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Pay Down, or Pay Ahead? It Can Be Confusing Jun. 11, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Years ago, I learned a lesson I won't have to learn again. It was that poignant. It was during a tim... Read More

Bank Gets Appraisal May. 26, 2019

House Calls

Dear Edith: When we applied for a mortgage, the bank charged us for an appraisal. They said it was s... Read More

Are You Prepared for a Financial Emergency? Mar. 06, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: What would happen if you were hit with an unexpected medical bill or layoff or your ad... Read More

Don't Prevent Poor From Getting Loans Feb. 28, 2019

Daily Editorials

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is considering reopening a rule that would force small-doll... Read More

The High Price of Learning About Loans Feb. 19, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I loaned my ex-boyfriend $150 to buy a car. He said he would pay me $50 a month for fou... Read More

Son Has Yet to Pay Back Loan Jun. 06, 2018

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: A few years ago, one of my sons needed funds for support during some difficult times. I ... Read More

Classic Ann Landers Apr. 15, 2018

Classic Ann Landers

Editor's Note: Hundreds of Ann Landers' loyal readers have requested that newspapers continue to pub... Read More

Giving Your Lenders a Piece of the Action Nov. 28, 2017

Succeeding in Your Business

"We started a tech company last year and are getting ready to launch our first product. To do so, we... Read More

An Out-of-Hand Loan Aug. 08, 2017

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I have been married for 23 years to my husband. I was a stay-at-home mom for 12 of those... Read More

Worried About Student Loan Debt? Jun. 14, 2017

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers, What are the primary money worries of today's college graduates? This is a question of... Read More

A Number as Useful as Your Credit Score Feb. 22, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Whether you know your credit score or not, by now you are aware that you have one and that potential... Read More

Beware Tricks Just Waiting to Be Played on You Nov. 14, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

We know to protect our personal identification and lock our doors at night, and we're learning from ... Read More

Moving Out of State Oct. 02, 2016

House Calls

Hello! My mother asked me to write to you with some questions. My parents recently sold their home i... Read More

My Apologies to Pawn Shops Everywhere Sep. 21, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

In the wake of America's big economic crisis back in 2008, dollar stores and thrift stores have seen... Read More

More Reader Comments on Home Staging Sep. 11, 2016

House Calls

Readers are still sending in comments about the rant from a seller who resented trying to live in he... Read More

The Cost of Dipping Into Your Retirement Aug. 29, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

More people than ever are taking loans from their retirement accounts, simply because they can. Here... Read More

Streamline Refinancing Aug. 07, 2016

House Calls

Dear Edith: Do you have to have proof of income if you refinance when applying for a VA loan? —... Read More

When an Investment Isn't Debt or Equity May. 17, 2016

Succeeding in Your Business

Q: My wife and I have a small construction business. We hired a consultant to help us with our busin... Read More

Dragging Down the Department May. 16, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I have a co-worker who often shows up late, constantly complains about how he doesn't wa... Read More

Will Changing Brokers Help? Apr. 24, 2016

House Calls

Dear Edith: My parents' house has not sold after being on the market for over 260 days. This week wa... Read More