Category: family finances

Knowing the Rules

When you know the rules, you hold all the cards Knowing the rules is important when using plastic—credit, debit, prepaid and gift cards. Choosing the wrong card, merchant or transaction type could cost you money or cause you to forgo important cardholder protections. http://www.knowyourcard.org/ This website is your payment card… Read more »

Come to the Housing Fair!

Prospective buyers and homeowners will want to attend the Capital Region Housing Fair on Saturday, April 28th from 10 am-2 pm at the Albany Public Library, 161 Washington Avenue in Albany.  Featured will be dozens of information booths including: Non-profit housing groups like TRIP Lenders Attorneys Housing inspectors Real estate… Read more »

Tools for Tough Times

Economic problems facing you in 2010?   If you need help as a result of the economy, check out “Help Wanted,” a new public television series and web portal that provides information about vital resources available to consumers.  Public Television stations WMHT-Albany and WCNY-Syracuse shed light on the current economic crisis… Read more »