Links of the week

May 18, 2009 by Todd Murray · Leave a Comment 

Notes From Another Credit Card Crisis. Op-Ed contributor Suki Kim compares America’s current credit card crisis with similar problems in South Korea in the early 2000’s.

Right Steps to Take Before Disputing a Credit Error. How to dispute an error on your credit report under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

A Final Lesson: Repay Student Debt Quickly. Columnist Michelle Singletary advises new graduates to take a hard look at their budgets and attempt to pay back their student loans as soon as possible.

Plan to Encourage Banks to Allow Short Sales. The Obama administration has proposed incentives for banks to allow homeowners to sell their home at a loss, rather than going through foreclosure.

Weighing the Options with Credit Card Debt. Tips for resolving your credit card debt.

Consumerist Interviews Goolsbee on Credit Card Reform. An interview with Obama credit card advisor Austan Goolsbee on proposed credit card reform legislation.