Posts filed under ‘Credit Cards’
I’m not a huge fan of Suze Orman. In fact, not much of one if I’m being honest. But, her latest feature in O at Home was one of the few Orman tidbits I can’t argue with. Simply put, it’s the soundest advice I’ve heard from her in a long time. Here’s how the article starts: (more…)
I came across an article on KETV 7′s (Omaha) website this morning about a mysterious charge appearing on people’s bank statements. According to the article, a company, listed as Ich Services, is charging folks just under $10 each month. The featured couple had no idea who this company was let alone what the services were for. They eventually had to get a new account number and canceled the older one to prevent further charges. (more…)
After reading the latest article on SmartMoney.com about the looming crunch in the credit card industry, I am more convinced that it wouldn’t be such a bad thing. In all honesty, I welcome it. (more…)
I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of reading article after article from news sources griping about how credit card rates and fees are hurting the American consumer. In the word’s of John Stossel, give me a break! (more…)
When I was younger, getting a job at a local retail store meant you’d be selling whatever that particular store offered: clothing, shoes, electronics, etc. That’s not the case anymore. Retail employees are expected to push the true money maker in these stores, and that happens to be plastic. (more…)
A couple of articles and features in the July 2007 issue of SmartMoney magazine caught my interest. I thought some of the information would be useful for others so I wanted to share. (more…)
Work these days has been, well, hectic. Apart from my 40-hour a week job, which is crazy right now, it seems that everyone I know wants me to work on a project for them. In my line of work, when it rains, it definitely pours.
MoneyTalk is no fan of credit cards and here are five reasons that reinforce our position:
If you’re like most people, you probably spent more on gifts this Holiday season then you intended to. Don’t be mad at yourself, this it’s quite normal. So, if you are guilty of overspending, here’s a few recommendations to help you overcome the financial hangover and one easy step to make sure it doesn’t happen again.
By watching television just a few times a week, you’ll notice a number of commercials pushing debt consolidation loans. You can save on interest and get a smaller monthly payment. That sounds great! The truth is that most of the time debt consolidation doesn’t work. If you aren’t convinced by the fact that they are being marketed so heavily by these loan and mortgage companies, let’s go over why they don’t work and why they are a bad way to get out of debt.