Finance

January 23, 2015

How Much Will You Spend on Interest in Your Lifetime?

The average American consumer will pay nearly $280,000 in interest over their lifetime, a figure that varies dramatically from state to state based on credit scores […]
January 22, 2015

Looking for a Reason to Stay in Debt?

Do you remember the moment you decided to get out of debt?  You were sick and tired of being sick and tired. You might have even […]
January 21, 2015

Easy Does It: Simple Ways to Save Hundreds of Dollars

How are you doing on your 2015 Saving Challenge?  Looking for some more ways to cut costs and make a dent in your debt?  Many times, […]
January 20, 2015

"Credit Invisibles" on the Rise

A credit score is an essential first step in accessing things like credit cards or financing for a car or a home.  However, some Americans are […]
January 19, 2015

For Better of For Worse? Marriage and Taxes

The day you walked down the aisle, you dreamed about all the things that come with happily ever after – from moonlit walks on the beach […]
January 16, 2015

Banking Tech: Wearables – the Wave of the Future?

As smart watches and glasses proliferate, banking and payments via these devices will too, says Juniper Research.  Industry vendors have been working to integrate smart wearable […]
January 15, 2015

Why Did My Credit Score Drop?

Being late on one bill can’t hurt your credit score that much, right? Wrong! Not only can a single, small late payment slice 100 points off […]
January 14, 2015

The Emerging Threats to Banks in 2015

From hacks to leaks to serious data breaches, 2014 proved to be quite a challenging year for banks.  Large security incidents included JPMorgan Chase’s August breach […]
January 13, 2015

Experian Now Offers FICO Credit Scores

Experian, one of the three primary credit bureaus, is now offering FICO scores when consumers sign up for its credit-monitoring products and services.  FICO is the […]