April 8, 2013

Responsible Ways to Pay Down Your Mortgage

So you’re interested in a mortgage where you have lower interest rates, an earlier payoff date, and smaller monthly payments. Good news: There are a number […]
April 4, 2013

The 10 Plagues of Bad Credit

You may not even realize the impact bad credit has on your life, but if you take a close look, you’ll see that it is likely […]
April 1, 2013

Prepaid Debit Cards – Are They Worth It?

If there’s one person we regularly look to for money advice, it’s Justin Bieber.  With his squeal-inducing face on the cover of the new SpendSmart card, […]
March 29, 2013

Easter 2013 – By the Numbers

Easter marks yet another holiday made for spending, and consuming copious quantities of chocolate. This year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) estimates that the average celebrant […]
March 28, 2013

10 Ways Credit Doesn't Seem Fair

It never fails. You think you’re doing all the right things when it comes to your credit. You pay off an old delinquent debt, close old […]
March 21, 2013

How Risky is Mobile Banking?

Smartphone technology, thanks to consumer demand, is poised to become the most significant technology disrupter since the Internet and will forever change how banks serve their […]
March 19, 2013

Credit Cards vs. Debit Card/Cash: Part 2

As we reviewed in our previous post, Credit Cards vs. Debit Card/Cash: Part 1, credit cards can simplify your daily transactions – they’re convenient, relatively secure, […]
March 11, 2013

Young Adults Refrain from Piling Up Debt

Young people are racking up larger amounts of student debt than ever before, but fresh data suggest they are becoming warier of borrowing in general: Total […]