Economy

October 4, 2016

Survey: Election Outcome is Economy’s Big Threat

What the majority of Americans fear most about the upcoming presidential election is the election itself — and that might be the scariest part of all.  […]
October 3, 2016

What to Buy in October

When it comes to shopping, October is an odd month sitting smack in the middle of the back-to-school frenzy and the holiday extravaganza. But there are […]
September 30, 2016

Halting Online Fraud with Selfies?

MasterCard plans to launch new biometric technology for verifying customer identities during online shopping transactions in the coming weeks with merchants and banks. The company has been testing […]
September 29, 2016

Labor Day Week Sees Uptick in Mortgage Applications

Homebuyers jumped back into the market after Labor Day, filing applications for mortgages at a far faster pace than in previous weeks.  Total mortgage application volume […]
September 28, 2016

Seniors Prefer Non-Digital Communication from Banks

According to the Pew Research Center, 4 in 10 U.S. adults over the age of 65 don’t use the internet at all.  Some older customers may simply […]
September 27, 2016

Housing Debt is a Growing Concern for Retirees

Americans are carrying higher levels of debt as they head into retirement, raising the specter of financial headaches in their old age, according to a new […]
September 26, 2016

What to Buy in September

Put big-ticket items on your list of things to buy in September. With the first cool winds of fall come sales on major consumer products. Retailers […]
September 22, 2016

Digital Banking Ushers in New Loyalty Rewards Programs

Credit card rewards programs were born in the heyday of plastic and paper. As payments go digital, banks will have to make sure their loyalty programs […]