Credit & Debt


Does Marriage Bring Financial Benefits?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
September 13, 2017

While money should never be the reason to marry, tying the knot can be good for your mutual bottom line.
Should You Pay Off Student Loans Before Saving for Retirement?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
September 06, 2017

Don't let student loans jeopardize your future. Strike a balance now between paying back debt and saving.
What Is Wealth Part 2: How Important Is a Financial Plan?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
August 16, 2017

Putting off financial planning because it's too complicated? Here are three progressive steps to help you get started.
Are You Ready to Invest?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
June 21, 2017

Investing begins with thoughtful answers to some important questions—whether online or in person.
Which Credit Cards Are Right for You?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
May 31, 2017

Credit card offers are alluring, but be sure to look at the big picture before signing up.
Credit and Debt: Ten Questions Everyone Should Answer

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
October 19, 2016

Credit is a powerful and convenient financial tool, but only if you know how to keep it under control.
Online Scams: How Can You Protect Yourself and Your Family?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
February 17, 2016

Online fraudsters are everywhere. Here's what you need to know—and do—to thwart them.
Should You Consolidate Your Student Loans? Important Things to Consider.

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
February 10, 2016

Consolidating student loans can make life simpler, but there are more factors to consider before making a decision.
Couples and Credit Scores: Is It a Match?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
February 03, 2016

Keeping your credit score high is important for your financial life—and maybe also for your love life.
Should You Be Debt-Free Before You Retire?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
November 12, 2014

Being debt free before you retire can be a smart goal. But you have to look at your bigger financial picture.



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