Can a bank take away a line of credit even if your payment history is perfect? Our financial expert discusses how to deal with scared lenders during troubling times in the housing market.
One of the major credit bureaus has agreed to provide up to 9 months of free credit monitoring services to potentially 150 million consumers. Find out more about why and if you qualify.
If you have extra (also called “discretionary”) monthly income, should you use it to pay down debt or should you invest it?
A reader asks if mortgage lenders will help adjust or refinance loans even if the borrower hasn’t missed any payments, but is having financial hardships.
If your son or daughter is going to college nearby, should they continue living at home or take on a loan to pay for independent housing? Our personal finance expert weighs in on the options.
Get advice on how much to keep in an emergency fund for living expenses and where to keep it.
Our financial expert tells home buyers how they can avoid ending up with a lemon.
Economist and “New York Times” Op-Ed columnist explains why the middle class in the U.S. is disappearing.