Finance

April 24, 2014

Credit Cards: One is the Loneliest Number

An uncluttered living room is admirable. An uncluttered wallet, however, might not be. While one credit card means only one bill, only one company to deal […]
April 23, 2014

The Richer You Are, the Longer You'll Live

Money may not buy love, but it appears to buy years. Economist Barry Bosworth at the Brookings Institution crunched the numbers and found that the richer […]
April 22, 2014

Will ‘Easter Shift’ Leave Retailers With Egg on Face?

Have you heard about the “Easter shift?” It refers to the timing of the Easter holiday, which can make stock picking in the consumer sector trickier […]
April 21, 2014

$1 trillion student loan debt widens US wealth gap

Here’s a sobering statistic – there are roughly 37 million young workers in the U.S. saddled with $1 trillion in student debt, who may never catch […]
April 18, 2014

Easter Will Be More EGGspensive in 2014

As you prepare for your Easter feast Sunday, get ready for some sticker shock on some of the more common items you’ll need. Eggs – The […]
April 17, 2014

Debt Near the Bottom of Parents' Financial Concerns

America’s parents worry more about inflation and setting a good financial example for their kids than taking on too much debt, a survey shows. In T. […]
April 16, 2014

Chances of Getting Audited by IRS Lowest in Years

As millions of Americans raced to meet yesterday’s tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years. Budget cuts and […]
April 15, 2014

A Roundup of 2014 Tax Day Freebies

Here’s a Tax Day stumper: Would you rather pay your taxes – or eat a cookie? Pay your taxes – or get a massage? Pay your […]
April 14, 2014

Are Americans Back to Their Bad Financial Habits?

Are we creeping back into our bad, old financial habits? A survey released March 31 suggests so: The number of Americans who say they don’t prepare […]