August 26, 2013

Back to School Shopping: By the Numbers

As the summer starts to slow down, families start to shop for back-to-school supplies. Back-to-school shopping is not always cheap either. According to the National Retail […]
August 22, 2013

Back-to-College Spending: What to Expect

It is that time of year again when young people and their parents embark on shopping trips for school supplies and dorm room décor.  This year, […]
August 19, 2013

72% of Americans Would Rather Be Thin Than Debt-Free

It’s summertime. As the temperature and humidity rise, Americans flock to beaches and pools. So personal finance company, Credit Karma, wanted to know: Do Americans care […]
August 15, 2013

5 Ways to Trim Your Cell Phone Bill

Do you remember way back, maybe 10 years ago, when your cell phone pretty much just made phone calls? Back before the smartphone existed? Or go […]
August 13, 2013

Gen Y vs. Boomers: Who Survived the Recession Best?

The recession has had an enormous impact on business owners throughout the U.S., especially Generation Y entrepreneurs (ages 24 to 35) and Baby Boomer entrepreneurs (ages […]
August 9, 2013

We Work Far Less Than Our Parents and Grandparents

It’s a common complaint: You feel like you’re working constantly, and there’s never enough time to enjoy life. But as a whole, Americans are working far […]
August 6, 2013

Happy (Belated) Birthday to the First Income Tax!

Most people aren’t big fans of a national income tax, but on August 5, 1861, the first one was levied by the new President, Abraham Lincoln. […]
August 5, 2013

Looking to Cut Your Mortgage Payment?

For consumers purchasing or refinancing a home with less than 20% equity or 20% down, there’s a little-known fee that will apply to the total mortgage […]
August 2, 2013

The 10 Most Easily Stolen ATM Card PINs

How safe are your debit and credit cards? Identity theft and fraud affect millions of Americans every year. And depending on how much thought you put […]