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Swift JusticeDear Jackie, While living with my boyfriend in Iowa for two years, I helped pay for a sports car he purchased. He promised me at the time that if we ever broke up, he would make sure to pay me for all of the payments I made towards the car. I have copies...
The Hartford CourantReaders of The Bottom Line pride themselves on their credit-card discipline (please say it's true), but how many of you watch the people watching you spend your money? Do you know the most, by law, you will ever pay on an unauthorized charge to your...
It started, as these problems often do, with a hospital billing error. After a visit to a Naperville radiologist, a bill that was supposed to be sent to Tim Ells' home wound up lost. The radiologist, Ells said, had been sending the bill to the wrong...
The Hartford CourantAll rested up from a leisurely summer? Then let's expend some energy fighting off spammers, scammers, telemarketers and identity thieves. Here are a few basics every consumer should know: Do Not Call Registry Keep telemarketers away by registering...
Watchdog with Paul MuschickThe federal government wastes more money every day than I'll earn in a lifetime, but one thing Uncle Sam isn't springing for is your electric bill. Don't believe it if you get a text message, Twitter or Facebook message or......
Kiplinger's Money Power1. There is no single number. The compilers of the widely accepted FICO credit score allow lenders to customize their system. Plus, each of the credit bureaus -- Experian, Equifax and TransUnion -- has a proprietary scoring model. As if that weren't...
Tags: Mortgages, Credit and Debt, Credit Ratings
SOUTH BEND -- Your two-year old child could be bankrupt. Your newborn could be thousands of dollars in debt. One in 10 children are victims of identity theft. The younger the child, the more likely they'll be a victim. "There's a significant escalation of...
WASHINGTON — In a policy switch that could be important to thousands of applicants seeking low-down-payment home mortgages, the Federal Housing Administration has rescinded tough new credit restrictions that had been scheduled to take effect Sunday....
Real Estate MattersQ: I listen to your radio show often, and I am a big fan. On your show last February, I heard that a major lender was having a home show. My wife was approved for a $75,000 loan with a $3,800 down payment to buy a house. We found a house for $78,000. A...
Tags: Radio, Credit and Debt, Real Estate Buyers
Swift JusticeDear Jackie, I'm retired military and have been deployed twice. My first deployment was from 2006-07. During that deployment, I left starter checks from my checking account at my mother's house. She wrote many checks in my name and cashed them without my...
WASHINGTON — In a marketplace where lenders are demanding record-high FICO credit scores — Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are averaging around 760 on approved mortgages this year — are you a little fuzzy about what can push your scores up or...
Tags: Mortgages, Credit and Debt, Homes, Fannie Mae, Real Estate
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