I've been wanting a chance to speak about finances with my cousins "Conner" and "Emily", and I finally got the chance this past weekend. While wandering around State College, PA, I asked both my 13- and 17-year-old cousins if they knew what a credit … [Read more...] about Talking money with my teenage cousins
I've been learning more since finding a buyer for our Chevy Malibu last night. Here's the status on our task items from the last post: Duane's status: Contact the credit union to get financing: Duane is still working on getting the extra $500 … [Read more...] about Chevy Malibu sale update #1
CREDIT REPORT FOR CLEVER DUDE Name: Clever Dude SSN: 123-45-6789 Address: 223 Funnypants Alley, Knickerbuppy, MD 22222 Account Information: Creditor: King of Debt at We're in Debt Type of Loan: Credit Score Bumpage Account Status: … [Read more...] about Carnival of Credit Report Stories #4
Clever Dude (that's me!) will be hosting the 4th Carnival of Credit Report Stories next Wednesday, March 28th. Thanks Lulugal! If you have an article or story about credit reports, credit scores, monitoring or protecting your credit, or anything … [Read more...] about Get your credit stories in by midnight tonight!
When my wife and I were still dating, we discussed money and marriage. Whew, that got heated. I was adamant that finances be kept separate, while she wanted shared accounts. Well, this was about 5 years ago, and I didn't really understand why she … [Read more...] about Joint vs. Separate Checking Accounts – Which to Choose?