I’ve said it before and I’ll probably say it again –your credit score is one of the most important numbers in your life. This three-digit number essentially acts as your financial report card, except there’s no leaving it behind after graduation. Your credit score is used to represent your creditworthiness, which translates into the likelihood that you’ll pay your debts in a timely manner....more
In the last few weeks, the phrase "making ends meet" has taken on a whole new meaning. It's become apparent from news reports that the economy is tanking big time (though so many "experts" like to refer to it as just an economic softening. That sounds so much more comfy, doesn't it?). Families are re-thinking their financial priorities. Home foreclosures are commonplace.