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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 18, 2015

Back-to-School Shopping: Online Tools to Help You Save

For many parents, it’s that magical time of the year – Back to School!  But before we get back to routines, teachers, books, and (maybe some) […]
August 17, 2015

Back-to-School Shopping: In-Store or Online?

American parents with kids in kindergarten through 12th grade will spend an estimated $24.9 billion back-to-school shopping this year. From pencils and folders to that all […]
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 […]
August 11, 2015

A New First: Americans Spend More on Eating Out Than Groceries

Pass the menu, hold the shopping cart.  Grocery stores are finding it harder to make headway with shoppers as a surge in spending at restaurants over the past […]
August 10, 2015

5 Warning Signs That You're Financially Overwhelmed

Like many consumers, you could be in a financial predicament without realizing it. You may think you’re managing your debt, but in reality your debt is […]
August 7, 2015

Younger Generations Prefer Walking, Attached Housing

Millennials prefer walking over driving by a wider margin than any other generation, a poll conducted by the National Association of Realtors and the Transportation Research […]