A client of mine recently received quite a shock when she checked her credit prior to applying for a mortgage. Her credit was normally quite good but had recently received some alarming negative items. After some research, she was surprised to discover that a recent car rental was the cause of her lower credit score…. Read More
For decades, economists have been predicting that we would live in a cashless society. And while this may be true someday, many still prefer to use cash as a brute force method of preventing debt. Nevertheless, here are five times when even the most ardent opponents of credit cards will find them necessary: Renting a… Read More
When you make your travel plans, look for specials on travel sites, such as Travelocity and Expedia, as well as on car rental companies’ sites. Then about a week before your departure, check again. Competition is fierce in this $16 to $20 billion a year industry, so you may just find a better rate.