Howard Dvorkin Archive
Published April 30, 2013
In the wake of the financial meltdown, Americans are not feeling confident in their ability to retire, and with good reason.
Published February 06, 2013
By law, each year U.S. consumers are allowed to download one free copy of each of their credit reports so they can review the reports for errors. This helps you avoid mistakes and discrepancies that damage credit scores.
Published January 08, 2013
Just like a diet or a new exercise plan, a financial new year plan takes dedication and commitment. No matter your financial situation, one of the best resolutions you can make is to save more money and be more diligent with your finances.
Published November 23, 2012
To keep holiday costs down, consumers need to create holiday budget strategies that help them save – and they should start with Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Published September 14, 2012
There are several free personal finance tools that help organize and manage your finances. Most of these applications are accessible online, on tablets and on smartphones-- making it easier to check your progress from anywhere at any time.
Published August 26, 2012
CPA Howard Dvorkin offers tips on how young people can reduce debt and become financial savvy:
Published July 30, 2012
Weak job growth, stagnate wages and a drop in consumer confidence has pushed credit card debt to high levels. Here's how to calculate how much debt you can handle.
Published March 30, 2012
On the surface rewards cards sound like a good idea. Why not get extra bonuses for making purchases with your hard-earned cash? Well, it isn't that simple.
Published February 01, 2012
The gifts have been unwrapped, the trees are long gone and the decorations are packed away, but there is still one remaining hint of the holidays: credit card bills. Make 2012 the year you get out of debt, and stay there.
Published November 22, 2011
More consumers will use their mobile devices this year to assist with their holiday shopping, particularly those who put it off until the last minute. Here’s a list of apps that will help shoppers find the best deal and stay in budget.