Debt

August 19, 2013

72% of Americans Would Rather Be Thin Than Debt-Free

It’s summertime. As the temperature and humidity rise, Americans flock to beaches and pools. So personal finance company, Credit Karma, wanted to know: Do Americans care […]
August 15, 2013

5 Ways to Trim Your Cell Phone Bill

Do you remember way back, maybe 10 years ago, when your cell phone pretty much just made phone calls? Back before the smartphone existed? Or go […]
August 13, 2013

Gen Y vs. Boomers: Who Survived the Recession Best?

The recession has had an enormous impact on business owners throughout the U.S., especially Generation Y entrepreneurs (ages 24 to 35) and Baby Boomer entrepreneurs (ages […]
August 9, 2013

We Work Far Less Than Our Parents and Grandparents

It’s a common complaint: You feel like you’re working constantly, and there’s never enough time to enjoy life. But as a whole, Americans are working far […]
August 6, 2013

Happy (Belated) Birthday to the First Income Tax!

Most people aren’t big fans of a national income tax, but on August 5, 1861, the first one was levied by the new President, Abraham Lincoln. […]
August 5, 2013

Looking to Cut Your Mortgage Payment?

For consumers purchasing or refinancing a home with less than 20% equity or 20% down, there’s a little-known fee that will apply to the total mortgage […]
August 2, 2013

The 10 Most Easily Stolen ATM Card PINs

How safe are your debit and credit cards? Identity theft and fraud affect millions of Americans every year. And depending on how much thought you put […]
August 1, 2013

Is the "American Dream" a Thing of the Past?

The American dream of owning a home is causing some house shoppers to have sleepless nights. A survey released by Trulia found that prospective buyers are […]
July 30, 2013

World's Shortest Work Weeks

Americans work an average of 38 hours a week, even after factoring in part-time jobs. CNNMoney found these 10  industrialized nations where workers have shorter hours. […]