Article from The Washington Post; by Lisa de Moraes
When we talk about the aging population in the United States, the conversation is often focused on who will take care of the physical... READ MORE
The following is an excerpt from Michelle Singletary's personal finance column in The Washington Post:
I thought it was a simple challenge, albeit a hard one.
Could you spend 21 days -- three weeks -- without shopping for things you don't need? Could you put your credit cards away for 21 days and stop... READ MORE
I'm inviting you to take a 21-day financial fast in which you will buy only necessities. The fast is really about curbing the need to consume. It doesn't matter whether you're a good steward or a spendthrift; all of us... READ MORE
The following is an excerpt from Michelle Singletary's latest entry in her Washington Post column, "The Color of Money":
I was giving a talk recently and asked everyone who had credit cards to give them to me. Then I issued a challenge: Can anyone tell me at least three of the new reforms under the... READ MORE
While GM's declaration of bankruptcy may seem unprecedent, it's actually starting to feel like old hat. The follows is an excerpt from Michelle Singletary's most recent op-ed piece in The Washington Post:
Here we go again.
Another major corporate bankruptcy and a once-stellar stock worth less than... READ MORE
The Federal Reserve has a new plan to steer people clear of mortgage scams. They're taking their message to the movies.
Read from Michelle Singletary's column on it from The Washington Post:
In an effort to push people away from foreclosure scams, the Federal Reserve has commissioned a 30-second commercial... READ MORE
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At 66, Connie Neuman is doing okay financially. So when she found out a friend was out of work, she offered to send her $40 every month.
The friend, also 66, lost her long-established bookstore. Like so many other small businesses across the country,... READ MORE
The following is experted from the latest Washington Post column by personal finance expert Michelle Singletary:
When times are good, some people still struggle to keep up with their credit and debt payments. In a downturn, bad gets worse because for some, there's less money to devote to debt.
In a... READ MORE
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