Sept. 14, 2017

Here’s how much it costs to freeze your credit in every US state

Equifax data breach got you down? Here's how to freeze your credit and keep scammers from destroying your finances.

Sept. 12, 2017

How to protect your credit right now — in 3 easy steps

Equifax data breach got you stressed out? Don't panic. Here's what to do and know if your information was hacked: including the pros and cons of setting up a fraud alert.
Sept. 7, 2017

How to find out if you’re among the 143 million victims of the Equifax data breach

Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus, announced an enormous data breach Thursday, with as many as 143 million Americans affected.
Sept. 6, 2017

This is how to choose a credit card

If credit cards scare you, you're not alone. Here's how to overcome your fears and make the best choice.
Aug. 31, 2017

You might actually have multiple credit scores — at the same time 

FICO, VantageScore, Score 8... oh my! This is how to check your most important credit scores, actually understand if they are good or bad, and raise them.
Aug. 30, 2017

This is how to rank your financial priorities

Should you pay off credit cards or student debt first? How much should you save for retirement? These rules of thumb will keep you on track.

Aug. 29, 2017

How shared credit cards trap domestic abuse victims

Those combining finances with a partner need to understand the difference between joint credit card accounts and those with authorized users.
Aug. 22, 2017

Is it time to buy your first home?

After a decade of apartment life, a Pittsburgh couple purchased their first property in the city.
Aug. 18, 2017

A 5-step checklist for raising your credit score

Pro tips for making your credit score shine — no matter how low it is now.
Aug. 3, 2017

Here’s how many couples really fight about money

Want to stop arguing about money with your girlfriend, boyfriend, husband, wife or partner? Here are 3 key ways to stop.
July 12, 2017

Credit problems? Stolen identity? How to solve your money mysteries.

Comedian and actor Gary Richardson shares his own experience with identity theft.

June 20, 2017

How to save as much money as possible on a car loan

Car loans and payments can turn into a nightmare. Here's how to snag a set of wheels you love and can actually afford — whatever your credit score.
June 12, 2017

Here's what the new Supreme Court decision about debt collection means for you

Neil Gorsuch's first SCOTUS decision in Henson v. Santander Consumer might confuse you. This is what to know about your legal rights.
May 30, 2017

Is your credit score higher than the average American's?

The average credit score in the United States has hit a record high.
May 16, 2017

Raise your credit score with these 5 simple tips

A poor credit score could cost you more than $30,000 in interest over your lifetime.
May 4, 2017

7 secrets to disputing credit card charges like a pro

Never pay a wrongful credit card charge again.

May 4, 2017

5 foolproof ways to wipe out your debt

What can you do if you're really in debt? Find out five surprising ways to climb out of a financial mess.
April 25, 2017

You can still save money refinancing your student loans — but you need to hurry

The savings you can expect from student loan refinancing are in decline.
April 25, 2017

How to use new credit score changes to your advantage

This VantageScore change could help you raise your credit score and improve your credit history — a great way to save money.
April 24, 2017

9 things to get rid of to simplify your life — and save money

Never pay for storage again.
April 21, 2017

5 credit card mistakes you're making... without even realizing it

Being smart about using your credit cards can help you reap real financial rewards.

April 20, 2017

Here are the best credit cards if you're broke

Here are the best credit cards if you have a low credit score, carry a balance or are generally afraid of credit cards.
April 14, 2017

Here are your rights if a debt collector harasses you about unpaid taxes

Worried about IRS debt collectors calling you about late taxes? Here are your rights.
April 11, 2017

5 smart steps to get to a perfect credit score

Raise your credit score to excellent, or even "perfect," with these crucial tips.
April 6, 2017

5 personal money numbers everyone should know

Do you know these important financial numbers showing your financial fitness? Find out how to create your money report card.
March 31, 2017

5 easy steps to becoming a 'financial adult' by the end of the month

How can you do better at financial adulting? Follow these 5 tips to get your money under control.

March 31, 2017

30 easy money hacks to get a little richer every single day this month

These 30 tips will improve your financial situation each day this April — so you have more money saved by the end of the month.
March 27, 2017

Here's the secret to paying way less for an awesome credit card

Reduce or eliminate your annual credit card fee with just one phone call; a new poll shows it is easier than you'd expect.
March 23, 2017

Your credit score might be wrong. Here's why a top credit bureau just got fined $3 million.

Credit score drama? Here's how to get your real FICO or VantageScore credit score — without being misled.
March 13, 2017

7 financial products that seem great — but are actually dangerous

Buyer beware, especially when you're already in debt.