Government

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 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 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 […]
January 6, 2015

401k Plans – Dare to Compare?

There are lots of different ways to save for retirement, but none is more important to working Americans than a company’s 401(k), 403(b), or 457 plan. […]
January 2, 2015

Tax Software vs. Tax Pro?

Happy New Year and welcome to 2015! Most of us are ready to take on the new year and begin our new money goals.  What should […]