August 31, 2015

High Prices Top Concern of Homebuyers

High prices ranked as the number one concern among homebuyers in the second quarter of 2015, according to a survey of over 3,300 homebuyers conducted by […]
August 28, 2015

The Best and Worst Cities to Retire

After toiling in the workplace for decades, it seems natural to expect financial security in our golden years. But not everyone can look forward to a […]
August 27, 2015

Personal Touch Makes Big Difference in Small-Business Loans

Want to ensure a small-business loan gets paid off? The personal touch makes a big difference.  Over the past decade, colleagues of the Center for Banking […]
August 26, 2015

Want to Destroy Your Credit Score?

Your credit score is a gatekeeper. It can make or break your chances of getting the best rate on a loan and in some cases it […]
August 25, 2015

Will You Retire Debt-Free?

Do you know how much you need in savings to fund your retirement? Are you factoring in your current debts? You may have just assumed that home, […]
August 24, 2015

Consumer Credit Remains Healthy

Consumer credit default rates remained stable during the month of July, according to credit bureau Experian, which expected them to continue to remain level – even […]
August 21, 2015

Frugal Fairy? Tooth Fairy Paying Out Less This Year

The Federal Reserve may have one more reason to worry about not hitting its inflation target. In its 6th annual Tooth Fairy survey, Visa found that American children are paid […]
August 20, 2015

Mobile Payments Are Not Replacing Cash

The rise of mobile payments has had only a narrow impact on the use of cash, according to a new report from the ATM Industry Association […]
August 19, 2015

Wearables Combine Fitness and Finance

Health and wellness apps may not much in common with small-business payments and merchant services, but it was the fitness-tracking craze that lit a fire under […]