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Money & Credit

Equifax warms up to credit freeze customers Money & Credit March 31, 2011
Equifax will join Experian and TransUnion in now allowing you to see your credit reports online even when your credit…
Financial infidelity can harm a relationship Life March 30, 2011
Are you cheating on your spouse or significant other financially?There were 2 studies I saw recently, one reported by superb…
New rules will force more disclosure of your credit score
New rules will force more disclosure of your credit score Money & Credit March 30, 2011
Beginning this summer, financial institutions will be required to disclose your credit score whenever they make an adverse decision such…
Few Americans are confident they have the money to retire
Few Americans are confident they have the money to retire Money & Credit March 25, 2011
A new survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) shows that only 13% of Americans are highly confident they'll…
What separates millionaires from the rest of us?
What separates millionaires from the rest of us? Money & Credit March 23, 2011
A new study of millionaires sheds some light on what separates the ultra-wealthy from the rest of us. The study,…
What separates millionaires from the rest of us?
Turn your loose change into gift cards Deals & Savings March 21, 2011
Coinstar has announced a new way that you can turn your loose change in and avoid paying the 7% surcharge…
What separates millionaires from the rest of us?
Identity theft tops new tally of consumer complaints Money & Credit March 16, 2011
Identity theft tops the Federal Trade Commission's list of top consumer complaints in 2010. You often hear about economic identity…
What separates millionaires from the rest of us?
Americans continue reducing debt-to-income ratio Money & Credit March 16, 2011
CLARKONOMICS: Americans are continuing to heal their personal balance sheets by reducing the level of debt to income they carry.…
Banks push investment and insurance to the detriment of your wall
Banks push investment and insurance to the detriment of your wall Money & Credit March 16, 2011
RIP-OFF ALERT: There's a warning I want to put out about investments and insurance being sold at banks. People buy…
Get 12 more years in retirement with one simple tip
Get 12 more years in retirement with one simple tip Money & Credit March 14, 2011
Read more: 5 ways to catch up on retirement savings In today's world, our financial future as employees falls to us…
Get 12 more years in retirement with one simple tip
How to order your credit reports when your credit file is frozen Money & Credit March 10, 2011
Order your credit reports when your credit file is frozen You can still order your credit reports when your credit…
Get 12 more years in retirement with one simple tip
Average household debt continues declining Clarkonomics March 9, 2011
Editor's note: This segment originally aired in Dec. 2010. CLARKONOMICS: A new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New…
Get 12 more years in retirement with one simple tip
TD Ameritrade offers more than 100 commission-free ETFs Investing & Retirement March 7, 2011
Editor's note: This segment originally aired in Nov. 2010 The cost of investing is getting cheaper and cheaper as another…
Get 12 more years in retirement with one simple tip
Lower credit card debt a sign of economic recovery Clarkonomics March 4, 2011
CLARKONOMICS: A new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York finds a dramatic decrease in mortgage debt, auto…
Get 12 more years in retirement with one simple tip
Using the state lottery as a way to save money?! Money & Credit March 1, 2011
You've probably heard me encouraging people to adopt saving money as a lifestyle choice. But not everyone can easily heed…
Get 12 more years in retirement with one simple tip
Dangers of owning real estate inside your retirement account Homes & Real Estate March 1, 2011
With the real estate market being in the toilet, have you thought about using IRA money to get into real…
Get 12 more years in retirement with one simple tip
New ways coming to shut down economic identity theft Protect Your Rights & Identity February 28, 2011
What if you could shut down credit card fraud cold? Would you be willing to be a more active consumer…
Get 12 more years in retirement with one simple tip
British con artist sentenced in discount bonds scheme Scams & Rip-Offs February 18, 2011
RIP-OFF ALERT: A British man named Robert (Rodney) Tringham stole $7 million from unsuspecting investors by pretending to be a…
A new scheme to collect on old debt
A new scheme to collect on old debt Money & Credit February 16, 2011
There is a new tactic in bill collection that I need to make sure you know about. David Lazarus of…
A new scheme to collect on old debt
Credit making a comeback for small business Business & Entrepreneurs February 11, 2011
For the last 3 years, small businesses have been starved for capital and unable to come up with money to…
Debt-settlement firms masquerading as law firms
Debt-settlement firms masquerading as law firms Money & Credit February 9, 2011
RIP-OFF ALERT: Debt-settlement firms are allegedly masquerading as law firms and collecting retainer fees with the promise of reducing credit…
Debt-settlement firms masquerading as law firms
Credit card issuers targeting those with damaged credit Money & Credit February 9, 2011
Credit card solicitations in your mailbox are poised for a big comeback in 2011, thanks to new analysis of customers…
A Clark Smart alternative to ATM fees at your big bank
A Clark Smart alternative to ATM fees at your big bank Money & Credit February 7, 2011
Instead of applause from the giant monster mega-banks thanking us for bailing them out, we're getting one hand clapping. Do…
A Clark Smart alternative to ATM fees at your big bank
Americans reducing credit card debt Credit & Debit Cards February 4, 2011
New stats from the 6 main credit card issuers show that the credit standing of our the average American is…
Free Tax Preparation Services
Free Tax Preparation Services Taxes February 3, 2011
If you have a relatively simple financial situation, you don't necessarily need someone to do your taxes for you. Get…
Free Tax Preparation Services
Merrill Lynch fined $10 million for trading against customers’ or Money & Credit January 31, 2011
For years, I've warned about the danger of doing business with full commission stockbrokers. What used to be called the…
Free Tax Preparation Services
Make 2010 contributions for SEPs, Roths in 2011 Money & Credit January 28, 2011
I am obsessed with you saving money. I want you to be in charge of your own wallet and your…
Online banks continue to offer free checking options
Online banks continue to offer free checking options Money & Credit January 27, 2011
MONEY-SAVING MOMENT: The nation's giant monster mega-banks have signaled their intent to raise prices on checking accounts with a variety…
Credit being extended to people with less than perfect credit
Credit being extended to people with less than perfect credit Money & Credit January 25, 2011
Major credit card issuers are flush with cash and now targeting people who may have been on the lower end…
Credit being extended to people with less than perfect credit
Lenders to disclose credit score when making adverse loan choice Money & Credit January 25, 2011
If you ever thought Washington moves at a snail's pace, listen to this.There was a law passed 8 years ago…
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