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May 10, 2019 4:16 PM
By Eric Olsen, Executive Director, HELPS Nonprofit Law Firm Recreational Vehicle loans last typically for 10-15 years and sometimes up to 20 yea ...
May 09, 2019 3:44 PM
Congratulations! You're worth a bit more this year than you were last year... to identity thieves. Top10VPN recently released their 2019 Dark Web ...
May 08, 2019 3:55 PM
Are you keeping your credit card debt under control? Recent data from Bloomberg shows that more consumers are having a hard time doing so. Credit car ...
May 03, 2019 2:11 PM
If you check your credit report regularly, there's a reasonable chance that you've come across an error. As many as 1-in-4 consumers have ...
May 02, 2019 2:09 PM
Do you carry a balance on your credit card? Does the balance haunt you each month, running up interest charges, despite your best efforts to pay it of ...
May 01, 2019 3:05 PM
America's credit scores have improved along with the improving economy. Compared to 2006, there are approximately fifteen million fewer Americans ...
April 30, 2019 1:16 PM
If you're in the market for a home, a high credit score is key to qualifying for a mortgage loan and getting the lowest interest rates possible. W ...
April 30, 2019 1:10 PM
You've reached a point where you don't have to use credit cards anymore. Your home is paid off. You don't have other outstanding debts. Yo ...
April 29, 2019 4:20 PM
It's bad enough when someone steals your identity and opens accounts in your name. What happens if thieves steal part of your identity and use it ...
April 25, 2019 1:32 PM
If you're dealing with credit card debt, you know high interest rates make it difficult to get ahead. Even when you're staying on top of your ...
April 25, 2019 1:25 PM
You're happy with your favorite credit card. You've used it for years and years. Why would you consider changing to a different one? Card loya ...
April 24, 2019 1:49 PM
It's another lean financial month. You'll be lucky just to make the minimum payment on your credit card bill. Should you wait until you can pa ...
April 23, 2019 1:16 PM
According to Federal Reserve data, America's outstanding revolving debt — mostly credit card debt — stood at $1.055 trillion ...
April 22, 2019 3:25 PM
If you've ever carried credit card debt, you know how difficult it can be to get out from under it. Federal Reserve data shows that as of the ...
April 22, 2019 3:18 PM
If you're one of those rare millennials who made it through the home-buying process, congratulations! You probably feel a great sense of sati ...
April 22, 2019 3:00 PM
Do you know your credit card numbers by heart? Or at least have them recorded somewhere safe? If you can't locate them, you want to make sure you ...
April 18, 2019 5:35 PM
You probably receive plenty of credit card offers, through both direct mail and digital methods like card issuer e-mails and social media ads. Which p ...
April 17, 2019 4:47 PM
Do you love getting a big tax refund? You shouldn't. You paid more than you owed and gave the government an interest-free loan when you could have ...
April 16, 2019 1:36 PM
Prior to the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009, restrictions on credit card issuers were loose at best. Bu ...
April 10, 2019 4:37 PM
If you've been homesearching for a long time without success, you may be looking in the wrong place. According to the Census Bureau's 201 ...
April 09, 2019 2:03 PM
Gone are the days of having to call a 1-800 number to interact with customer service teams. With the rise of social media, support is often available ...
April 08, 2019 3:17 PM
You've completed your 2018 tax return, and you don't like the results. How did you end up owing so much money? There's nothing you can do ...
April 05, 2019 1:13 PM
Wouldn't it be nice if you could deduct your credit card debt from your taxes? For most Americans, that's just a dream that will never come tr ...
April 03, 2019 2:51 PM
Ah, springtime. Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping and homes are selling. Are you planning to sell your home, too? According to recent res ...
March 26, 2019 1:51 PM
Following the massive Equifax hack of 2017, many people believe the credit bureaus have shown that they can't protect people's identities. It& ...
March 25, 2019 3:37 PM
Would you know what to do if you discovered that you were a victim of identity theft? Given the massive data breaches that have occured over the past ...
March 22, 2019 4:48 PM
You've received a phone call from a utility company demanding a payment right now or your utilities will be immediately shut off, or maybe represe ...
March 14, 2019 12:20 PM
If you need money and have bad credit, payday loans may seem like your only option. But payday loans are inherently risky, and payday loan regula ...
March 13, 2019 2:08 PM
Will the next drag on America's economy tunn out to be student loans? America's student loan debt burden hit $1.56 trillion, more than an ...
March 12, 2019 2:00 PM
Are you planning on joining the gig economy and becoming self-employed? Are you embarking on retirement after years with a traditional employer? We wi ...