You must stick to strategy in paying off credit card debt


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You must stick to strategy in paying off credit card debt

NEW YORK — As the credit card bills start rolling in this month from the recent holiday season, many consumers are going to get that queasy feeling that they’ve overindulged. There are antidotes for “debt hangover,” experts say, but they require putting payment strategies in place — and sticking to them. (11 hours ago)

More riches mean more security in retirement? Not so

Your future is more secure than you think it is. Our future could be less vulnerable than the financial services industry says it will be. There is a simple reason for this: Our security is based on more than our financial assets. (3 hours ago)

Fox Business Meeting Early Audience Expectations: Magee

Fox Business Network only averaged 6,000 viewers in the business day daypart during its first two months on the air, and 15,000 in primetime. (19 mins ago)

13 Things You Wish You’d Known in 2007

Investors who paid attention during the last year gained some valuable insight that could help them make more money. (1 hour ago)

Ten resolutions that will help you survive the coming bear market

Ten resolutions that will help you survive the coming bear market (16 mins ago)

Get Ready to File Student-Aid Forms

Today is the last day to ‘rearrange’ your assets to qualify for the most aid. (15 mins ago)

Pay credit card company’s late fee, even when you’re right

Q: I used my credit card company’s online bill-paying feature to schedule a payment to them while I was on vacation. The payment was never processed and they have no record of my scheduled payment. I am new at this and did not know enough to get a confirmation number. (9 mins ago)

Piracy and Privacy

The recording industry is seeking legislation in Europe that would require the filtering of Internet connections to block the illicit transfer of copyrighted material and more. (41 mins ago)

Employee compensation: Wage war

What?s likely your biggest expense category ? payroll ? is suddenly at risk of becoming far more expensive. Wages are on an upward tear. And if your employees haven?t already, it?s only a matter of time before they start asking for more. (47 mins ago)