Government

July 3, 2014

Americans are Fleeing the Suburbs

The American dream: a white picket fence and a patch of grass to call your own. In 2002 President Bush declared “owning a home lies at […]
July 2, 2014

40% of Millennials Feel Overwhelmed by Debt

Yesterday, we learned that millennials value their smartphones over personal hygiene.  Today, we find a more sobering fact – millennials are drowning in debt and relying […]
June 30, 2014

Confused by Your Bank's Overdraft Options?

Bank customers remain confused about overdraft, according to a new study by Pew Charitable Trusts. More than 50% of the people who reported paying an overdraft […]
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 […]