“The myRA program is being shut down. What should I do?”

“I enrolled and contributed to myRA (Roth IRA) since August 2016. The myRA.gov program is now being shut down. What should I do with my only Roth IRA/ Retirement investment?” Submitted by Brian H. Admittedly, my heart was broken when the announcement about shutting down myRA® hit the news. It wasn’t perfect, but it was…

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“What is trailing interest and how do I avoid it?”

That feeling when you make that final credit card payment to bring your balance to zero, and you get hit with another bill for interest!    What is “trailing interest”? I just got a credit card bill with interest charged after I paid it off! Submitted by Sasha. When you are using credit cards, timing…

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“Why do different companies show different credit scores?”

Why do different companies show different credit scores? Credit Karma showed my score 70 points higher than the banks! Submitted by StillLearning. Ah, the mysteries of credit scores. Let’s get the nuts and bolts down, then we can talk about the best approach to getting the information you need. There are several credit reporting companies…

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