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Painful notice: credit card payment hiking

By: NCR Credit Plus Credit Repair Views: 1268 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 1

NCR Credit Plus

Q: Dear Debt Adviser, I have paid off most of my credit cards in the last few months. I still have a debt with one creditor for $23,000 that I have been paying on time, and I always pay more than the minimum. I just received a notice that the minimum credit card payment is going to be increased to 5 percent of the balance, starting in August. What should I do? More

How Do the Credit Bureaus Interpret Your Score ?

By: NCR Credit Plus Credit Repair Views: 1195 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 1

NCR Credit Plus

You may have worried many times about what your score is, and how to keep it at the optimal level. Do you however, know how the credit bureaus interpret or calculate your score? This is why it's extremely important for you to pay your bills on time. Every time you are late with a payment, you are hurting your score. Your credit history accounts for 15% of your score. More

Security Breaches Found at Payroll Services Firm

By: Matthew Barrett Payroll Views: 3744 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 0

Matthew Barrett

Security Breaches Found at Payroll Services Firm A payroll service provider is working with federal investigators to uncover the cause of two security breaches that recently compromised the company's systems through phishing e-mails and phantom employees. The breaches caused the provider to shut down its web service twice over the past several weeks. 23 and Oct. 14. 1. 5. More

Money Saving Ideas For Ohio School PTA / PTO Groups

By: Midwest School Shows Personal Finance Views: 1875 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 1

Midwest School Shows

Many Ohio school PTA / PTO groups from Columbus to Toledo are struggling to maintain activities, projects, and enrichment assemblies and programs at their schools, while working with shrinking budgets. There are some easy ways that Ohio schools and PTA / PTO groups can save money that are often overlooked by committees. Check with your school district credit union first! More

Planning Tips for Today's Economy

By: The Lawyer In Blue Jeans Estate Planning Views: 1851 | Comments: 1 | Votes: 0

The Lawyer in Blue Jeans

During a time of economic change, it is wise to review your financial plan to consider potential adjustments and improvements. Even if you reviewed your plan within the past year, the following tips can help determine whether additional revisions may be needed.   1. Review your estate plan. This will ensure that that your intentions in distributing your assets are understood. More

Single people have different retirement planning priorities

By: Art Of Saving Financial Planning Views: 4098 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 4

Art Of Saving

Flying solo Single people have different retirement planning priorities By Dave Carpenter ASSOCIATED PRESS 2:00 a.m. October 18, 2009 Single people get left out of the picture a lot when it comes to retirement. Typically it's smiling couples who are shown contemplating their sunset years in ads, brochures and magazines. The big picture is about to change, however. More

How To Create A Fairer Tax Environment

By: Steve Selengut Tax Planning Views: 1629 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 0

Steve Selengut

Can lawmakers who don't have the courage or intelligence to outlaw texting while driving really be expected to create a saner tax structure? Hmmm.   Politicians focus on one issue at a time, and pretend to have problems dealing with inter-related programs. Tenured politicians have a vested interest in resisting any change that involves their spheres of influence. More

Cheap Home Insurance

By: Roxyrohit Auto Loans Views: 1686 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 0


Finding affordable insurance in the state of Arizona may not be as difficult as you think as long as you are armed with a bit of insurance information. If you know how the insurance companies think, it will be easier to present your home in a way favorable to your insurer. They have found that policyholders with poor credit tend to put in more claims than policyholders with good credit. More

Women are better savers, but we should all realize the importance of putting a bit away each month

By: Tax Advisors Personal Finance Views: 3596 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 1

Tax Advisors

that a nation also looks to be battling its way out of recession quite successfully – and that more people may now be aware of the importance of savings. More

American Express Rant - Leave Home Without It

By: Mark Goldman Credit Repair Views: 2905 | Comments: 1 | Votes: 1

Mark Goldman

This Saturday I was awakened by a call from American Express.  Although they had not sent me a bill yet, they decided I had to send them money right away.  The pleasant Customer Service Representative explained that American Express had decided my charges for this month were more than they would allow, even though my account was current. More