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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.

This Week in Credit News: Government Shutdown Woes

Personal Finance

This Week in Credit News: Government Shutdown Woes

This Week in Credit News: Government Shutdown Woes

The biggest credit news this week is all about the government shutdown, as furloughed Americans may turn to credit to supplement lost income. Will the Government Shutdown Lead to a Spike in Payday Loans? The federal government shutdown on Tuesday means that hundreds of thousands of Americans have been furloughed. For those who have to… Read More

This Week in Credit News: Mortgage Market

Personal Finance

This Week in Credit News: Mortgage Market

This Week in Credit News: Mortgage Market

The biggest news this week is all about the housing market, as the Fed announced plans to keep interest rates low —  a move that could keep mortgage rates low in tandem. In Surprise, Fed Decides to Maintain Pace of Stimulus After signaling earlier this year that the Federal Reserve would being to unwind its… Read More

This Week in Credit News: Privacy Updates

Personal Finance

This Week in Credit News: Privacy Updates

This Week in Credit News: Privacy Updates

The biggest credit news this week is all about privacy and security, as the new iPhone 5S launches with a fingerprint technology intended to make your smartphone safer. Does the iPhone 5S Fingerprint Tech Make You Safer? The announcement this week of Apple’s latest high-tech smartphone touted a major advance in iPhone security — a… Read More

This Week in Credit News: Lost Opportunities

Personal Finance

This Week in Credit News: Lost Opportunities

This Week in Credit News: Lost Opportunities

The biggest credit news this week is all about the opportunities Americans are missing out on, including saving money and better credit. How Much Does Your Credit Score Cost You? It may be hard to believe, but not taking care of your credit can cost you more than $4,000 a year. Pretty shocking, right? Gerri… Read More

This Week in Credit News: Privacy Nightmares

Personal Finance

This Week in Credit News: Privacy Nightmares

This Week in Credit News: Privacy Nightmares

The biggest credit news this week is all about privacy issues, as Obamacare fraud surfaces and teens might be more privacy-savvy than most parents think. Shocker: Teens Actually Do Care About Their Privacy In a new study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, teens are showing they’re more cognizant of privacy concerns than… Read More

This Week in Credit News: Student Wealth Stunted

Personal Finance

This Week in Credit News: Student Wealth Stunted

This Week in Credit News: Student Wealth Stunted

The biggest credit news this week is all about students’ finances during and after college, and how poor choices made during freshman year can carry over into many years after graduation. In Positive Fed Debt Report, Hidden Danger Lurks Every so often, the Federal Reserve releases a report full of doom and gloom numbers. The… Read More

The Worst Industries for Customer Service

Personal Finance

The Worst Industries for Customer Service

The Worst Industries for Customer Service

Everyone wants to be popular, especially companies. And great customer service is one way to get there. Unfortunately, not all companies measure up when it comes to great customer service, and some industries in particular are continually ranked poorly for customer satisfaction. The newest results of Zendesk’s quarterly survey of the industries with the best… Read More

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