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Mon, 09 May 2011 12:45:22 EDTMore consumers than ever this year will see how their credit scores are used to determine their interest rates and insurance payments. But that may itself lead to more confusion.
Mon, 09 May 2011 14:19:06 EDTTuition continues to soar, but there might be some relief for borrowers grappling with student-loan debt: federal income-based repayment programs.
Mon, 12 Apr 2010 10:28:04 EDTBuried in the health-care bill is some modest help for parents borrowing to pay college costs. But the legislation doesn't address current and former students who are wrestling with education debt.
Tue, 06 Apr 2010 10:11:42 EDTFederal tax credits for home buyers are some of the best deals around—but you'll have to jump through some hoops to get one before the deadline.
Thu, 14 Aug 2008 00:22:00 EDTWith inflation likely to remain a worry, what's an investor to do? Things that worked in the past may not work so well today. Here are smart, basic strategies that investors should consider when trying to inflation-proof their portfolios.
Sat, 28 Jun 2008 23:05:00 EDTIt's time to gather books for warm-weather reading. There are a smattering of books, some new, some old, that will make you a shrewder money manager without making you feel like you're poring through the Tulsa phone directory.
Sat, 14 Jun 2008 23:41:00 EDTA buy-and-hold investor is among the most prudent savers around, as long as that investor has a well-diversified investment plan, invested in low-cost index funds, with a long-term outlook.
Sat, 31 May 2008 23:00:00 EDTWhere does the paycheck that you get every week or two weeks or each month go? You deposit it and pretty soon you realize that most of it is gone. By tracking expenses, you can end up with more money than you probably thought was possible.
Sat, 03 May 2008 23:32:00 EDTHow to save money without scrimping, be thrifty without feeling miserly -- and maintain those habits after our economy picks up speed? Here are some tips.