Dispute Credit Card Billing

Jan 28, 2016 by

Your credit card statement shows a billing you don’t recognize or the amount charged is higher than shown on the purchase receipt. Can you withhold payment? Well, yes, but it might be best if you didn’t. Here’s why.

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Money Management: How States R...

Jan 26, 2016 by

If you’re a Montanan, pat yourself on the back: you and your fellow Montanans are 1st among the states in money management. Marylanders—you have some work to do.

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Stocks: Too Risky for Retireme...

Jan 21, 2016 by

For the third time just since 2000, markets are again illustrating why the standard “expert” advice to retirees to invest the lion’s share of their portfolios in stocks is, for most of these small investor retirees, not only wrong but inexcusably irresponsible.

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2015 Premium Tax Credit

Jan 14, 2016 by

Are you eligible to take the Premium Tax Credit on your 2015 return? Here’s an easy way to find out.

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Diamonds and Dogs #26

Jan 12, 2016 by

I share my latest picks for three pieces of online content with the power to help you make better money choices (the Diamonds), and one that can put the bite on you (the Dog).

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2015’s Top 5 Posts!

Jan 7, 2016 by

Did you miss any of 2015’s top 5 most-read Money Counselor articles? Find links to all here.

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362 Days ‘Til Christmas!

Jan 4, 2016 by

January credit card statements may deliver a nasty message for many: the real cost of 2015’s holiday spending will last through 2016!

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Holiday Giveaway!

Dec 23, 2015 by

FREE December 23, 24, and 25: my Simple Guides to Debt, Credit, and Wealth. Merry Christmas!

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4 Crucial IRA Tips

Dec 17, 2015 by

Turn down Jingle Bells just long enough to have a look at these 4 IRA tips. Money doesn’t grow on Christmas trees you know!

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Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Dec 14, 2015 by

The average American 65-year old retiring now will pay $583 per month in healthcare costs. In 5 years, that expense will more than double… read this for even more scary stuff about Americans’ healthcare costs in retirement.

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