Tag: finances

 

Why Late Payments Haunt You For 7 Years

Did you ever wonder why a negative item has to stay on your credit report for 7 years? This question has been circulated for many years, and no one was able to give an answer other than what is stated in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). I always wonderedRead More

Why You Need An Emergency Fund

Many Americans today don’t have a savings account or emergency fund. I heard on the news recently that the Commerce Department reported that Americans spend all the money they have and personal savings rates have reached the lowest level since the Great Depression. Your emergency fund is your safety net:Read More