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Kali Geldis

Editorial Director |  In Personal Finance, Credit Cards

Kali Geldis is Credit.com’s Editorial Director. She writes about a wide range of personal finance and credit topics. She previously ran MainStreet, the personal finance website powered by TheStreet. She has also worked for The Wall Street Journal as a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern and at The Huntington Herald-Dispatch as a reporter.

How I Cut My Food Budget $600 in 6 Months

Personal Finance

How I Cut My Food Budget $600 in 6 Months

How I Cut My Food Budget $600 in 6 Months

I opened up my budget tracking tool last November and my jaw dropped — I had spent $1,200 on food that month. That’s when I knew I had to make a change. Now, a few notes about that $1,200 total: That includes groceries, restaurants, bars and fast food. Also, November was a month I prepared… Read More

7 TV Moms With Bad Credit

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7 TV Moms With Bad Credit

7 TV Moms With Bad Credit

As Mother’s Day quickly approaches, we’re taking some time to honor the amazing television moms who’ve made their mark on pop culture. Credit can be a very confusing topic for many Americans, and it’s often possible to┬álearn from someone else’s mistakes. Since credit mistakes in the real world are a lot less funny than they… Read More

Does the Latest Target Data Breach News Up the Ante?

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Does the Latest Target Data Breach News Up the Ante?

Does the Latest Target Data Breach News Up the Ante?

If you’re one of the 40 million victims of the massive Target data breach, it looks like you’re in good company. Target announced Friday in a press release that it has unearthed evidence that more customer information was compromised in last month’s data breach than was originally suspected. After originally stating in December that credit… Read More

Healthcare Credit Cards Latest Target of CFPB

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Healthcare Credit Cards Latest Target of CFPB

Healthcare Credit Cards Latest Target of CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced its latest enforcement action Tuesday, ordering GE Capital Retail Bank and subsidiary CareCredit to refund as much as $34.1 million to consumers who thought they were signing up for interest-free credit cards, but the cards accrued interest to be applied at the end of a promotional period. The refunds,… Read More

This Week in Credit News: Holidays Heat Up

Personal Finance

This Week in Credit News: Holidays Heat Up

This Week in Credit News: Holidays Heat Up

The biggest credit news this week is all about the holidays, as many Americans get a jump start on their holiday gift plans. Giving Gifts? You May Get a Tax Bill Though many Americans aren’t giving away tens of thousands of dollars for the holidays, it’s still important to understand how taxes may impact your… Read More

This Week in Credit News: CFPB on the Move

Personal Finance

This Week in Credit News: CFPB on the Move

This Week in Credit News: CFPB on the Move

The biggest credit news this week is all about some new actions by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. How to Manage Your Elderly Parent’s Money The CFPB recently released some guidelines to help financial caregivers in exercising their fiduciary duties. That may sound more complex than it actually is. About 22 million Americans 60 years… Read More

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