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Liz Weston: At What Age Can You Ignore Your Credit Score?

Nov. 5, 2018 10:47 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — At some point, you'll buy your last car and refinance your last mortgage. Surely then you can stop worrying about your credit scores. Well, not really, although there are situations when credit scores shouldn't be anyone's main concern. Let's start with some reasons why credit scores still...

As stocks plunge, should you overhaul your financial plan?

Oct. 29, 2018 5:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are spiraling lower again, bonds are losing money and everything suddenly feels very shaky. Time to overhaul your financial plan, right? Financial advisers hope your answer is an emphatic "no." Ideally, you already set up your plan with the understanding that something as common as a...

Stocks are tumbling, rates are rising. What to do now?

Oct. 28, 2018 12:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are plunging, the cost of borrowing money is rising and everything suddenly feels very shaky. Time to overhaul your financial plan, right? Financial advisers hope your answer is an emphatic "no." Ideally, you already set up your plan with the understanding that something as common as...

Correction: NerdWallet-Liz Weston-Paying-Mortgage- story

Oct. 19, 2018 8:57 AM EDT

In a story Oct. 15 about paying off your mortgage before you retire, NerdWallet columnist Liz Weston erroneously quoted certified financial planner Michael Ciccone. He said, "While there are certainly psychological benefits related to being mortgage-free, financially, it is one of the last places I would direct a...