ADVERTISEMENT

Credit

Protect Yourself from Overdraft 'Protection'

Account busters Banks make billions by charging people overdraft "protection" fees. The Center for Responsible Lending says that banks took in about $24 billion in 2008; estimates for 2009 are well over $30 billion. New federal rules take effect...

Is Your Spouse Hiding Debt?

Erica Sandberg is a credit expert and columnist for Creditcards.com. She is also the author of "Expecting Money: The Essential Financial Plan for New and Growing Families." To read the original article click here.Q: I just checked my credit...

Debt Diet Part III, Time to File Bankruptcy?

  This post is a follow-up to Debt Diets Part I and Part II. Mary Reed and Gerri Detweiler are co-authors of "Debt Collection Answers: How to Use Debt Collection Laws to Protect Your Rights." They also answer debt questions at...

Your (New & Improved?) Credit Card

The CARD Act of 2009, which takes effect on Monday, reins in some nasty practices, but leaves some loopholes you need to be aware of. It's still up to you to know the terms of your cards, read the fine print and stay on top of any shenanigans...

Fuzzy Math Recovery (winners announced!)

Many thanks to all those who participated in last week's pop quiz!Congratulations to Sophia and Kristina, our two winners! Although several other readers came close—Stephanie, Amanda, Kateh, Jordana, Debi, Beth, Di, Jamie—we regret to report that...

Whip Your Credit Into Shape

Erica Sandberg is a credit expert and columnist for Creditcards.com. She is also the author of "Expecting Money: The Essential Financial Plan for New and Growing Families." Q: I have been trying to improve my credit for about four years now, but...

Debt Diet Part II: Is Debt Settlement for You?

This post is a follow up to "Debt Diet, Part I."Gerri Detweiler and Mary Reed are co-authors of "Debt Collection Answers: How to Use Debt Collection Laws to Protect Your Rights." They also answer debt questions at DebtCollectionAnswers.com. Debt...

Debt Diet, Part I

Gerri Detweiler and Mary Reed are co-authors of "Debt Collection Answers: How to Use Debt Collection Laws to Protect Your Rights." They also answer debt questions at DebtCollectionAnswers.com. Just as the same old diet advice (eat less! exercise...

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

© Copyright DailyWorth 2014