Every time we make a purchase, we have to decide between using a credit card, a debit card, or cash. They all have their pros and cons. Will there be a clear winner? Credit vs. debit vs. cash: the ultimate showdown.
There is no doubt about it, being broke sucks. But that isn’t to say you can’t learn valuable lessons from being broke. These are the most important lessons I learned from being broke.
We get a lot of questions about bankruptcy at LMM but it’s a complicated subject so we brought expert Steve Rhode to help explain the fine details.
A credit score is a 3-digit number that ranges from 300-850. It’s used by financial companies to decide how likely you will pay back money they lent you.
Having a good credit score makes life easier and cheaper. Even if you’ve tanked your credit, we’ll give you some ways to bring the number back up. You don’t have to wait seven years to start improving your credit score. There are a few tricks to get that number out of the red.
Data breaches have been in the news recently and the headlines are scary. Today Farnoosh Torabi joins us to discuss protecting yourself from credit card fraud and identity theft.
Used properly, a credit card can have all sorts of benefits. Used improperly, it can drag you into bankruptcy. We’ll teach you how to use a credit card.
Another reason to mind is your credit reports is the impact they can have on your job searches. In some cases you can be denied a job based on a poor score.
Debt affects your credit score and makes life more expensive. We’ll show you the cost of debt and reasons you need a kick ass credit score.
Many of us are not happy with the state of our credit. There are companies who claim they can repair bad credit. Are they real or are they a scam?
Finally, a tool that helps you build your credit responsibly. Debitize helps you from spending money you don’t have and keep your spending back on track.