Debt

November 17, 2014

'Twas the Fight Before Christmas …

During the holidays, we want our families to get along, our gifts to impress, and our meals to amaze. In other words, our expectations soar to […]
November 14, 2014

Debt Collectors Might Be Calling Your Nana

Gripes about debt collectors are the most common complaint filed by older Americans, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).  Collection gripes are roughly 1 […]
November 13, 2014

The Rebirth of Big Banks

It’s been nearly six years since the bankruptcy of financial giant Lehman Brothers, an event that triggered a chain reaction of Chapter 11 filings from some […]
November 12, 2014

Where the Rich Bank

Bank of America Corp. and Wells Fargo & Co. came out on top in a new study about which banks high-net-worth individuals prefer.  Some 32% of […]
November 6, 2014

The Anatomy of a Credit Report

When you’re trying to build your credit – or just being vigilant about avoiding identity theft – it’s important to check your credit report regularly. Each […]
November 5, 2014

Do You Spend Too Much on Food?

A food bill is unique among bills when compared to the rest of the required monthly expenses within a household. Unlike a $70 cable bill or […]
November 3, 2014

November 1: The New Black Friday?

A number of Americans are not pleased with the growing number of retailers who plan to roll out Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Thursday. Part of […]
October 31, 2014

By the Numbers: Halloween 2014

Halloween continues to be one of the fastest-growing consumer holidays, with sales expected to hit $7.4 billion this year.  In fact, Halloween is the fourth most […]
October 30, 2014

Apps are Changing the Way We Spend Money

Like corded phones, record players, VCRs, and the Sony Walkman, your grandchildren will one day be amazed by those little plastic things you used to call […]