Pay Debt with 401(k) Loan?

Dec 31, 2018 by

If you have high-interest debt like credit cards, that chunk of change you’ve accumulated in your workplace retirement account may look mighty tempting. Why not lend it to yourself, pay off the credit cards, and save the interest expense?

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When to Freeze Your Credit

Dec 24, 2018 by

You may have heard of freezing your credit cards in a block of ice as a tactic to deter impulse spending and borrowing. But that’s not what’s meant by “credit freeze.”

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Send a Cease & Desist Let...

Dec 3, 2018 by

You have the right to force that nasty debt collector to stop contacting you. But doing so might have even nastier consequences.

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Why Overpay for Everything?

Nov 25, 2018 by

Nobody wants to overpay. But you might be paying twice as much as you need to for stuff you buy without realizing it.

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Good News, Bad Habits

Feb 14, 2018 by

Don’t be seduced into shooting yourself in the money foot by falling victim to the good news, bad habits deception.

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3 Top Money Wasters

Oct 17, 2017 by

Are you spending as if you want to retire early?

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Are Rising Rates Good?

Sep 20, 2017 by

Rising interest rates generally reward savers and punish borrowers. But there are other, less obvious benefits. Guest post from Patty Moore of Working Mother Life!

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The Pain of Paying

Aug 2, 2017 by

You’ve abandoned cash, right? Cool, but research shows you’re probably spending more as a result.

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When Thin is Bad

Apr 26, 2017 by

The brains behind Millennial Personal Finance writes about the importance of polishing your credit score.

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WHICH Credit Score Matters?

Mar 28, 2017 by

Not all credit scores are created equal. And pretending otherwise just cost a big credit reporting bureau $3 million.

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