More posts by John Kress

6 Steps to Pay Off Debt With a Credit Card Balance Transfer
6 Steps to Pay Off Debt With a Credit Card Balance Transfer Debt December 17th, 2020
If you're carrying a balance on credit cards that have high interest rates, you might be able to pay off…
Auto Loan Application
Should you refinance your auto loan? Loans September 27th, 2019
Is now a good time to refinance your auto loan? Interest rates for new and even used car loans are…
LG appliances
New report: The #1 household appliance brand in America Shopping & Retail September 24th, 2019
When it comes to household appliances, the brand you buy can make a difference in your long term happiness with…
Credit score drop
Why Did My Credit Score Drop When I Paid Off a Loan? Credit September 20th, 2019
Someone finally pays off a car loan or even a mortgage and how are they rewarded? By seeing a drop…
What to Do When You’re Being Harassed About an Old “Zombie Debt”
What to Do When You’re Being Harassed About an Old “Zombie Debt” Debt October 15th, 2020
Debt from your past that you never paid off can come back to haunt you in the form of "zombie"…
Dark web
Experian Dark Web Scan: What does the service do for you? Protect Your Identity August 28th, 2019
You may have seen ads for credit bureau Experian's Dark Web Scan service and wondered if it's something you should…
Open home safe
How To Choose the Right Home Safe for Your Needs Homes & Real Estate August 21st, 2019
Money expert Clark Howard prefers to store his valuables in a home safe rather than a safe deposit box at…
Baby stuff at yard sale
Where to find free or cheap baby stuff Shopping & Retail August 16th, 2019
News flash: Having kids is expensive. In fact, a 2017 report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says that the…
Kroger
Why you don’t want to ask for cash back at Kroger Shopping & Retail August 7th, 2019
If you've become accustomed to getting cash back when you swipe your debit card at a Kroger grocery store, you…
FTC robocalls map
This new tool shows the states with the most spam calls Cell Phones August 2nd, 2019
A new interactive web page from the Federal Trade Commission aims to shed a little light on what's become a…
2019 Toyota Yaris
The new cars people love the most in 2019 Cars August 2nd, 2019
If you're in the market for a new car, we have a list you need to see. You might be…
The IRS is rolling out a new W-4: What you need to know
The IRS is rolling out a new W-4: What you need to know Taxes July 15th, 2019
The Internal Revenue Service has announced its intention to roll out a new W-4 form soon — and it might…
How a Roku or Other Streaming Device Can Make Your Vacation Even Better
How a Roku or Other Streaming Device Can Make Your Vacation Even Better Travel June 21st, 2019
Anyone who has done much traveling knows that video entertainment options in hotels and even AirBnBs can vary wildly from…