While credit cards often get a bad rap, they’re powerful tools that can improve your financial life. Yes, mismanaging them can hurt you, but the upsides to using cards responsibly are terrific. They help you build credit, ... Continue Reading
One of the best ways to get a fresh start on your financial life is to pay off credit card debt. Carrying credit card balances from month to month and racking up interest charges waste your financial resources. Instead ... Continue Reading
A common financial dilemma is how to get out of debt the fastest, cheapest way possible. There are 3 fundamental steps: Don't increase your debt. Reduce the interest rate you must pay. Reduce the principal ... Continue Reading
Laura gives 5 important tips you should know before canceling a credit card. Watch "Should I Cancel a Credit Card?" video on YouTube Many people mistakenly believe that the best way to raise your credit score is to ... Continue Reading
Credit cards are important financial tools that come with many benefits. However, if you're not aware of their potential traps, they can cost you a huge amount of interest, damage your credit, and really hurt your personal ... Continue Reading
I received this question from a Money Girl Podcast listener named Annemarie who wants to know how to pay off credit card debt: QUESTION: I have come into enough money to pay off all my debt. Should I pay them all off ... Continue Reading
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