Fraud

October 9, 2013

What Is a Bad Credit Score?

Most people have a gut feeling about their credit – it’s either great, good or bad. But what is a bad credit score really? First, it’s […]
October 8, 2013

What is the Worst Kind of Debt?

What is the worst kind of debt to carry? Is it student loan debt, credit cards, a mortgage – or something else? Even the experts don’t […]
October 3, 2013

Mobile Check Deposits, Bill Payments Spike in August

Consumers stayed glued to their smartphones and tablets in August, taking care of financial chores on their devices at a steadily increasing rate. The overall value […]
September 26, 2013

Legit Debt Collectors vs. Scammers

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) has advised consumers to learn how to tell a real debt collection effort from one that is clearly a scam. According […]
September 20, 2013

Money Mistakes that We ALL Make

For all the financial advice we find in books, magazines, and online, we still make a lot of mistakes when it comes to money. Some of […]
September 17, 2013

Where Americans Spent Their Money in 2012

Fresh from the Bureau of Labor Statistics: all of American spending in one big color wheel. If pie charts aren’t your thing, here’s the same data […]
September 16, 2013

Happy 5th Annivesary to the Financial Crisis

Over the course of one week five years ago, the U.S. financial system was brought to its knees. As a reminder of just how bad that […]
September 13, 2013

Caution: Money Traps to Avoid

Managing your money successfully can be like walking through a minefield. You might be cruising along, making good progress, then suddenly you become tempted by one […]
August 2, 2013

The 10 Most Easily Stolen ATM Card PINs

How safe are your debit and credit cards? Identity theft and fraud affect millions of Americans every year. And depending on how much thought you put […]