Should you pay off credit cards every month and are gift card exchanges safe?
On March 10, 1876 Alexander Graham Bell, telephone’s father, picked up the phone and dialed his assistant Thomas Watson.
Congratulations! You’re finally free of your credit card and other nasty forms of debt. But before you go shopping, check out these strategies to make sure you can enjoy your new-found freedom from unhealthy debt for longer than just the weekend.
Graduating from law school and business school in the aftermath of the Great Recession and a particularly weak legal employment market meant that I had as much debt as a first-time home-owner and little to no steady income.
A payday loan is marketed as an advance on your paycheck — it’s a short-term loan (around two weeks) that typically ranges from $50 to $500, plus a fee.
When I ask most people if they have any regrets from college, they gaze off into the distance, smile, and shake their heads no. But for me, I look back and there is so much I would change.
You’ve got to give yourself some credit. Literally. Fewer than half of…