Finance

January 24, 2014

Credit Card Debt Grows Among Those With Poor Credit

Consumers with low credit scores account for an increasingly large chunk of the nation’s credit card debt, with subprime borrowers carrying more than three times the […]
January 23, 2014

'Tis the (Tax) Season: 8 Ways to Avoid an Audit

Wouldn’t it be nice if the IRS released its secret formula for how it selects individual tax returns for audit? That way, we’d do everything we […]
January 22, 2014

A Change is Gonna Come: New Mortgage Rules for 2014

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) thinks it can stave off a future housing crisis with new regulations. Starting Jan. 10, a bevy of new rules […]
January 21, 2014

2014 Predictions: Mortgage and Real Estate

In December, the New York Times ran a great article about what Americans can expect in the upcoming year when it comes to mortgages and home […]
January 17, 2014

Target Breach: Changing Card PIN is Only the First Step

Changing the security code for your debit card may be as easy 1-2-3 following a widespread data breach at Target but guarding your personal information from […]
January 15, 2014

Target Offers Free Credit Monitoring for Customers

Target said Monday that its customers may now sign up for a free year of credit monitoring and identity theft protection, as part of its response […]
January 14, 2014

Don't Fear Credit: 5 Reasons Credit Scores are Scary

Credit is all sorts of fun. At least the folks at Credit.com think so – but they also realize not everyone shares their enthusiasm. The mention […]
January 13, 2014

Personal Finance: What's In and Out for 2014

So what are the 2014 trends when it comes to money? DaveRamsey.com takes a look at the things that some might view as a passing fad […]
January 10, 2014

Target's Data Breach Much Larger; Worst Is Yet to Come

Today, Target announced that had extensively revised the number of customers whose personal information was stolen in a widespread data hack during the holiday season, bringing […]