budget

March 10, 2014

Are You Making These 3 Financial Mistakes?

What’s worse than making a mistake? Making a mistake that you don’t know about. It’s OK – we’ve all been there. When it comes to your […]
March 6, 2014

It's National Consumer Protection Week – Know Your Rights!

This week, March 2 – 8, is the Federal Trade Commission’s National Consumer Protection Week. Consumers are encouraged to visit AskDoctorDebt.org for free information to better […]
March 5, 2014

What Will You Do With Your Tax Refund?

Filing your taxes early provides a lot of advantages: It reduces the stress that comes with last-minute filing, can prevent tax return fraud (you get to […]
March 4, 2014

What to Buy in March

Although the weather may be variable, retailers stick to a seasonal schedule, which means savings for the smart consumer. According to Cheapism.com, consumers should use this […]
March 3, 2014

5 Strange Signs that the Economy is Improving

The recession that ran from 2007 to 2009 seemed to be good for family cohesion: The divorce rate hit a 40-year low, grown kids moved back […]
February 27, 2014

Student Savvy: Ways to Save for Spring Break

Spring break is right around the corner for college students. Traveling somewhere warm and relaxing doesn’t always have to break your bank. The Huffington Post offers […]
February 26, 2014

Student Loans and Home Mortgages Don't Mix

An April 2013 New York Fed study found student loans were preventing many recent graduates from buying their first home. Now another study, from the home […]
February 25, 2014

Credit Card Debt Near Historic Lows

The credit card delinquency rate (90 days or more delinquent) dropped on a yearly basis from 1.61% in Q4 2012 to 1.48% in Q4 2013. In […]
February 24, 2014

Time is Ticking … 50 Days 'Til Tax Day!

You’ve worked hard all day, and you can’t wait to enjoy a nice dinner at home with your family. Maybe you’ll even take a quick jog […]