Business

September 14, 2015

Are We Heading Toward Another U.S. Recession?

Some advice for President Barack Obama’s successor: bring a plan to fight the next recession.  That’s one conclusion drawn from a survey of economists, where the […]
September 9, 2015

What to Buy in September

Put big-ticket items on your list of things to buy in September. With the first cool winds of fall come sales on major consumer products. Retailers […]
September 4, 2015

Can You Buy A Home Without Perfect Credit?

Buying a home requires having a healthy amount of cash on hand, a solid payment history over at least the past year or two, and a […]
September 1, 2015

Are Your Finances in Order?

Are you comfortably paying all your bills?  Let’s say your first mortgage and second mortgage are both manageable. You are slowly paying off your home equity […]
August 28, 2015

The Best and Worst Cities to Retire

After toiling in the workplace for decades, it seems natural to expect financial security in our golden years. But not everyone can look forward to a […]
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 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 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 […]