Money & Credit

  • 3 Reasons Not To Do Business With a Full-Commission Stock Broker

      

    Do stockbrokers work for you or against you? The answer might surprise you. Stockbrokers are allowed to work against the best interest of their customers. By contrast, an independent fee-only...

  • How To Get the Maximum Social Security Check

      

    Want to know how to get the biggest Social Security check when you retire? I have guidance to help you. Recent media reports scared people into thinking they will almost never be able to...

  • Making $75,000 and Living Hand to Mouth? Here's How To Stop

      

    The goal of everything I do is to help you keep more of what you make. That's why I was very disheartened to read a new survey that said a lot of high income earners are basically living...

  • Clark Howard's Free Credit Report Guide

      

    Are you getting all your free credit reports? Due to the passage of the 2003 Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA), all Americans are entitled to one free credit report from each of...

  • Find and Claim Missing Money for Free

      

    Unclaimed money from bank accounts, insurance policies, and safe deposit boxes could be hanging out unloved in your name. I want to tell you how to check and collect it without paying any...

  • Is Apple Pay secure enough yet?

      

    Related article: How Apple Pay Is Being Exploited by Criminals TRANSCRIPT: Okay I was flat out wrong about this. I was excited about Apple Pay when it launched because it was designed from the...

  • Billcutterz: Can They Really Lower Your Bills for You?

      

    You may have heard before that you can get many monthly bills such as cable television and internet service lowered just by calling your provider and asking them to lower your bill or by...

  • 5 Costly Retirement Planning Mistakes

      

    The majority of us are aware that the retirement statistics in America are alarming.  Studies tell us that half of all Americans say they can’t afford retirement, and one-third have...

  • 4 Ways Couples Can Dream Together To Achieve Their Financial Future

      

    Dreaming together as a couple about your financial future can be one of the most rewarding experiences if done correctly. Being on the same “money page” in the book of your lives can...

  • 5 Common Budget Leaks and How To Fix Them

      

    Raise your hand if... you've ever made it to the end of the month, confident in your ability to budget and manage your money, only to find that you've completely overspent and are in the...

  • 5 Ways To Spring Clean Your Finances

      

    You know this is the time for spring cleaning -- but do you wonder why? The origins of this tradition run deep in cultures around the world, and spring has become the time of year we associate...

  • How to get more out of your Medicare now

      

    Unfortunately, Medicare is a tricky subject fraught with multiple complexities.  While you’ve most likely been paying into it for years, you also may still have many unanswered...

  • Can Credit Repair Really Raise Your Score?

      

    The promise of credit repair outfits is an alluring one -- they say they'll remove bad credit marks from your record for a price. But what's the real deal? Credit repair firms make...

  • Not All Credit Card Comparison Shopping Sites Created Equal

      

    The banksters are at it again. The Wall Street Journal  says there's dirty dealings going on, with many popular credit card comparison sites lying to you when you go to pick the best...

  • The Best Banks Are Not Banks At All...

      

    Looking for the best bank in America? Don't look at any of the bigs like Bank of America, Chase, Well Fargo, or Citibank. Credit unions are king I have long believed companies that...