Taking out the right loans is a key part of achieving financial success, while the wrong loans can bring high payments and interest charges that can do serious harm to your budget and financial outlook. We help you understand the latest news and trends in financing so you know as much as possible about this essential tool in your financial arsenal.
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September 7, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wants to help her son start a pool-cleaning service, but he refuses to let her.
August 30, 2016 | Money Talks News
Many people shop backwards for a vehicle — and that’s costly. Here’s how to get the best deal.
August 2, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Most everyone believes college is worth the investment, but a lot of Americans wish that it were free.
July 6, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader thinks he found a loophole: Ask a relative with terminal cancer to co-sign his loan.
June 29, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader’s daughter is pleading with him, but he’s hesitating till he hears from Howard.
June 20, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence
Why many are struggling to buy and sell homes
March 23, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is embarrassed she ran up this much debt – as a finance and accounting major.
March 9, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader’s goddaughter needs a new car. But does he need the headache?
November 24, 2015 | Money Talks News
Getting together with family during the holidays? Here’s what to say when a relative hits you up for a loan.
September 18, 2015 | Brian Bienkowski
Ignoring student loans, online survey sites, credit card company tricks, frugal habits and bad habits costing you money.
September 16, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is torn between her boyfriend and best friend.
September 2, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader inherited some money. Now her high-school pal wants a loan.
May 4, 2015 | Michael Koretzky
Applicants included single moms, cancer survivors, and a Miss America runner-up. So we’re doing it again.
April 24, 2015 | Steve Rhode
A reader with $80,000 in credit card debt is looking for a way out, and wants to know whether bankruptcy will solve his problems.
April 2, 2015 | Jess Miller
Filling out a FAFSA is a difficult and lengthy process. An expert recommends ways to change that.
March 31, 2015 | Jess Miller
When companies try to get young people hired with the promise of ‘tuition assistance,’ here’s what they don’t tell you.
January 8, 2015 | Claire Maurer
When it comes to default rates, private lenders say yes. Some experts disagree.
September 26, 2014 | Jess Miller
Creative ways to save on food, tuition costs, and dating.
June 30, 2014 | Brian Bienkowski
Credit card use is surging once again – and so is credit card debt. Here’s what to do (and not do) about it.