Welcome to the first installment of “Dollars and Cents“. This is a new segment where I’ll be answering reader questions using video with a bit of humor. It’s part of my life mission of making personal finance fun. 🙂 If you have a question that you want answered, be sure to use our contact form… Continue Reading–>
Getting into debt is so easy. Just a swipe of the card, a late payment, and suddenly your interest rate is 30%. Climbing out of this hole in the past meant grabbing a calculator and a notepad. The tools to get out of debt just weren’t readily available, and understanding exactly how much financial damage… Continue Reading–>
Long gone are the days of grabbing a legal pad, a calculator, and a pen to handle big personal finance tasks. You can now manage your budget, monitor your investments, execute your debt payoff plan, and build for a better future with technology. We’re highlighting some of the best personal finance software available whether you… Continue Reading–>
Identity Theft is increasingly becoming a common crime because of unassuming people who take little care of their personal information. It is easier for Identity thieves to assume one’s life, especially now with all the new technologies readily available to them to commit the crime. Once an ID thief possesses your personal and financial information,… Continue Reading–>
You know that your credit score is one of the most important bits of financial information about you. Where you fall on the credit score scale is often considered to be a way of determining what kind of person you are when it comes to managing your money. Lenders — and plenty of others —… Continue Reading–>
Credit Karma is well-known in the world of personal finance as one of the leaders in offering access to a free credit score. Credit Karma offers an array of interesting information about your credit situation, based on your TransUnion credit report. And now, Credit Karma is offering free daily credit monitoring.