“You’re giving them the ability to ruin your credit.”
More students are bound to be even more confused about their student loan options now.
Retirees shouldn't be surprised to hear that a pension check is so valuable that regulators are warning about the risks of schemes that promise a lump sum, if you sell off that income stream.
Benny Joseph is testing one of those fresh out-of-the-box ideas that could cut his $70,000 in graduate school debt and also forge invaluable networking connections with alumni and venture capitalists to help build his own upstart business.
Ashley Matusz and Joe Fisher, both 24, talked about cutting $800 off the flower bill for their wedding reception and saving another $1,000 by forgoing flowers at the church.
Not all that long ago, many of us thought we only had to watch our credit cards to avoid ID theft. If the crooks didn't get the numbers on our plastic, we thought, they couldn't live it up and go on a wild shopping spree like the one in the movie "Identity Thief."
The paper Social Security check will go the way of the Pink Princess rotary-dial phone, the typewriter and yes, sadly, Elvis in roughly seven months. Nearly 6 million people throughout the country still need to decide how they're going to get their money.
As of the end of May, the Treasury Department had sent out about
57 million stimulus payments — by paper check and direct deposit —
totaling about $50 billion. And so far, the Internal Revenue
Service has answered 99.99 million phone calls about missing
checks, direct deposits that didn't sh…
If you're banking on an interest rate cut fairly soon — and you
should — it's time to consider what moves to make with your
If you have a home mortgage through ABN AMRO Mortgage Group or
LaSalle Bank, look for a letter from your lender warning you about
a missing computer tape — a tape that may include your Social
Security number and payment history.