budget

February 11, 2015

The Dirty Dozen: 2015 Tax Scams

Aggressive phone calls top the Internal Revenue Service’s list of “Dirty Dozen” tax scams in 2015. The government is warning taxpayers to be aware — the […]
February 9, 2015

What a Waste: You're Spending Too Much

No matter how tight our budgets or how stringent we think we are with our spending, it can seem like our money just evaporates. Instead of cutting […]
February 6, 2015

Will Sub-Prime Mortgages Make a Comeback?

The widespread return of the sub-prime mortgage business will be the big event for the mortgage industry in 2015.  This may seem like one of the […]
February 5, 2015

Gas Prices to Rise in February

After a record 123 days of falling gasoline prices, the cost of a gallon began inching back up last week, and it is expected to continue. […]
February 4, 2015

Don't Make These Credit Card Mistakes

Credit cards can be a convenient, safe way to make purchases and build your credit scores. Or they can be an expensive nightmare that could put […]
January 30, 2015

Mobile Banking on the Rise

A new study says Americans are getting hooked on mobile banking.  The study, conducted in September by technology consulting firm Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group, says […]
January 29, 2015

Financial Tools You Need to Use Now

Modern money management requires tracking a lot of moving parts: budgeting, bills and credit cards are just the beginning. To help you keep your spending under […]
January 28, 2015

What Does the Top 1% Make in Each State?

As the economy recovers, some people are reaping the benefits more than others.  The top 1% of earners are amassing a disproportionate share of the income growth in […]
January 23, 2015

How Much Will You Spend on Interest in Your Lifetime?

The average American consumer will pay nearly $280,000 in interest over their lifetime, a figure that varies dramatically from state to state based on credit scores […]