Monthly Archives: September 2011

Forget the Sunbelt: Colder Areas Top New List of Best Cities for Seniors

In Pictures: 10 Top Cities for Senior Living While sunny locales in the West and South often top retirement destination lists, a new survey of the best places for older residents found that many colder-weather areas actually offer the highest … Continue reading

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Can you build credit by paying off card after every use? By Erica Sandberg

Can you build credit by paying off card after every use? By Erica SandbergNews from CreditCards.com: By Erica Sandberg Dear Opening Credits,If I buy whatever I want on a credit card then pay it off the next day, is that … Continue reading

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6 Things to Expect From Your Financial Planner

Dean Catino You’ve decided to engage a financial planner—smart move. But, did you know that anyone can call himself a “financial planner?” So how can you determine who is most qualified to handle your situation and what should you expect … Continue reading

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Scary credit reports score Nest admission

Scary credit reports score Nest admissionNews from Bizjournals.com: The Nest Haunted House in Chandler is seeking scary credit reports. Anyone who brings a credit report showing a score lower than 600 will get free entry into the haunted house tonight, … Continue reading

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Why Quitting a Job Can Make Financial Sense

This week, I wrote about when it makes financial sense to quit your job, which might sound like a ridiculous question. In this economy, does it ever make sense to leave a job? Well, yes, it turns out, and sometimes … Continue reading

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Seven credit card tips to help you secure your financial future

Seven credit card tips to help you secure your financial futureNews from Bellingham Herald: Credit cards don’t have to be a necessary evil. In fact, plastic has lots of benefits: convenience, rewards points and credit scoreboosting abilities, not to mention … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Credit Score

How to Improve Your Credit ScoreNews from NASDAQ: My 26-year-old daughter recently checked her credit score through Equifax and was surprised that it was just 708. She thought it would be higher — she has one credit card that she … Continue reading

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Take advantage of new rules to manage credit

Take advantage of new rules to manage creditNews from Daily Herald: Have you ever received a credit card offer in the mail or seen an advertisement for a loan and thought the rate seemed too good to be true? And … Continue reading

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The Real Impact of Babies on Career Success

Jamie Ladge knows that people hate hearing that they can’t ‘have it all.’ As a professor at Northeastern University who studies career success, she’s discovered that one problem with that phrase is that it usually refers to working in a … Continue reading

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Jerseyans’ credit card debt drops 13.5 percent

Jerseyans’ credit card debt drops 13.5 percentNews from MyCentralJersey.com: Email this article Jerseyans\’ credit card debt drops 13.5 percent Borrowing to buy has been trending downward as many people, dogged by rising poverty, high unemployment and falling incomes — and … Continue reading

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