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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Debt Settlement Pros & Co...

Jun 17, 2014 by

If you’ve got debts you can’t pay, “debt settlement” may have crossed your radar (probably through a cheesy tv commercial) as a possible way out.

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Being Poor Is Expensive

Jun 9, 2014 by

Are you one of 70 million “underbanked” Americans? A new documentary called “Spent” publicizes your plight with the aim of spurring changes that will save you money and make life a bit easier.

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Stay Away From Here!

May 22, 2014 by

If you see a place that looks like this, think of it as staffed by people with a highly contagious, always lethal disease.

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Beware the TOP

Apr 25, 2014 by

If you’re behind on a student loan or child support, the Bureau of Fiscal Service’s Treasury Offset Program may be about to take a bite out of your tax refund.

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Prepare for Parents’ Dea...

Feb 12, 2014 by

Events around my mother’s recent death have made me feel a bit stupid and irresponsible. I should have done better.

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Financially Survive the Shutdo...

Oct 9, 2013 by

While the national leaders Americans elected shoot spitballs at each other, you’ve got bills to pay. If your income has been slashed, we hope temporarily, by the government shutdown, you need a plan to keep your head above water. Here it is.

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Installment Loan Money Trap

Sep 5, 2013 by

You know payday lending is designed to entice you into very costly borrowing. So-called “installment loans” are just as nasty and can suck money out of your pocket faster than a $10 minimum blackjack game.

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