Shopping for Furniture with a Bad Credit Score? Here’s What You Need to Know

Store financing can be a good option, but so is scouring college neighborhoods around graduation and buying furniture that you assemble yourself.

Posted on: April 06, 2018


How Much Does YOUR State Spend on Pets? We Have the Answer and More!

We surveyed more than 1,000 pet owners across all 50 states and asked them how much they spend on their pets every month.

Posted on: April 06, 2018


What Happens To Your Debt When You Die?

Once you shuffle off this mortal coil, your debts will get paid back out of what you leave behind. But don't worry, debt cannot be inherited.

Posted on: April 06, 2018


Know Money, Win Money! Chicago Auto Show (Part 2)

More questions and cash prizes from our trip to the Chicago Auto Show!

Posted on: April 05, 2018


Can You Have Bad Credit Even With a Good Income?

Yes, you can! Your credit score doesn't care about how much money you make, only how much you owe and whether you can pay it back.

Posted on: April 04, 2018


Will Unpaid Debt Ever Go Away On Its Own? (Yes, But Don’t Hold Your Breath.)

Once the statute of limitations for a debt has passed, it becomes uncollectable. But in the meantime, it can still do lots of financial damage.

Posted on: April 03, 2018


How Much More Does it Cost to Live With Bad Credit?

Having a bad credit score can make lots of things, like getting a credit card or buying a car, much more expensive.

Posted on: March 30, 2018


Are Balance Transfers a Good Way to Pay Down Debt?

If you can score a good promotional offer, a balance transfer could help supercharge your debt repayment—but it's not risk-free.

Posted on: March 29, 2018


DIY Pest Control Will Save You Money, But Is It Really Feasible?

The best way to handle a pest infestation yourself is to make sure that infestation never starts in the first place.

Posted on: March 29, 2018


A Field Guide to Spotting Predatory Lenders

Be wary of lenders that don't check your credit, advertise themselves as "cash advances," or have poor customer reviews.

Posted on: March 29, 2018