they are for credit card accounts.
Posted on Feb 09, 2015
Often targets for bogus financial services, military members, veterans and their families need ways to monitor their credit.
Posted on Jan 12, 2015
Everyday we are inundated by articles, sound bites, Tweets, and commercials telling us how we should be managing our money. But we all have choices and finding an unbiased person to help you make those important financial decisions can be critical to your success.
Posted on Jan 09, 2015
“Consumers exhibiting financial confidence is certainly a positive sign for the American economy. Having been cost-conscious since the beginning of the recession, consumers may now be experiencing the seven-year itch with a desire to begin spending again,” said Gail Cunningham, spokesperson for the NFCC.
Posted on Dec 04, 2014
Struggling to avoid using your credit card? It may be time to think outside the box to get out of debt.
Posted on Dec 02, 2014
We see the commercials telling us to check our credit reports, but many people do not. Here are three examples of why we should take the time to get our reports.
Posted on Sep 15, 2014
Some quick advice on how to make your garage sale a winner.
Posted on Aug 29, 2014
As you watch television, surf the Internet and flip through your favorite magazine, you will undoubtedly see companies advertising that they can show you the best deals in plastic - credit - for you to consider. There are a few reasons to hesitate from relying too much on information that looks like it’s coming from a neutral source. The main one is because the source might not be neutral at all.
Posted on Aug 27, 2014
How do you know debt solutions are working? Notes like these.
Posted on Aug 25, 2014