FinCon 2018 Helps to Reinforce Good Advice is Personal

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the personal finance write conference, FinCon. The meeting was held in a very hot and muggy Orlando. Nearly 2,000 writers showed up for a whole bunch of sessions and presentations. I left the conference with a few observations and realizations. The first is there are a lot … Read more

Talk Credit Radio Interview With Gerri Detweiler

Here is the recent interview I did with Gerri Detweiler on Talk Credit Radio. Listen to Talk Credit Radio Interview With Steve Rhode I had the pleasure recently to talk with Gerri Detweiler about a wide range of debt related issues and scams. We start out talking about identity theft, fake debt collectors, and then … Read more

What Affects Mortgage Rates?

The good news about mortgage rates? They’ve been at or near historic lows recently, and by all indications they should stay fairly low for the short term. But as anyone who follows these rates knows, they can be very volatile – sometimes changing multiple times in one day. What affects mortgage rates? In May 2011 … Read more