The Unofficial New Year: What’s On Your Credit ReportI'll bet every time I have suggested that you get copies of your free credit reports you have made a mental note, but haven't done it yet.
The Problem With Not Knowing Your Credit StatsYou may think your credit report is perfect because you have never been late or missed any of your loan payments, but recent studies have shown that perhaps as many as 50% of all credit reports have errors in them.
Checking Your Credit ReportI'll bet every time I have suggested that you get copies of your free credit reports you have made a mental note to check yours. Do it now!
Your Credit ReportThe three large reporting companies, TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian, will provide you with an annual free copy of your credit report, but you must ask for it.
Kids And Credit CardsCredit card companies can no longer easily sign a kid up for a credit card.
Teaching Teens Money Management BasicsA 2007 survey of teens by Charles Schwab & Co. found less than half are able to budget their money effectively.
Car Smarts: Drive For LessWhen it comes to getting around town, get more mileage out of your money.
Considering A Loan From Your Retirement PlanMost financial experts say borrowing from your 401k should be a last resort. But what’s the catch?
Budget For Emergency SavingsEstablishing an emergency savings plan is one of your most important financial moves.
Reduce Temptation: Slow The Deluge Of Junk Mail & Calls Unsolicited credit card offers are more than just spending temptations. They are also potential opportunities for identity thieves.
Debt & The Compulsive SpenderAt what point does a fun shopping habit become a debt-causing addiction? Are you a compulsive shopper?
Travel Without Breaking The BudgetIt is nearly time to plan the family’s summer getaway. Don’t let a burden of debt displace your happy vacation memories.