Sally Herigstad

Sally Herigstad answers questions about credit every week for Herigstad is a certified public accountant, author and speaker. She also writes regularly for MSN Money,, and, and has been a guest on Martha Stewart radio and other programs.

Posts by Sally Herigstad

Living with credit

How personal tragedy changed my financial outlook

My attitude toward personal finances has shifted dramatically since November  2015, when a life-shattering tragedy hit our family. As a personal finance writer, I’ve preached for years about living frugally and thinking long term. It’s not that I was stingy.…
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Living with credit, New products

Suze Orman’s debit card: Is it a good thing?

Suze Orman came out with her own debit card this week, called the Approved Card. It’s received a lot of attention — not all of it positive. Some people are aghast that a personal finance expert would push her own product to her loyal following. I have no problem with that. I don’t even mind her making lots of money on it. But it had better be a good deal at the same time.

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