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Monthly Archives: February 2020

    Easy Ways to Donate Your Unwanted Items

    By RISMedia's Content Solutions Websitefeed Feed | February 29, 2020

    A cluttered home can become overwhelming. Instead of dumping your unwanted items in the trash when you're cleaning the house, donate them to a charity.Donating clothes, furniture and other things is an easy way to help people in need, claim a tax deduc... Read More

    How to Deal with Unauthorized Credit Inquiries

    By RISMedia's Content Solutions Websitefeed Feed | February 29, 2020

    Unauthorized credit inquiries are a sign that someone has fraudulently applied for credit in your name. They can hurt your credit score and make your financial life more difficult until theyre removed from your credit report.A credit inquiry is a recor... Read More

    Is Granite on its Way Out?

    By RISMedia's Content Solutions Websitefeed Feed | February 28, 2020

    According to the National Kitchen and Bath Association, granite countertops are in less demand today, while the use of quartz is on the rise.Why? For one thing, man-made quartz countertops are offered in a far greater range of looks and feels. Reason n... Read More

    3 Ways to Pay Down Your Debt Faster

    By RISMedia's Content Solutions Websitefeed Feed | February 26, 2020

    When we think about lottery winners, we likely imagine new cars and mega-mansions. But according to a recent survey conducted by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), most of us would actually use our lottery winnings to pay down our de... Read More

    Kitchen Trends That Are Going Out of Fashion

    By RISMedia's Content Solutions Websitefeed Feed | February 26, 2020

    Most of us spend a lot of time in the kitchen, preparing meals and cleaning up. In many cases, we spend so much time in our familiar kitchen space that we dont pay much attention to what it looks like.But the trends, they are a-changin’. Todays kitchen... Read More

    A Simple Way to Stop Using Your Credit Card So Much

    By RISMedia's Content Solutions Websitefeed Feed | February 25, 2020

    If youve got a problem with credit card debt, there might be a simple solution thats already sitting in your wallet or purse " a $20 bill.Having cash in your pocket may seem counterintuitive. If youve heard the phrase burning a hole in my pocket, then ... Read More

    Many Would Rather Wait in DMV Line Than Review Retirement Plan

    By RISMedia's Content Solutions Websitefeed Feed | February 25, 2020

    More than a third of people surveyed about how they're going to pay for retirement would rather wait in line at the Department of Motor Vehicles than research or review their retirement plan options.That's just one of the things that many of the more t... Read More

    Keeping Your Credit Cards Out of Your Own Hands

    By RISMedia's Content Solutions Websitefeed Feed | February 24, 2020

    Overspending is easy to do with a credit card – way too easy – and can often lead to debt.Researchers have found that even for people who dont carry a balance each month on their credit card, they overspend when using a credit card instead of cash. Cre... Read More

    4 Questions to Ask Your Landscaper Before They Dig In

    By RISMedia's Content Solutions Websitefeed Feed | February 24, 2020

    If you're planning on designing a new garden, patio or outdoor living space in the future, you're likely going to work with a landscaper. Aside from the cost of the project, there are some important conversations you should have with your landscaper be... Read More

    When to Buy Extended Warranty? Usually Never

    By RISMedia's Content Solutions Websitefeed Feed | February 23, 2020

    You just bought a new dishwasher, TV, tablet, refrigerator or other big-ticket item youve been wanting for months. The salesperson, or maybe even the cashier, asks if youd like to add an extended warranty for a few dollars more.Is it a worthwhile extra... Read More