Banking

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 […]
August 13, 2015

The Big 3: What Are Americans Biggest Expenses?

Your home, your car, your food. On a yearly basis, these are often times the three largest expenditures the typical American has to make. More often […]
August 12, 2015

Do You Pay Your Babysitter Enough?

If you’ve been a parent for any length of time, you know there are two kinds of babysitters: Those who tell you their rates and those […]