According to this Wall Street Journal article, the big three credit reporting agencies (TransUnion, Experian, and Equifax) have agreed to no longer include tax liens and civil judgements on credit reports unless they meet more stringent identity-matching criteria.
Series: Money in the Media
Articles I read or news pieces I hear that I wanted to share….
I typically find these “10 Things…” -themed articles annoying, useless click-bait but I thought this one had some entertainment value and was rather low on the annoying scale: 7 Weirdest State Tax Laws.
Take a few minutes to watch this PBS Newshour piece on the cost of banking for the poor and vulnerable. Triple-digit interest rates? How can that possibly be legal?
I found this article to be intelligent and refreshingly meaty compared to the tired old hackneyed “Top 5 (8, 10, etc) Things” articles that PF bloggers are so fond of.
The full title of the article is Seven Mental Biases That Can Impact How You Invest but all seven biases impact our everyday money decisions as well, not just our investing decisions.
*The article was originally published on LearnVest but I can’t in good conscience provide a link to LearnVest because that site has very annoying pop-ups and the article is divided into tiny chunks over multiple pages to maximize their page views and ad counts.
This article speaks to one of largest disconnects I perceive in the field of personal finance — how does one get from living the day-to-day getting-by life most of us experience to having enough money to actually have need of a financial advisor? There’s a really big gap between having a couple hundred or a few thousand in a savings account and having enough funds that we feel we need professional managerial advice.
It’s that space, that gap, that I work to fill.
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