I understand that when my credit score is calculated, one factor that's considered is my balance as a percentage of my credit limit. But my credit-card issuer, Capital One, does not report credit limits to the credit bureaus, so they show a limit of
My wife and I just got married and we'd like to buy a house soon. We've been setting aside money for the down payment but we have quite a way to go. Should we go ahead and buy a house now with no money down or wait until we've saved the 20%?
A couple of years ago, my wife and I purchased variable life insurance policies with the understanding they would serve as life insurance, as well as provide money to help pay for college or retirement. Is there a better way to invest our money to ac
After seeing all of the damage from Hurricane Katrina last year, I'd like to get flood insurance before hurricane season starts this year. Can I still get the coverage, and has the price gone up a lot since last year's hurricanes?
Nine years ago, a principal at the firm my husband worked for said the company would go public within two years. We bought $875 worth of company stock. But the company still hasn't gone public and doesn't appear to have plans to do so any time soon.
My teenager discovered that some of the earlier BMW Z3s fall into our price range and have a good safety record, crash test results and would actually cost less to insure than some other so-called more conservative cars I would like to consider.
I am pastor of a church in Arkansas, and we have about $32,000 in an account for one of the ministries we will be starting next year. Instead of letting the money sit in a savings account, I thought it might be better to drop it into a mutual fund, s
I thought that Delta Air Lines stock would become worthless when the company came out of bankruptcy and issued new shares. Then I spoke to someone who bought Delta shares, thinking the stock would come back. Now I am considering investing in Delta.
When I bought my house, I had to buy private mortgage insurance. I had hoped to get the PMI dropped after the value of my house increased. But the housing market is starting to slow in my area. What's this going to do to my efforts to get my PMI drop
Before she left for another job, our office manager was having trouble keeping up with our 401(k) payments. Now that she's gone, the problem is worse. Is there anything I can do to ensure more timely 401(k) payments by my company?