Banking

April 3, 2015

Millennials Hate Banks

A recent poll of 10,000 millennials found out which industry was most prime for disruption.  The results were clear: Not only did banks make up 4 […]
March 31, 2015

Taxes 101: Basic Tax Terms Everyone Should Know

Roughly 83% of the returns processed by the IRS so far this tax season have resulted in refunds, at an average of $2,893 per check (down […]
March 30, 2015

401(k) Plan a Failure for Millions of Americans

For millions of Americans, the 401(k) plan is a miserable failure – it simply is not shielding enough people from financial struggles in their retirements, according […]
March 27, 2015

Foreclosure Activity on Path towards Normalcy by Year-End

Foreclosure activity in February fell to its lowest level in 9 years even though lenders repossessed more assets, according to data from RealtyTrac.  Foreclosure filings – […]
March 26, 2015

Most Common Questions about Credit and Debt

Money troubles can be hard to discuss.  The secret many don’t seem to know is they are not as alone as they feel.  Plenty of people […]
March 25, 2015

Banks Concerned About Apple Pay Fraud

Some banks have begun to make changes in how they activate customers’ credit-card accounts to use Apple Inc.’s new mobile-payment system after reports of fraudulent transactions, […]
March 17, 2015

Erin Go Bragh: St. Patrick's Day Trivia

Looking for a little St. Patrick’s Day trivia to sprinkle in conversation over corned beef and cabbage? From religious observances to drinking rituals to leprechaun lore, […]
March 16, 2015

Another Round of Defaults Plague HAMP

The Home Affordable Modification Program continues to disappoint.  As of Dec. 31, 1 in 3 struggling homeowners who received a loan modification through HAMP ultimately re-defaulted […]