5 Credit Cards for Retirees

Credit Cards

5 Credit Cards for Retirees

5 Credit Cards for Retirees

You’ve put your time in at work, and now you’re ready to retire and relax. Nevertheless, you may still need the security and convenience of a credit card, as well as the rewards and benefits that you’ve grown accustomed to. Thankfully, you can still qualify for a credit card, even if you’re no longer employed... Read More

How to Get a Mortgage After a Loan Modification

Mortgages

How to Get a Mortgage After a Loan Modification

How to Get a Mortgage After a Loan Modification

One of the challenges many homeowners faced in the recession was financial hardships. Loan modifications were often a short-term solution banks offered for homeowners facing delinquency, income changes or loss of home equity. If you have a loan modification but want to move and buy a new home, here’s what you need to know about... Read More

8 Steps to Rebuild Your Financial Life After Divorce

Personal Finance

8 Steps to Rebuild Your Financial Life After Divorce

8 Steps to Rebuild Your Financial Life After Divorce

If you’ve gone through it, you don’t need me to tell you how financially devastating divorce can be. Many people lose half (or more) of everything they’ve saved over their lives. This includes their home, retirement, business and investments. If that isn’t bad enough, divorced people often see their income wither while their expenses explode.... Read More

7 Money Lessons I Learned From ‘Friends’

Personal Finance

7 Money Lessons I Learned From ‘Friends’

7 Money Lessons I Learned From ‘Friends’

Even after all these years, “Friends” is still my favorite show. I watched the series when it originally aired and have binged the stories of my favorite six New Yorkers several times since — laughing with them, dreading turning 30 with them and even learning from them. I’ve looked to the group for dating advice... Read More

Why You Need to Check If Your Child Has a Credit Report

Identity Theft

Why You Need to Check If Your Child Has a Credit Report

Why You Need to Check If Your Child Has a Credit Report

Imagine a 9-year-old swimming in credit card debt. Or a 13-year-old being hounded by bill collectors. Sound ridiculous? Well these are very real scenarios. It turns out adults aren’t the only demographic credit fraudsters target. Even children are at risk of having their identity stolen. In fact, child identity theft impacts 1 in 40 households with children... Read More

5 Mistakes to Avoid When You Start Saving Money

Personal Finance

5 Mistakes to Avoid When You Start Saving Money

5 Mistakes to Avoid When You Start Saving Money

We all love it when payday rolls around and the idea of using the influx of cash to buy a new pair of shoes or a round of drinks can be tempting. But it’s not always the best idea. Sure, having a budget is like being on a diet (you have to treat yourself now... Read More

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