May 30, 2014

Why Aren't Americans Buying Homes?

Activity in the U.S. housing market has slowed to a level that even Fed chair Janet Yellen has said she’s concerned about the recovery. This comes […]
May 29, 2014

These Money Beliefs Hurt More Than They Help

How often have you thought, “If I just make more money, I’ll surely be happy?” Or, the other side of the proverbial coin, “Money is the […]
May 28, 2014

Where is the Average Student Loan Burden the Largest?

More than a million Americans this year will graduate with substantial student loan debt, the National Conference of State Legislatures recently reported. The graduates will have […]
May 24, 2014

Memorial Day Sales 2014: What to Expect

For many Americans, Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer fun – even if summer doesn’t officially start until June 21. According to a survey […]
May 23, 2014

Memorial Day Travel Best Since 2005

A strong case of cabin fever and a little more money to spend should inspire a greater number of Americans to hit the road this Memorial […]
May 22, 2014

Recovery Aftermath: The Decline of New Households

Americans are swimming in debt and that’s holding back the economy, says Cardiff Garcia, U.S. editor of financial news site, FT Alphaville. By the end of […]
May 19, 2014

Is Today's Mortgage Market Worse Than Before the Crash?

In some respects, now is as bad a time for the mortgage business as the aftermath of the disaster of 2008. Of course, the crash was […]
May 15, 2014

Student Debt Weighing Down Young Americans

The difference in how well young adults with college degrees are living depends significantly on whether or not they’re carrying student debt, according to the Pew […]
May 14, 2014

No Swiping: 5 Risky Places to Use Your Debit Card

Late last year, a data breach at Target compromised the debit and credit card information for 40 million Target customers (plus the online account information of […]