Posts by Meghan Alard:
February 15, 2020You don't need a credit card to earn cash back rewards! Learn how to get cash back without using a credit card by taking advantage of the same offers on your debit card.
October 26, 2018Holiday spending often turns into credit card debt. These tips can help you minimize debt if you’re already strapped for cash ahead of the holidays.
July 20, 2018Many Americans fear they won’t have enough money to live comfortably during retirement. We explain how avoid outliving your retirement savings.
April 20, 2018April is National Social Security Month. The Social Security Administration offers a tool called my Social Security. Even if you’re not getting benefits yet, there’s good reason to have an account.
March 30, 2018If you thought lending money to family was a bad idea, consider that 36 million Americans admit they’ve run into trouble when they decided to loan credit cards to friends and family. Learn why it’s a bad idea and what you can do instead to help someone out.
March 16, 2018People always find new ways to go into deep debt, but wasting your money (or your parents money) to become Internet Famous isn't a recipe for success; it's a recipe for financial distress! We offer the top five dumb ways that seeking online fame can lead to credit card debt.
January 26, 2018As a married couple taking out a personal loan, you have an important choice to make: Do you go for a joint loan application or are you better off single? We explain how to weigh the benefits of each, so you can secure the right financing at a good interest rate.
December 28, 2017Now that the holidays are over, take these steps to start budgeting and saving for Christmas 2018. Start now to avoid the dreaded holiday debt hangover!
June 16, 2017A Hearth.com survey finds Millennials are gun-shy about traditional options for financing home renovation projects. But the alternatives are costly.