Credit Sesame is a debt and credit monitoring site that will allow you to check your credit score for free, with no obligation. Here’s my review.
A great way to stay on top of your credit is by using the free Transunion and Equifax credit scores via Credit Karma. Here’s what else they do.
By applying these 5 principals to my life I was able to deal with my creditors, similar to how David dealt with Goliath. Here’s how to be victorious as well
I’ve written quite a bit about the cash for clunkers program here on Bible Money Matters in relation to how the program worked, who qualified for the rebate, and how you could go about redeeming your voucher. The program has now run its course, and now that the excitement has died down people are beginning […]
With a shaky economy and tightening credit terms, it can be easy to be paranoid about your credit score. If you’re planning a major financing or recovering from bad credit, it’s not unsurprising that you’d be as self conscious and mindful about your credit score as a supermodel would be about her (or his) weight. […]
If you’ve been reading this blog for any period of time, you probably know that I’m not a huge fan of credit cards. As a Dave Ramsey fan and facilitator for his Financial Peace University class, you’d probably understand why. In general I think that using debt and credit are just poor ways to get […]
Have you been noticing an uptick in pushy sales associates offering you store credit cards as well? Are the stores pushing credit cards more aggressively?
The current economic downturn that we’re experiencing can be quite overwhelming at times. It’s tough to understand, and when people try to explain, it’s easy to get lost in all the details. I found a video online that does a good job of looking at the current credit and housing crunch, and explaining how it […]
This is a Guest Post written by Tisha Tolar. Tisha is a freelance writer providing content for CreditCardAssist.com, where she regularly writes about credit cards, rewards programs and general consumer finance issues. Busy, busy, busy. That is how so many people describe their lives today. There is not always time to truly focus on the […]
I recently called to cancel an old American Express card. The moment I got on the phone, the appeals to stay started.
Christmas Is For Debt? Christmas will soon be upon us with all of the good cheer, family get-togethers and presents! All of the big department stores are already in full-on Christmas mode, with aisles upon aisles of decorations in the front of the store and Christmas music pumping over the PA systems. It’s hard not […]
credit: orphanjones I was reading an article this morning that just stressed another reason why cash and saving is king, and why you shouldn’t rely on debt to “get ahead”. When you do rely on debt and credit cards it will always come back to haunt you, and you’ll find you’ve become slave to that […]
Yesterday I posted the news that we had all been waiting to hear. Congress had finally come to an agreement and had settled on a bailout deal to help jump-start our faltering markets. The price tag? A mere $700 billion dollars. At the announcement of proposed deal the Dow Jones industrials enjoyed a 196-point gain […]
I recently was unfortunate enough to have some personal items stolen from my car, including a GPS and digital camera. I had only recently purchased the GPS, and digital cameras aren’t cheap to replace. I called my homeowner’s insurance to see if they would cover the replacement cost, but my deductible was too high […]