Government

November 11, 2014

Veterans Day Facts & Trivia

Each November 11, the nation pauses to honor the men and women who served in the Armed Forces. But not everyone knows the history and traditions […]
November 6, 2014

The Anatomy of a Credit Report

When you’re trying to build your credit – or just being vigilant about avoiding identity theft – it’s important to check your credit report regularly. Each […]
November 4, 2014

Election Day 101: Test Your Knowledge

It’s Election Day in America – a time-honored tradition of democracy. But how much do you know about the day itself?  While millions of voters are […]
October 27, 2014

Middle Class Squeeze: 7 Things That Are No Longer Affordable

During debates and speeches, politicians often bring up the financial burden that’s placed on the middle class. So who, exactly is the “middle class?”  In its […]
October 24, 2014

Half of College Students Consider Dropping Out Due to Debt

A new report sheds light on just how burdensome student loan debt is.  According to Citizens Financial Group, 49% of college students considered dropping out of […]
October 23, 2014

What's in Your (Consumer Loan) Wallet?

A new TransUnion study found that the consumer loan wallet – the composition of loans that people typically carry – has materially changed for both the youngest and […]
October 22, 2014

Sorry, Mr. President – Your Card Has Been Declined

The Secret Service is charged with watching the president’s back, but who’s watching his wallet?  When his credit card was declined last month while dining in […]
October 21, 2014

Obama Signs Order to Protect Against Identity Theft

On Friday, President Obama signed an executive order that calls for increased credit card protection measures for some federal benefits and expense cards distributed by e […]
October 16, 2014

Hack Me Now: Most Popular Passwords/Passcodes

In yesterday’s blog post, we discussed the importance of being vigilant in the wake of the recent data breaches.  Password and passcode security is more crucial […]