Employment

August 24, 2015

Consumer Credit Remains Healthy

Consumer credit default rates remained stable during the month of July, according to credit bureau Experian, which expected them to continue to remain level – even […]
August 19, 2015

Wearables Combine Fitness and Finance

Health and wellness apps may not much in common with small-business payments and merchant services, but it was the fitness-tracking craze that lit a fire under […]
August 18, 2015

Back-to-School Shopping: Online Tools to Help You Save

For many parents, it’s that magical time of the year – Back to School!  But before we get back to routines, teachers, books, and (maybe some) […]
August 13, 2015

The Big 3: What Are Americans Biggest Expenses?

Your home, your car, your food. On a yearly basis, these are often times the three largest expenditures the typical American has to make. More often […]
August 12, 2015

Do You Pay Your Babysitter Enough?

If you’ve been a parent for any length of time, you know there are two kinds of babysitters: Those who tell you their rates and those […]
August 11, 2015

A New First: Americans Spend More on Eating Out Than Groceries

Pass the menu, hold the shopping cart.  Grocery stores are finding it harder to make headway with shoppers as a surge in spending at restaurants over the past […]
August 7, 2015

Younger Generations Prefer Walking, Attached Housing

Millennials prefer walking over driving by a wider margin than any other generation, a poll conducted by the National Association of Realtors and the Transportation Research […]
August 6, 2015

Home Ownership at Lowest Level in Almost 50 Years

The U.S. homeownership rate fell to 63.4% in the second quarter of 2015, according to the U.S. Census. That is down from 63.7% in the first […]
August 3, 2015

Retirement 101: IRA vs. 401K

So you’re planning for retirement – and feeling unsure about which product is the best vehicle to get you there. These days, few people have access to “defined […]