Economy

October 28, 2014

Millennials Are Right On the Money

If you’ve done any reading on money and happiness, you know that one way to be happier pops up again and again: Spend your money on […]
October 27, 2014

Middle Class Squeeze: 7 Things That Are No Longer Affordable

During debates and speeches, politicians often bring up the financial burden that’s placed on the middle class. So who, exactly is the “middle class?”  In its […]
October 24, 2014

Half of College Students Consider Dropping Out Due to Debt

A new report sheds light on just how burdensome student loan debt is.  According to Citizens Financial Group, 49% of college students considered dropping out of […]
October 23, 2014

What's in Your (Consumer Loan) Wallet?

A new TransUnion study found that the consumer loan wallet – the composition of loans that people typically carry – has materially changed for both the youngest and […]
October 21, 2014

Obama Signs Order to Protect Against Identity Theft

On Friday, President Obama signed an executive order that calls for increased credit card protection measures for some federal benefits and expense cards distributed by e […]
October 20, 2014

What a Waste: Top 20 Money-Wasters

Do you ever stop to think about your daily money-wasters?  Well, you might want to start.  There are so many places in our daily routine where […]
October 17, 2014

'Tis the Season: Start Your Holiday Budget Now

Are you aware that there are only 10 weekends left before Christmas?  Have you been planning for it? Or are you going to wing it the […]
October 16, 2014

Hack Me Now: Most Popular Passwords/Passcodes

In yesterday’s blog post, we discussed the importance of being vigilant in the wake of the recent data breaches.  Password and passcode security is more crucial […]
October 15, 2014

Protect Your Family from Identity Theft

The U.S. Department of Justice indicates that 16.6 million Americans fell victim to identity theft in 2012, and recent data breaches of Home Depot, Target, the iCloud, and other […]