Here's how a family of 4 could use rewards credit cards strategically to generate maximum cash back -- if they pay off cards monthly.
Central to this question is how long you plan to stay in your home.
Taking advantage of record low mortgage rates isn't the only reason for refinancing your home loan.
A rule of thumb says you shouldn't borrow more than what you expect to earn in your first year in the working world.
You've taken the steps to organize and pay down your debt. Now don't blow it.
Keeping yourself from racking up new charges is a good place to start if you want to get your credit card debt under control. Here's how.
Credit is often the better choice -- if you can and will pay off your entire balance each month.
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
Copyright © 2014 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
Fundamental company data and historical chart data provided by Morningstar Inc. Real-time index quotes and delayed quotes supplied by Morningstar Inc. Quotes delayed by up to 15 minutes, except where indicated otherwise. Fund summary, fund performance and dividend data provided by Morningstar Inc. Analyst recommendations provided by Zacks Investment Research. StockScouter data provided by Verus Analytics. IPO data provided by Hoover's Inc. Index membership data provided by Morningstar Inc.
The Market Dispatches column has been discontinued. Here's where to find the latest stock and business news on MSN Money, and the latest from market writer Charley Blaine.
MONEY & POLITICS
Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
Tired of your wallet taking a beating at the grocery store? Here are some creative ways to save big on food costs.
Americans can kill two birds with one stone by filing their taxes and buying health insurance at the same time.
MUST-SEE ON MSN
- Video: Easy DIY smoked meats at home
A charcuterie master shares his process for cold-smoking meat at home.
- Jetpacks about to go mainstream
- Weird things covered by home insurance
- Bing: 70 percent of adults report 'digital eye strain'