What to Do About Data Leaks

You can take all the right steps to protect your data, only to have it leaked when a giant company's servers get hacked. So what can you do?

Posted on: June 06, 2019


How to Identify and Avoid Fake Tech Support Scams

Many people allow tech support teams to remotely take over their computers, a trust that scammers love to exploit.

Posted on: June 05, 2019


How Long Does Information Stay on Your Credit Report?

While almost all information stays on your report for seven years, most of it will stop affecting your score sometime before that.

Posted on: June 05, 2019


5 Times When a Personal Loan is a Bad Idea

If you're considering a personal loan to pay for something like a vacation or to cover everyday expenses, you should stop and reconsider.

Posted on: June 05, 2019


How Long Does It Take to Go from Bad Credit to Good Credit?

Improving your credit is a marathon, not a sprint. But just how long it will take you to fix your score could depend on why it was so lousy in the first place.

Posted on: June 04, 2019


Does Renting Your Home Really Mean You’re Throwing Money Away?

There are many benefits to home ownership, but its supremacy over leasing isn't nearly as clear-cut as some would have you believe.

Posted on: June 03, 2019


Subscription Boxes: Money Saver or Money Pit?

While a subscription box can save you a lot of time—and can also save you a lot of money—you need to make sure that they're really worth their cost.

Posted on: May 31, 2019


Is Coding the Right Career Path for You?

Learning to code might not be a silver bullet to slay your job and salary-related woes, but coding is a very useful—and employable—skill to have.

Posted on: May 31, 2019


Should You Use a No Credit Check Loan to Pay for Medical Bills?

If you're short on emergency savings and facing an expensive medical bill, there are better ways to cover it than taking out a short-term, high-interest no credit check loan.

Posted on: May 30, 2019


11 Tips for Protecting Your Data Online

In order to keep your identity and your money safe from scams and fraudsters, you have to protect your personal info online.

Posted on: May 30, 2019