Debt got you down? Overextended borrowers that don’t see a light at the end of the tunnel may be relieved to know that they can negotiate to pay a fraction of what they owe to creditors. It’s called debt settlement. But the process comes with caveats. What you need to know first and how to negotiate debt payments in my latest Mint blog post.
Your recent questions indicate some of you are focused on investing and retirement savings. That’s excellent! I love that my readers are so interested in securing their futures and building wealth. I’ve got some advice…!
This week , Nadine tweets: I got married in July. Should we file taxes together or separately for 2012?
When you’re entering a relationship with two homes (his and hers), who stays and who sells?
This week, I help out Ken who asks: I have $25K in federal student loan debt with a 6.55% fixed interest rate. I am wondering if there are any good options for refinancing.
This week, I tackled a question from Rich, a Facebook fan, regarding how to buy a car. Is it really true that the best time to shop for a car is at the end of the year?
@Kesjv81d (aka Victor) asks me: I’m 50. At what age should you start moving investments to a safer place?
This week’s #AskFarnoosh addressed a round up of credit-related questions. From closing accounts to establishing credit to qualifying for a mortgage.
In our inaugural #ASKFarnoosh column (which, very sorry, was supposed to go up Friday, but I got terribly busy!), I tackle a viewer’s question about how to trace back money he’s owed by an old employer.