If you’re one of the 39% of Americans who carry credit card debt over from month to month, here are some ways to get back on track.
There’s no shame in admitting that you have a credit card problem. In fact, that’s the first step towards taking back your financial future. Let’s not talk about how you got here. It doesn’t matter if it was months of living outside of your means, or a one-time expense that you might have been unprepared for. What matters is that you’re going to do something about it.
Once you’ve applied for a mortgage, don’t do anything that may impact your credit score.
Having an emergency fund is one way to help yourself feel and be more financially secure, especially if you’re a homeowner. So how big should that emergency fund be?
There are a lot of different credit card options out there, from basic ones with low APR for rebuilding credit to those with 3 and 5% cash back on purchases.
Did you know it’s National Identity Theft Week? Identity theft can impact pretty much anyone at any stage of life – and sometimes the thief isn’t even interested in your money.
Loans can be tricky. With so many different options, how do you decide which one is right for you? The amount of money you’re borrowing will determine if you need an unsecured or secured loan. What’s the difference? Read on.
Credit card spending can have its disadvantages if you don’t have self-control. It can also have its drawbacks for not using it enough, too.
You can’t control rising tuition or housing costs, but awareness of other expenses and knowing where you can save money during college can help reduce your college debt. If you’re looking to put a little extra cash in your pocket this school year, try these few simple tips to save money while you’re a college student.
Here’s an inside look at credit card debt and the middle class in 2012. The way that the typical American has been using credit cards lately may surprise you!