April 1, 2013

Prepaid Debit Cards – Are They Worth It?

If there’s one person we regularly look to for money advice, it’s Justin Bieber.  With his squeal-inducing face on the cover of the new SpendSmart card, […]
March 29, 2013

Easter 2013 – By the Numbers

Easter marks yet another holiday made for spending, and consuming copious quantities of chocolate. This year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) estimates that the average celebrant […]
March 28, 2013

10 Ways Credit Doesn't Seem Fair

It never fails. You think you’re doing all the right things when it comes to your credit. You pay off an old delinquent debt, close old […]
March 21, 2013

How Risky is Mobile Banking?

Smartphone technology, thanks to consumer demand, is poised to become the most significant technology disrupter since the Internet and will forever change how banks serve their […]
March 19, 2013

Credit Cards vs. Debit Card/Cash: Part 2

As we reviewed in our previous post, Credit Cards vs. Debit Card/Cash: Part 1, credit cards can simplify your daily transactions – they’re convenient, relatively secure, […]
March 11, 2013

Young Adults Refrain from Piling Up Debt

Young people are racking up larger amounts of student debt than ever before, but fresh data suggest they are becoming warier of borrowing in general: Total […]
March 5, 2013

Credit Cards vs. Debit Card/Cash: Part 1

In these challenging economic times, many people are trying to use their credit cards less and relying more on debit cards or cash to make purchases. […]
February 28, 2013

4 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

Despite the late start to this year’s tax season, refund checks are already rolling in. About 75% of taxpayers are expected to receive refunds this year, […]