Bonds may not be the snazziest investment, but they sure can tell us a lot about how the economy is doing. Here's why it's smart to start paying attention to bonds.
Even the smartest people make mistakes while trying to reduce debt. Don’t be one of them.
The Fed raised its benchmark rate last December and — almost nothing changed? Now, just why, exactly?
Balance transfer credit cards can be a good way to consolidate debt. Here's what you need to know before signing the dotted line.
Refinancing to a lower mortgage may sound like a no-brainer, but if you're close to retirement, consider these complications.
These cold, hard facts about credit cards should be your wake up call. Be smart, tackle debt, and use your plastic responsibly.
Generally speaking, debt is bad. But sometimes taking on debt is unavoidable — and can actually be good for you.
Debt consolidation can be a great help in eliminating debt, but it's not a cure all, and it isn't free. Here's what to watch for.
You know the drill — closing a credit card can damage your credit score. But sometimes, it might be the right move.
The Fed raised interest rates for the first time in a decade. How will the market — and your portfolio — respond?
The U.S. economy did pretty well in 2015, and the trend is set to continue. Here's what we think the economy will do in 2016.
Don't let your mortgage lender hold out on you! They're in on these secrets — and they could save you big.
Step one? Stop digging! Step two? Develop smart spending and saving habits, like these, to get on top of your debt — and stay there.
You may be able to pay down your credit card debt faster with a personal loan. These are things you should consider.
A mortgage refinance can save you tons, right? Not always.
Interest rates are STILL at the historic lows they've been since 2008. Here's why the Federal Reserve is keeping them that way — for now.
If you think the interest rates of American banks are wacky, wait until you take a look at rates in these other countries.
Bonds can be an important part of your investment strategy, but they can also be a drag. Find out if bonds are sapping the life from your portfolio.
The difference between 10 years of interest and 30 of interest years can be tremendous, but the decision isn't easy. How long should a mortgage be?
It's hard to get by without a credit card or two. They're convenient and critical to building credit — as long as you avoid some common mistakes.
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