Credit

June 19, 2014

Over 40 Million Modified Mortgages are Underwater

More than 40% of the 2 million recently modified mortgages facing interest-rate resets are underwater, according to data released Monday by Black Knight Financial Services. By […]
June 18, 2014

Living Paycheck to Paycheck? Time to Break the Cycle …

If you’ve ever been in this situation you know – living from one paycheck to the next makes peace of mind an elusive goal. But 38 […]
June 17, 2014

Mobile Check Deposit May Carry High Fraud Risk

For consumers, snapping a smartphone photo of a paper check is a fast and convenient way to make a deposit. But it’s also a common way […]
June 16, 2014

Deja Vu: Student Loan Problems Mimic Mortgage Defaults

Student loans, along with mortgages and car loans, have become one of the three largest sources of credit, exceeding credit-card debt. This growth in student debt […]
June 13, 2014

Planning for the Unplanned Moments

Good, bad or indifferent, life happens. Sometimes, it’s expensive and comes out of the blue. Whether it’s plunking down money you don’t have for a new […]
June 12, 2014

6 Things You Should Never Borrow Money To Buy

Generally speaking, borrowing for a house, your education, or perhaps even a vehicle can be beneficial. However, there are some items that you should never borrow […]
June 11, 2014

The "American Dream" is Dying

More than half of Americans think the so-called American Dream is dying. According to a new poll conducted by ORC International for CNNMoney, 59% of the […]
June 10, 2014

6 Simple Steps to Get Your Finances on Track

Time for a Check-In – Most of us know we could make improvements to our finances. But we’re either not sure where to start, or we’re […]
June 9, 2014

N.J. Residents To Spend "Golden Years" Elsewhere?

An unaffordable cost of living and high taxes are the reason more than half of New Jersey’s working adults polled recently by Fairleigh Dickinson University say […]