Beware of new credit card scams

ILLUSTRATION BY RUTH MACAPAGAL Fraudulent credit card activity through remote payment channels and other digital payment channels has increased by 21% in the Philippines since the eruption of the COVID-19 pandemic, with customers turning…

What is a Debt Management Plan?

JULY 15, 2022 - With debt in the United States at record highs, it's getting harder and harder for Americans to get by. So what are the best ways to get out of debt and what is a debt management plan? What is a Debt Management Plan?…

Where to invest $100,000 today

Marina_Skoropadskaya/iStock via Getty Images Co-produced with Treading Softly A common question that runs through my inbox as an author on investing and retirement is like, "I have $X to invest, where would you put it today?" or "I just…

Home equity loan history

Home equity loans have been around for nearly a century, providing borrowers with a way to cover major expenses such as home repairs, medical bills and debt consolidation. Despite their long history, however, the popularity of these…