Banking

February 1, 2016

Most Americans Ruin Credit Before Age 30

A whopping 68% of Americans make at least one major financial mistake, or “credit fumble,” before turning 30, leading to a negative mark on their credit […]
January 14, 2016

How to Save for Retirement AND Pay Off Student Loans

Between rent, transportation, food, recreation, and, the cherry on top – student loans  – recent graduates have tons of expenses. The burden of paying off life’s […]
January 13, 2016

What to do When You Win the $1.5 Billion Jackpot

Everyone’s heard the stories about people who blow through sudden, large sums of money, such as inheritances, game show prizes or lottery winnings. Financial planner Lynnette “The Money […]
January 11, 2016

Student Savvy: Saving Money in 2016

The new year often inspires new habits and goals one wants to accomplish in the coming year. This year, many Americans have made the resolution to […]
January 8, 2016

5 New Ways to Manage Your Money

Can’t seem to keep a budget? Don’t be too hard on yourself – you’re not alone. Only 1 in 3 Americans say they have a detailed […]
January 6, 2016

Consumers Gain Confidence in Economy

A key consumer confidence measure showed consumers had a more positive view of the economy in December than a month earlier and their optimism about the […]
January 5, 2016

Holiday Retail Sales Get Boost From Online Shopping, Gas Prices

After years of recessionary belt tightening, consumers spent 7.9% more than last year during the dash between Black Friday and Christmas Eve and ponied up for […]
January 4, 2016

Is the U.S. Economy Becoming More Vulnerable?

The risk of a US recession over a two- to three-year horizon has “increased materially,” according to JPMorgan strategists led by Bruce Kasman.  In a recent […]
December 31, 2015

Cheers to a Financially Productive New Year

Looking to start your New Year with a bang?  Here are 7 simple things you can do to get 2016 off to a solid financial start. […]