Carmen Wong Ulrich
Dec 6, 2013 Financial resolutions, cutting back frivolous spending and big student loans. Must be another round of Ask Carmen!
Dec 3, 2013 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to expand its supervision of student loans to those servicers that operate outside of the banking system.
Nov 27, 2013 This time of year, some lenders send out offers to let you "skip a payment."
Oct 17, 2013 There’s a better than average chance that the government could shut down again in a few months if Congress can’t come to an agreement. That uncertainty is a problem for everyone from contractors to the entire US economy.
Oct 4, 2013 For personal purposes, there is a difference between 'good debt' and 'bad debt' -- but can the government make the same distinction?
Oct 4, 2013 On Friday, Ireland is voting to abolish one of the houses of the country's parliament. Supporters say the move is a cost-cutting measure as well.
Oct 1, 2013 Japan is hiking its national sales tax, from 5 percent all the way to 8 percent.
Sep 6, 2013 The country's biggest bank could stop taking new applications in October.
Aug 9, 2013 A survey issued by Credit Karma, a personal finance company, found that 72 percent of Americans would rather keep their current debt than gain 25 pounds and be completely debt free.