Fred Williams

Fred O. Williams is senior reporter for A business journalist since 1987, he writes about consumer financial issues from Washington, D.C. His work has appeared in USA Today and Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine.

Posts by Fred Williams

Living with credit, Protecting yourself

Moving on credit, steering clear of disputes

There’s nothing like an extended road trip to remind you how much you lean on a 3.5-inch sliver of plastic. On my multistate move to join I opted to pay the mover via credit card, even though there was an extra fee for the privilege, because of the extra protection I thought I would receive. But the usual billing protection that comes with a card payment turns out to be more complicated when dealing with movers.
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