8 Credit Card Offers That Could Backfire Later
Credit card companies have their own interests before yours. Read between the lines before accepting an offer.
Expert debt advice and money tips for the real world
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Recession talk is hot right now, but I’m more worried about individuals than markets.
I ask 5 experts, and the answers seldom have to do with money.
The next holiday is coming up: Panic Day. Here’s how not to celebrate.
Brianna Gilner triumphed over a brain tumor. What she decided to do afterward is amazing and inspiring.
Here’s what you can learn from a traveling couple with no debt.
Are you a victim of identity theft? It might be partly your fault.
There’s one cutting-edge, high-tech tool you’re probably not using the right way.
The answer will shock you.
5 financial coaches tell embarrassing stories – and what they learned from them
And how she created a phenomenon.
Isena Norgaisse wants to become a doctor, but first she must pay for med school.
Don’t get stiffed by the overbiffers.
It’s no longer in the headlines, but it’s still in our heads.
Long answer: It just might save you hundreds of dollars next year.
They’re actually awesome, except when they destroy you.
I talk to Jack Phan, CEO of one of the nation’s best and oldest personal finance websites.
When Forbes recently defended millennials’ money choices, I rejoiced — because I was proven right.
If you spend just a few minutes, you can save a lot of money.
The headlines scream DANGER, but I see an upside.
Thanks to the worst data breach ever, we all get an amazing new crime-fighting tool.
When you ask Americans about their money, you get some amazing and contradictory responses.
The oldest Americans are the most vulnerable to out-of-control personal debt.
Getting preapproved for a loan can save you time, money, and aggravation.
You can learn a lot about people from their plastic.
Elizabeth Parrish is going to school for one of the toughest careers there is.
It has nothing to do with astrology. It has everything to do with economics.
If they’re not careful, it might also kill them.
Where will credit cards be in 5-10 years? Probably nowhere good.
One of the biggest shopping days of the year is coming soon. Here’s how to do it right.
If you don’t pay off your credit cards every month, you’ll probably pay more.
A new study says the lower your socioeconomic status, the greater the changes in your brain.
Your money might multiply with your friends, but it depends who you hang out with.
Katie Waples wants to be a nurse for the underprivileged.
They both hear stories about sex and money.
We’re on the edge of financial failure. Will we fall over?
I don’t know when the next recession will hit, but I know exactly what will happen when it does.
It doesn’t work because it’s not year.
Money can’t buy you happiness, but it might buy you a few years.
And you’ll never guess how many are doing it wrong.
Money crises aren’t rare. So why do we pretend they are?
Mostly, he learned never to give up.
I’m fine with the professional ones. I despise the unethical ones.
Seriously, you won’t believe it. This is NOT a click-bait headline.
And what you can do to outsmart them. (Hint: Ignore their rewards.)
You pay your credit cards every month. What if everything was that way?
Fortunately, you can negotiate most of them if you follow this advice.
Where rich people shop, how bad customer service really is, and why hackers might stop identity theft.
Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies promise profits – but will probably deliver losses.
Nothing will stop Isabella McQueen.
Howard Dvorkin, CPA, is a wealth of financial knowledge. He built a financial empire out of nothing. He started one of the largest credit counseling firms out of an office roughly the size of a closet. He’s helped thousands of people get out of debt. And he’s even written two books:
This is Howard’s first book, written in 2010 during the recovery after the Great Recession. Howard saw that the crash had left millions of Americans financial vulnerable. Debts from medical bills and credit cards to upside down mortgages had wreaked havoc with consumer credit scores. This book helps you work your way out of debt and achieve the credit you always wanted.
Howard published a follow up to Credit Hell in 2013. This new book focuses on energizing the reader to achieve lasting financial stability. If Credit Hell is a financial cure, Power Up is preventative medicine. It teaches you that with the right financial strategy and mindset, you can maintain a healthy financial life despite what life throws your way.
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