Consumers face rising prices almost everywhere they turn, including on basics like gas and food. At the same time, rising interest rates can translate into higher credit card payments for people carrying debt month to month. Here are five strategies that can help.
Credit scoring can feel like a frustrating game — falls can be sudden and swift, and climbing is a slow slog. The traditional advice of paying on time and keeping balances low will eventually result in decent credit. But you can speed it up.
If your summer of “revenge” spending has come for a payback of its own in the form of lingering debt, make a plan for paying it off.
The pandemic has caused many people to reassess their priorities. There is talk of moving out of the city, simplifying life and saving more money.
The quickly unfolding coronavirus outbreak is an extreme case, but any sort of hard times will test our personal finances.
Dreaming of a savings goal is almost always fun — a sunny vacation, the perfect home, a dazzling holiday gift. But think about how long it can take to get there, and all that fun might fade away.
If you’re looking to build credit or help your score recover from past mistakes, a cash infusion can help. Here’s how to use a refund to polish your credit.
Dipping your toe into the world of credit? You’re in luck: There are more ways to establish credit now than there were in decades past. Here are three well-known ways to establish credit, plus some new products designed to give you a leg up.