Make minimum credit card payments

Jun 9, 2009
Question: I recently gave 2 weeks notice at my job which I recognize is slightly insane in this economy, but I'm confident that it was the right...
Posted In: Credit Cards, debt, Savings

Borrow to buy land?

Jun 8, 2009
Question: My husband is the primary income, and I work 12 to 15 hours per week from home while I take care of the kids. We have a 5 month emergency...
Posted In: debt, Housing, retirement savings, Savings

Credit freeze

Apr 30, 2009
Question: My question involves job applications and my social security number. When I fill out a job application, I need to submit my social...
Posted In: debt

Credit counseling

Apr 1, 2009
Question: I have, unfortunately, managed to rack up about $30,000 in credit card debt. Financially I'm okay and working to pay off the debt and not...
Posted In: Credit Cards, debt

Retirement vs. student loans

Mar 26, 2009
Question: Hi Chris, my question relates to two subjects: a student-loan for graduate studies and funding my retirement. I am 27 years-old and am...
Posted In: debt, retirement savings, Savings

Borrow to boost credit score?

Mar 25, 2009
Question: Hi Chris: Thanks to you and Tess for your informative show. It's appointment radio for me on weekends. :)...
Posted In: debt

Co-sign for brother

Mar 11, 2009
Question: I'm planning to cosign a home loan for my brother. What's the best way to insulate myself from unforeseen liabilities? Are there any...
Posted In: debt, Housing

Extra money

Mar 6, 2009
Question: My wife and I have transitioned to using cash to pay for daily expenses versus a credit card. As a result of this transition, we have are...
Posted In: debt, retirement savings, Savings

Graduate school debt

Mar 5, 2009
Question: I'll be starting veterinary school in the fall, which means that over the next four years I'll take on something like $150,000 in debt....
Posted In: debt

Consolidate loans to mortgage

Feb 12, 2009
Question: Please help... Would it be a good or bad decision to put a non-consolidated Parent Plus Loan into a home refinance? The refinance rate is...
Posted In: debt, Housing