Be aware of consumer scams as the pandemic continues. Federal agencies have identified seven scams that prey on consumers’ anxiety and desire to help others in need. Read on for the details and tips on how to remain vigilant and what to do if you’ve fallen victim.
It’s easy to overspend on a credit card when the money starts to roll in. By: Deb Hipp For the last two years, I’ve scraped by on a tight budget. First, I had to save enough money to work full-time as a freelance writer. Then I had to be even more frugal while I built up […]
‘Lead by example’ couldn’t be a truer saying when it comes to teaching children about personal finance. But, as many of these great quotes, it’s much easier said than done.
Instant access to credit cards, the ability to finance pretty much everything, and the never-ending hamster wheel of “keeping up with the Joneses” can make being a role model really challenging. But ignoring it isn’t an option either if you want to raise financially responsible adults. After all, debt can destroy a person’s entire adulthood, and it can quite literally happen in the blink of an eye…
Identity thieves are always on the prowl. And when it comes to identity theft, children are not off limits. What are the telltale signs that your child’s identity may have been stolen and what can you do to fix and reclaim it? Read on for the details.
A survey of 1,000 couples set to get married in the next 12 months found 3 out of 4 couples will go into debt to tie the knot. And most, 61 percent, say they will use credit cards to pay. But is starting married life saddled with debt a good idea? Here’s what the wedding experts at the Knot say and what Consolidated Credit’s financial expert says. Here are some tips on what you can do to cut cost if you’re getting hitched.
By the time Mother’s Day rolls around, Americans would’ve have already spent $23.1 billion on gifts for mom, according to the National Retail Federation(NRF). Mothers are special in every way. How can you spoil that special mom or mother figure in your life without going into credit card debt? Here are 8 money-saving ideas.