Pay Off Debt or Invest?

May 13, 2019 by

“The numbers” would seem to argue for investing instead of pre-paying low-interest debt. But most anyone who’s debt-free will tell you that there’s a lot more to the story.

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Our 3 Best Money Choices—#1

May 6, 2019 by

Like everybody, Ms. Money Counselor and I have made good financial choices and bad. Let’s explore the good first and maybe ignore the bad.

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Minimum Payments Will Cost You

Mar 25, 2019 by

Routinely make the minimum payment on your credit card and you’re just the sort of sucker credit card issuers love to have as customers.

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Plan to Pay Off Debt

Jan 7, 2019 by

You’re ready to attack a mountain or a molehill of debt. If your goal is to flatten the debt by a certain date, how much do you pay each month?

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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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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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Underwater Car Loan?

Jan 23, 2017 by

Will the boom in subprime auto lending turn into another economic meltdown?

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Benefits of Debt Freedom

Dec 8, 2016 by

Ms. Money Counselor and I have been debt free for nearly 15 years now. Here’s what’s been most wonderful about it.

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Mortgage Help Deadline Near

Oct 12, 2016 by

If you’re behind on a mortgage or struggling to make payments, please read this. Help is available, but only until December 30!

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