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Foreclosures, good debt, shopping tips and more. Check out what you missed this past week On the Money.
The company is quietly reconsidering its pledge not to raise interest rates on cards at any time, for any reason ... like being late on an unrelated bill, the New York Times reports.
We touched on a lot this week. From your frustrations with the housing market to navigating the jungle of health benefits, check out what's happening On the Money.
Why it's not necessarily best to pay off your mortgage right away. Plus, more answers to reader questions.
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Here's a roundup of what we've been discussing here this week. And remember, you can always e-mail me your questions and comments.
These days, we could all use a little help out there. From the best ways to pay for college to making sure your retirement stays intact, here's what I'm telling readers.
I recently participated in a feature for SELF magazine to help a reader in her day-to-day process of managing her money. Check it out and let me know what you think.
If you're overwhelmed with debt, a non-profit credit counselor may be what you need.
There's a new class of Americans whose entire investment strategy consists of playing the lottery and hoping for the best.
Don't spend more than 15% of your monthly income on paying down debt. Instead, chip away until it's at zero.
If your spouse is in debt, it won't necessarily affect your credit score. But you should work together if you want to buy a home.
Roth IRAs are great for retirement savings, but there are better ways to invest for college.
Having unused credit cards strengthens your ability to get the best home loan available.
The best way to do it is also the most obvious: get your credit card balances to zero.
I’m here because I passionately believe that the ability to manage your personal finances determines what kind of life you’re able to lead. Let's get started.
New York Times business writer David Leonhardt has been an evangelist for renting, not owning, your house. Exactly how did he come to change his mind?
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The economic slowdown has swelled the ranks of people without health insurance. But now it is also threatening millions of people who have insurance but find that the coverage is too limited or that they cannot afford their own share of medical costs.
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