card skimmer
“Skimmers” can grab your financial data when you swipe your card, and you may not know anything about it until you literally pay the price. #personalfinance Read more »
Grandparent student debt
When seniors default on federal student loans, their Social Security benefits can be docked to repay the debt. As much as 15 percent of your benefit payment can be withheld. If there is a silver lining, it’s this: Your Social Security benefits can’t be dunned for defaulting on private student loans. But the lender can still take you to court to try to collect the amount due. #personalfinance Read more »
You know you need to save for retirement, but so many other things are getting in the way — kids, a mortgage, the vacations to take to stay sane. #personal finance Read more »
New withholding
As you may know, Congress passed some major tax legislation at the end of last year. Actually, it turns out that 26 percent of Americans don’t know this, and about half haven’t heard that income-tax brackets are changing. #personalfinance Read more »
Discussion on how to screw over future generations
How the Republican's bankrupted America. #personalfinance Read more »
Freak Out!
Many consumers could benefit from some simple changes in their behavior and finances. #personalfinance Read more »