Government

June 29, 2014

July 4th Trivia: How Patriotic are You?

This most American of holidays will be marked by backyard barbecues, boisterous parades, and bright fireworks displays. But what do you really know about July Fourth? […]
June 24, 2014

The Worst Financial Mistakes Newlyweds Make

A recent Kansas State University study found that if couples argued about money at the beginning of their marriage, they were more likely to report poor […]
June 19, 2014

Over 40 Million Modified Mortgages are Underwater

More than 40% of the 2 million recently modified mortgages facing interest-rate resets are underwater, according to data released Monday by Black Knight Financial Services. By […]
June 18, 2014

Living Paycheck to Paycheck? Time to Break the Cycle …

If you’ve ever been in this situation you know – living from one paycheck to the next makes peace of mind an elusive goal. But 38 […]
June 16, 2014

Deja Vu: Student Loan Problems Mimic Mortgage Defaults

Student loans, along with mortgages and car loans, have become one of the three largest sources of credit, exceeding credit-card debt. This growth in student debt […]
June 13, 2014

Planning for the Unplanned Moments

Good, bad or indifferent, life happens. Sometimes, it’s expensive and comes out of the blue. Whether it’s plunking down money you don’t have for a new […]
June 11, 2014

The "American Dream" is Dying

More than half of Americans think the so-called American Dream is dying. According to a new poll conducted by ORC International for CNNMoney, 59% of the […]
June 9, 2014

N.J. Residents To Spend "Golden Years" Elsewhere?

An unaffordable cost of living and high taxes are the reason more than half of New Jersey’s working adults polled recently by Fairleigh Dickinson University say […]