I recently overheard a conversation about buying a car on 0% financing because it was too good to pass up. Here are 5 reasons I think this is the wrong approach.
For years, I've advocated for credit card use, partly because of the rewards they offer. Lately, I'm starting to second-guess myself. What's your take on this?
Lending Tree recently asked me to write a short piece about why it's not time to throw away your credit cards yet. Here are a few of the points I made.
Tom Becker from Money Choices teaches us about compound interest, real-life applications, and laddering our interest investments.
The commonly accepted thinking in the personal finance community is that you should leave your credit card at home when emergencies arise. In many cases, I beg to differ.
Some advocate that the ideal number of credit cards is zero, and for many people, that's just right. But if you believe that credit cards can be a helpful tool and want to use them, what's the ideal number to have? I think it's two, and they would preferably be different types (Visa, American Express, … Continue reading The Ideal Number of Credit Cards