Medical Credit Cards

Jul 16, 2015 by

Think your doctor or dentist or vet is doing you a favor by offering a credit card right in her or his office to help you pay for procedures? Guess what I think? 🙂

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Debt Collector Hassles?

Jul 7, 2015 by

Debt collectors can be real jerks! If you owe, the collector has a right to work at getting you to pay. But you don’t have to put up with many of of most common—and illegal—collection tactics.

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Debt Settlement 101

Jun 17, 2015 by

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get rid of a past due debt by paying half or less of what you owe? Guess what: You can!

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Ready to Pay Off Debt?

May 21, 2015 by

If you’ve finally had enough of feeling as if you work part-time for your credit card companies just so you can make your minimum payments, then you are in luck. The Debt Fairy’s magic wand won’t save you, but you can save yourself. I’ll help.

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Google Alerts ID Monitoring

Apr 7, 2015 by

Instead of paying for a costly and and not especially useful credit monitoring service, consider deploying a set of customized Google Alerts to let you know if someone may illegally be using your identity.

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Will You Be Sued?

Mar 26, 2015 by

The debt collector’s ultimate weapon is a lawsuit. But not all debtors are “suit-worthy.” If you’re past due on a debt, how can you judge the likelihood that a collection agency will follow through a threat to sue you?

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Brokerage Account Fraud

Mar 10, 2015 by

Here’s a great reason you may not have thought of to do everything you can to protect yourself from online fraud.

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Worried By Deflation?

Jan 20, 2015 by

Have you thought about how falling prices would screw up your financial strategy? You should.

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Tech Replaces Repo Man

Oct 2, 2014 by

Car won’t start? Are you late on payments? The repo man is being replaced by the remotely activated starter interrupt device.

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Cash Money® Sale! (Ugh)

Jun 19, 2014 by

Question: When is a 174% loan APR promoted as a deal? Answer: When the regular APR is 600%! That’s this payday lender’s unabashed pitch for its noxious product.

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