Will My Credit Freeze Hurt My Credit Report?

Will My Credit Freeze Hurt My Credit Report?

Q. I tried to apply for a credit card, but forgot that I put a freeze on my credit reports because my name and Social Security number were compromised by a hack at a major department store. Will this have an adverse effect on my score? — Credit concerned A....
Will 529 College Plan Jeopardize Financial Aid?

Will 529 College Plan Jeopardize Financial Aid?

Q. My daughter is still in college and is likely to go to grad school. I’ve been putting money into her 529 plan for many years and making withdrawals for her time in school. My stepson just had his first child, and I’d like to open a 529 for her but I...