16 Tips to a Successful Yard Sale

Personal Finance

16 Tips to a Successful Yard Sale

16 Tips to a Successful Yard Sale

It’s an American classic: the yard sale. Or tag sale, garage sale, attic sale, porch sale, barn sale, junk sale, moving sale, and the ever-popular rummage sale. Sharing your household excess with others while making a pocketful of change is a tradition that’s been around for as long as people have been collecting clutter. But don’t make... Read More

Beware This Publix Coupon Scam

Identity Theft

Beware This Publix Coupon Scam

Beware This Publix Coupon Scam

Publix shoppers are the latest targets of a coupon scam on Facebook promising $75 off an $80 purchase. Customers took to social media to report receiving a link by private message, complete with expiration date, UPC code, terms and conditions and even the Publix logo and slogan. The link directs users to a fake Publix website, then prompts them to share the offer... Read More

Bing Just Banned These Ads for Being Scammy

Personal Finance

Bing Just Banned These Ads for Being Scammy

Bing Just Banned These Ads for Being Scammy

Tech support scammers love taking advantage of Windows and Mac users so they can persuade them to pay exorbitant fees for “repairs.” They also love appearing in online search engines, like Bing, where it’s easy to trawl for new victims. Sadly for the scammers, Microsoft’s search engine banned ads for those tech support services this week, “because of serious quality issues that can impact... Read More

Is My Foreclosure Still Hurting My Credit?

Mortgages

Is My Foreclosure Still Hurting My Credit?

Is My Foreclosure Still Hurting My Credit?

You’ve worked hard to put your foreclosure behind you. Your monetary issues leading to the loss are in the past and you’re ready to move on, both figuratively and literally. There’s just one small thing potentially holding back: your credit score. But exactly how long do you have to worry about a foreclosure harming your... Read More

A Crash Course to Moving On From Bad Credit

Credit Score

A Crash Course to Moving On From Bad Credit

A Crash Course to Moving On From Bad Credit

So, you’ve decided to get serious, fix your credit issues and build healthier credit. Way to go! Often, the first question I’m asked by folks working to improve their credit is, “How long will it take for my credit score to improve so I can … buy a home, pay for my wedding, afford college and... Read More

Does Money Make You Lonely?

Personal Finance

Does Money Make You Lonely?

Does Money Make You Lonely?

What would you do if you got a big raise at work that put you in a comfortable position to afford everything you not only need, but everything you want as well? Throw lavish parties? Take friends and family on a trip around the world? Or hide away by yourself at home, reading the latest... Read More

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