The 60 Minutes report on credit reporting and the three big bureaus earlier this year uncovered a host of problems. How to decipher the double talk and get into the details.
July 19, 2013
It might not be the credit card companies or banks breaking financial news this week, but you can be sure these stories will affect your personal finances.
July 5, 2013
With Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, it’s akin to “two steps forward and one step back” as the agencies improve in some areas and deal with scandals in other areas.
June 20, 2013
Men are choosing to stand in line for disability instead of lines for a job. Are the reasons justified and should women not feel guilty about making the money that pays the Visa bill each month?
June 13, 2013
It’s fascinating to realize every time we apply for a credit card or bank account online, the technology provides for answers within seconds. Ever wonder how they do that?
May 30, 2013
Is Wells Fargo trying to offset some of the bad publicity it’s received in recent months? It just announced a milestone with its rewards credit card for mortgage holders.
May 23, 2013
There’s yet another way scammers are looking to assist you in parting ways with your money. This time, it involves prepaid debit cards. The FTC lays out new rules and needs your comments.
May 16, 2013
Millions of families are buckling under massive credit card debt and student loan debt. So why is the government raking in billions in profits from that misery?