More From Daniel Kurt
Money’s Tight. Is It Time to Tap Your Retirement Plan? The stimulus bill makes it easier for some folks to take early 401(k) and IRA distributions, but doing so can be risky.
My Wife Lost Her Job. Now What? These are the financial moves to make if you've abruptly moved from a two income family to a single-income one.Bank of Dad
How to Secure a (Much) Better Rate for Your Next Mortgage In order to score the best deal on a mortgage, you have to be smart about how you shop and present yourself as a damn-near-perfect prospect for lenders. Here’s how to do it.
Thinking About Buying a House? Buckle Up. The process of buying a house is not what it used to be
12 Things Everyone Must Do to Stay Financially Healthy Right Now The coronavirus has thrown one hell of a haymaker at all of our finances. Here are a dozen things everyone should do to stay financially healthy.Bank of Dad
My Kid’s Preschool Isn’t Doing Anything Right Now. Do I Have to Pay Them? This is a tricky situation. But here's what to consider.Bank of Dad
It's Time to Protect Your Credit Score A lot of lenders are being lenient but you have to let them know if you’re in financial trouble.Bank of Dad
Affording College Just Got...Interesting Despite 529 accounts (and everything else) taking a big hit, a sudden shift of strategy could make things even worse.
My Wife Has a Secret Bank Account. What Do I Do? "As far as I knew, we were saving as much money as we could and making joint decisions. But now? It seems like we’re separate people."Bank of Dad
Don't Go Down With the Sickness Human nature tells us to run when things look ugly. Experts say that’s the last thing you should do.
The Tax Deductions and Credits All Parents Should Know New baby? Medical expenses? Child care? Mortgage interest? There's a lot that can be deducted.Bank of Dad
What Do the New FICO Score Changes Mean? Am I Screwed If I Have Student Loans? Don't panic just yet. While FICO announced changes to new credit scores, a lot of people will actually see their number go up.Bank of Dad
Suburbia Is Calling. Here's What to Consider Before You Answer. Renting in the suburbs can make a lot of sense. If you're considering making the move, here's what should factor into your decision.
7 Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Lender Because mortgage lenders are trying for one thing and one thing only: to get the most money they can for themselves and their employer.Bank of Dad
Why It Might Make More Sense to do Nothing With Your Money There’s ample evidence that, much of the time, a more hands-off investing approach actually results in better performance.Bank of Dad