Student loan

Debt Dooms Grads from the Start

Does it come as any surprise that even twentysomethings these days have overwhelming debt? If only they weren’t spending money they didn’t have on...
Debt

Your Credit: A Million Little Pieces?

All those unwanted credit card applications arriving in your mailbox, would you ever consider just handing them out to strangers so they, too, can...

Give Us Your Tired, Your Poor… And Their Serious Home-Buying Power

The Seattle Times reports the story of a man and his family who moved to the Emerald City and bought a house there. A...

Credit Freeze – An (Intentionally) Inconvenient Process?

So, you live in one of the 20 states that allow all consumers – not just victims of identity – the right to freeze...

Credit Freeze – An (Inconvenient) Ounce of Prevention?

If you asked identity theft victims whether they would have preferred to protect themselves before or after their information was stolen, there’s a good...

Credit Can Be Your Best Friend

Your credit profile is your financial fingerprint. It is the cornerstone of your reputation in the marketplace. It documents how you deal with others...