Credit

August 6, 2015

Home Ownership at Lowest Level in Almost 50 Years

The U.S. homeownership rate fell to 63.4% in the second quarter of 2015, according to the U.S. Census. That is down from 63.7% in the first […]
August 5, 2015

Boost Your Back-to-School Savings With Tax-Free Days

It seemed like just yesterday we were navigating graduation ceremonies but the new school year is just about upon us.  If you’re the parent to little […]
August 3, 2015

Retirement 101: IRA vs. 401K

So you’re planning for retirement – and feeling unsure about which product is the best vehicle to get you there. These days, few people have access to “defined […]
July 31, 2015

7 Money-Saving Travel Apps

Savvy travelers know that the right app can make any vacation easier and more affordable. But how to pick when there are almost 3 million apps to choose from? The […]
July 30, 2015

Bad Money Moves from the Last Decade

The 2000s gave us the iPod, Beyonce’s solo career, the dawn of American Idol, and the first Toyota Prius.  But the 2000s also brought us the housing […]
July 28, 2015

Save For a Down Payment AND Pay off Debt

So you want to buy a piece of the American dream: a house of your own. But if you have debt, you’ll need to pay off […]
July 24, 2015

Mobility and Customer Loyalty in Banking

Banking customers now handle more of their banking interactions, on average, via smartphones and tablets than through any other channel, a Bain & Company report shows […]
July 23, 2015

Foreclosures Dip Below Pre-Crisis Levels

Foreclosure volume was down 3% for the first 6 months of 2015 compared with the same time span last year, a new report from RealtyTrac found.  […]
July 22, 2015

Buying is Still Cheaper than Renting in Major Counties

Payments on a mortgage used to purchase a 3-bedroom home were more affordable than paying rent on a similar home in 66% of the counties recently […]