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Helping storm victims: Make sure you know where your donation is going
Helping storm victims: Make sure you know where your donation is going Money & Credit September 13, 2017
With so many people affected the recent severe weather, you may be like millions of other Americans who want to…
Equifax data breach FAQs: Answers to your biggest questions
Equifax data breach FAQs: Answers to your biggest questions Money & Credit September 13, 2017
After Equifax announced it was the victim of a massive data breach that exposed personal information belonging to 143 million…
Equifax data breach: 5 things to expect when you freeze your credit
Equifax data breach: 5 things to expect when you freeze your credit Money & Credit September 13, 2017
I drove past Equifax’s corporate headquarters in Atlanta for the first time since the data breach and realized that I’ll…
Your budget isn’t working? | Managing your money the old-fashioned way may be your best solution
Your budget isn’t working? | Managing your money the old-fashioned way may be your best solution Money & Credit September 12, 2017
Want lower fees, higher returns, more convenience and better customer service from your bank? Join our #SwitchDitchSave movement and make…
Equifax is waiving credit freeze fees for 30 days
Equifax is waiving credit freeze fees for 30 days Money & Credit September 12, 2017
Following the Equifax data breach that has potentially exposed the personal information of 143 million Americans, money expert Clark Howard…
Equifax changes fine print for TrustedID Premier free credit monitoring
Equifax changes fine print for TrustedID Premier free credit monitoring Money & Credit September 12, 2017
Equifax, one of the three main credit reporting companies, has faced widespread criticism over its response to a massive data…
Free Credit Report Guide
Free Credit Report Guide Money & Credit September 11, 2017
Are you getting all your free credit reports? You are entitled to get a free credit report from all three of…
5 easy ways to avoid paying outrageous ATM fees
5 easy ways to avoid paying outrageous ATM fees Money & Credit September 10, 2017
Bank robbery used to mean that a desperado would go into a bank, all guns blazing, and steal money. Today,…
Equifax says data breach may have exposed personal info of 143 million consumers
Equifax says data breach may have exposed personal info of 143 million consumers Money & Credit September 9, 2017
Equifax, one of the nation's three main credit reporting agencies, has announced a "cybersecurity incident" that could potentially impact roughly…
4 really dumb things people do with credit cards
4 really dumb things people do with credit cards Money & Credit September 8, 2017
Credit cards are a unique tool in that they can be just as empowering as they can be destructive for…
Don’t sign up for Equifax’s free credit monitoring! Here’s what to do instead
Don’t sign up for Equifax’s free credit monitoring! Here’s what to do instead Money & Credit September 8, 2017
After Equifax revealed that a “cybersecurity incident” has potentially exposed the personal information of 143 million Americans, the credit reporting…
Sharing a bank account with an elderly parent can be risky
Sharing a bank account with an elderly parent can be risky Money & Credit September 7, 2017
Sharing a joint bank account with an elderly parent seems like the obvious choice when you’re tasked with managing his…
4 debts you might want to consider refinancing other than your mortgage
4 debts you might want to consider refinancing other than your mortgage Money & Credit September 7, 2017
Financial experts often tout refinancing and consolidation as a great way to help pay off debt, but is refinancing your…
The important documents to take with you during an evacuation
The important documents to take with you during an evacuation Money & Credit September 6, 2017
Millions of Americans are preparing to evacuate their homes as Hurricane Irma plows through the Caribbean on its way toward the…
Want to be rich? Follow these 11 habits of super successful people
Want to be rich? Follow these 11 habits of super successful people Money & Credit September 6, 2017
Everyone is looking for the ultimate secret to success — that one plan, idea, tip or piece of advice that will…
Keeping bad medical debt off your credit report is about to get a lot easier
Keeping bad medical debt off your credit report is about to get a lot easier Money & Credit September 6, 2017
It's no secret that health care is expensive — and there are plenty of statistics that show how the rising costs…
8 ways to save major money on vacation lodging
8 ways to save major money on vacation lodging Travel September 5, 2017
With the ubiquity of travel sites like Expedia and Travelocity making trip planning more streamlined, it is easy to kick…
Opting out of overdraft protection will save you money!
Opting out of overdraft protection will save you money! Money & Credit September 5, 2017
Overdraft protection sounds like a great idea— on the surface. If you’re shopping…
9 great part-time jobs for retirees
9 great part-time jobs for retirees Money & Credit September 1, 2017
Maybe you want to boost your monthly income or just try your hand at something new — there are a lot of…
Retirees: What we should’ve done differently before retirement
Retirees: What we should’ve done differently before retirement Money & Credit August 31, 2017
If you or someone you love is just starting out in the workplace, retirement is probably the last thing on…
Wells Fargo
Update: Wells Fargo announces 1.4 million additional accounts involved in scandal Money & Credit August 31, 2017
The scope of Wells Fargo’s fake accounts scandal grew significantly on Thursday, with the bank now saying that 3.5 million…
20 financial aid terms every college student and parent should understand
20 financial aid terms every college student and parent should understand Money & Credit August 31, 2017
Heading off to college is exciting (maybe a little more for the student than the parents). Not only is college the…
How to get out of debt in 5 simple steps
How to get out of debt in 5 simple steps Money & Credit August 29, 2017
Being in debt can be a stressful experience. No matter what your circumstance is, if you signed for a loan,…
Automatic billing glitch overcharges woman by $142,000: How to prevent it from happening to you
Automatic billing glitch overcharges woman by $142,000: How to prevent it from happening to you Money & Credit August 29, 2017
A few months ago, customers of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, known as Florida Blue, were facing some…
This is taking a $3,300 bite out of your paycheck every year
This is taking a $3,300 bite out of your paycheck every year Money & Credit August 29, 2017
You have a job to make money and provide for your family, but the simple act of going to work…
Have you used TD Bank’s coin-counting machines? You may be owed money!
Have you used TD Bank’s coin-counting machines? You may be owed money! Money & Credit August 28, 2017
If you’ve used TD Bank’s coin-counting machines, you may be owed money from a class action settlement. TD Bank removed…
The cheapest and easiest ways to do a will
The cheapest and easiest ways to do a will Money & Credit August 28, 2017
There are several key elements to consider when you're planning for retirement and your future in general -- living costs, where you may…
Once again, Costco goes above and beyond for the customer
Once again, Costco goes above and beyond for the customer Money & Credit August 25, 2017
My dad loves Costco — maybe not as much as Clark (since that is impossible) — but I spend a whole lot…
This simple chart will help you save $1,000 in a year
This simple chart will help you save $1,000 in a year Money & Credit August 25, 2017
If you had a financial emergency, could you come up with $1,000 in a hurry? According to a GoBankingRates.com survey…
This credit card alternative could be bad for your wallet
This credit card alternative could be bad for your wallet Money & Credit August 24, 2017
The financial services company Affirm is partnering with a growing number of retailers to offer installment loans with no hidden…
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