articles from Kimberly
How Debt Consolidation Affects Your Credit
Published 05/31/2013 by Kimberly Rotter
When debt piles up, you have several options for paying it back, including debt consolidation. However, your credit can be affected by debt consolidation.
Are You Financially Prepared for a Tragedy?
Published 02/28/2013 by Kimberly Rotter
If your husband died today, would you know the user names and passwords for all of your bank and investment accounts? If your wife were to die next week, would you know which bills are set up for automatic payments and which bills need to be paid by hand? If tragedy strikes your family, how will you pay for your day to day expenses?
How to Get Repairs When the Warranty Period Expired
Published 11/02/2012 by Kimberly Rotter
Manufacturers are not likely clapping their hands and laughing devilishly as products fail. But any statistician will tell you that warranty periods are designed and intended to cover the period during which most of the items will remain in good, working condition. In addition, retailers want to sell extended warranties and manufacturers are reluctant to inhibit that opportunity. At the end of the day, it wouldn’t be cost-effective or fair for a manufacturer to cover repairs forever.