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February 22, 2016

Tax Checklist: What Documents Do You Need?

Last week, we discussed whether you should attempt to do your taxes on your own or hire a professional.  Today, we’re offering a handy checklist to […]
February 19, 2016

Big Banks Top Customer-Satisfaction Survey

For the first time ever, the nation’s 6 largest depository institutions scored higher than their smaller peers in overall customer satisfaction, according to the most recent […]
February 18, 2016

Consumer Credit Default Rates Stabilize

Data through December 2015, released by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit […]
February 17, 2016

Homebuyers Need 3 Years to Break Even in Some Cities

Buying remained better than renting in certain situations, but members of the millennial generation continued to have reasons to rent instead of buy, according to Zillow. […]
February 16, 2016

Tax Time: DIY or Professional?

Tax time is here again. Will you owe money to the IRS, or will they owe you a refund? With the U.S. tax code spanning 74,000 pages and […]
February 15, 2016

Money Lessons From Our Past Presidents

Regardless of your political stance and your opinions of the upcoming United States 2016 presidential election, you’ve got to agree that being the president of the […]
February 12, 2016

The Best Cities for Valentine’s Day

Everyone wants the kind of things that money just can’t buy — except on Valentine’s Day, otherwise known as “The Day Love Costs Money.” This year, […]
February 11, 2016

Sub-Prime Mortgage Growth Steady

First-mortgage originations for subprime borrowers, consumers with an Equifax Risk Score of 620 or below, showed steady growth last year from January to October, with more […]
February 10, 2016

Strategic Default: By the Numbers

The rate of home price recovery during the 7 years that a foreclosure remains on a consumer’s credit report is one measure of whether borrowers who […]