Maya asks: “Is it better to pay off student loans or a mortgage first? I’m asking for my brother, who took out $80,000 in student loans about 20 years ago and has only paid off about $10,000. He recently bought a home in Southern California and took out a 30-year mortgage that might be as […]
APR is the interest rate that is charged to the balance of your credit card. Credit cards have different APRs for different types of balances. For example, a balance transfer may have a different APR than purchases.
Unexpected hardships can create big money problems. These ten financial safety nets will help you survive life’s challenges so you can be prepared, not scared.
With all the volatility going on in the financial markets right now, I pulled a show from the archives with specific investing advice. The show originally aired at the end of 2018 when the markets were also going through a turbulent time. No matter whether you’re not sure if you’re managing your retirement account the […]
Before you cancel a credit card, it’s critical to understand how it will affect your entire financial life. Whether you should get rid of a card depends on a variety of factors, including your future financial goals. In this post, I’ll cover 10 dos and don’ts for when to cancel a credit card. You’ll learn […]