Debt collection schemes are just one of the many ways scam artists can get money that doesn't belong to them. One financial expert explains some of the tactics that debt collectors use, and some of the tactics people pretending to be debt collectors use.
The festivities are over, but your financial drama has just begun. We speak with experts and debt-free folks on the best ways to start attacking your debt. The highest balances first? The highest interest? The snowball method? The envelope system?
Women are feeling confident about controlling their money, and many are taking the lead in making financial decisions, says Suzanna de Baca, vice president of wealth strategies at Ameriprise Financial. According to a new study by Ameriprise, 41% of women surveyed are making financial decisions alone with Boomer women feeling the most confident about their financial plans. The survey showed that Gen Xers are feeling the most pressure as they try to save money while paying bills. Meanwhile, mille