Articles about credit
A secured credit card can be a very useful way for young people to build their credit, and for others to rebuild their credit after a financial disaster. Learn more about how a secured credit card works, and decide if it is the right solution for you.
Free Credit Reports are often advertised on the radio; however, sometimes they are just trying to use the offer of a credit report in order to get you to sign up for their service. Fortunately, there are ways that you can get a free credit report, several times a year, and not have to pay fees.
Do you completely understand when it is best to use a debit card, and when you might need to have a credit card? How long will it take you to pay off $3000, if you only make the minimum balance? Can paying an extra $20 a month make much of a difference? This article will help answer these questions, and more.
Should you use a special wedding credit card to pay for your wedding expenses? This article will help you make that decision, and determine which credit cards might be best. In addition, it gives practical solutions for other ways to pay for and manage your wedding expenses.
Learn how to protect yourself from unscrupulous bill collectors. Have you ever received a bill and been certain that you do not owe the requested amount? Perhaps you have never even heard of the company that sent you're the bill. Find out what to do.
If you are the victim of fraud, it is not uncommon to feel embarrassed and humiliated. About 1/3 of victims will never report the crime. However, it is important to be proactive, and work quickly to resolve the situation, or things could get much worse. Find out what to do.
Identity theft affects thousands of people every year, and it happens quickly and unexpectedly. You don't have to be their next victim, though. Here are the steps to protect yourself and handle any problems that could come up.
Stop fighting! There are better ways to handle money. Whether you are a newly married couple, or have been together for a long time, not knowing how to budget and handle money can often be a major stressor and the source of many disagreements. However, there are some smart money tips that have been passed down in our family and that can help both of you learn how to come up with a budget, manage your income, save money and reduce the conflict in your relationship.
Las Vegas is one of the easiest places to get married, and more weddings are held here than anywhere else in the U.S. People come from around the world to get married in Las Vegas. If this is what you want to do, what are the laws and regulations you have to follow? Hint: They are extremely simple for nearly everyone!
What happens to your FDIC insured bank account if your bank fails? Is there a reason to panic? While it may be normal to feel frightened if this happens to your local bank, you'll be glad to know that the worse you will experience will probably be some inconvenience.
If you are considering getting an online MBA Degree in Marketing, this article summarizes the information for the top five online universities. It includes cost per hour, class sizes, and the focus of the various programs. Practical information to help you make the right decision.
Telemarketers may seem friendly, but they can still be trying to steal from you! Beware! There are a few steps you can take to make sure that you do not become their next victim.
Black Friday sales are fun, but they can also expose you to a greater chance of being robbed because you are distracted, you're loading your car with gifts, and you're spending a lot of money. These few shopping safety tricks will help keep you from having your holiday shopping ruined by thieves.
"The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini is the story of two boys who grow up in Afghanistan prior to the Russian invasion. Discover what happens when one moved to America and the other remains behind. A hauntingly beautiful story, but you may want to read the full review before you decide if it is right for you.
Frank Lloyd Wright has long been one of the most respected architects in America. However, how many people know about his scandalous affair with the wife of one of his clients, and the devastating effect it had on the lives of many people? A fascinating biography about this shocking aspect of Frank Lloyd Wright's life.
Saving money is important for everyone in this economy. This article gives practical, realistic ways you can save money on groceries, clothing, utilities and more. For anyone trying to survive in tough times, this article could give you some excellent solutions.