Paying off your credit card debt is a good solution for the new year

Carrying a balance has always been expensive, but it’s especially expensive now. The average credit card interest rate in mid-December was 19.42%, the highest rate since 1992. As the Federal Reserve continues to raise short-term interest rates to stifle inflation, average rates could rise even higher, says Ted Rossman, Credit Card Analyzer’s Bankrate.comwhich tracks interest … Read more

How pay transparency can affect your job search or raise

Knowing if you get paid fairly for the work you do is a puzzle shrouded in lack of information. However, that may change, and pay transparency could be the catalyst. It’s a growing trend for companies to disclose what drives an existing job or job opening – whether it’s voluntarily or because governments mandate it. … Read more