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July 17, 2015

Madcap Matrimony: 6 Ridiculous Wedding Costs

Midsummer finds us deep in the throes of summer wedding season – with the also popular fall wedding season in our not-so-distant future.  According to TheKnot.com, […]
July 14, 2015

Having a Working Mother Is Good For You

When a woman works outside of the home before her children are 14 years old, she improves her daughter’s career prospects, a new report found. Harvard Business School’s recently […]
July 10, 2015

The Staggering Costs of Student Loan Debt

The numbers are staggering: more than $1.2 trillion in outstanding student loan debt, 40 million borrowers, an average balance of $29,000.  It’s not hard to find […]
July 6, 2015

Underwater Homes Decrease by 20%

A new analysis from CoreLogic found that 254,000 homes regained equity in the first quarter, meaning there are now 44.9 million mortgaged properties (representing 90% of […]
July 3, 2015

Fantastic Fourth Facts

Independence Day is upon us and this 4th of July, be sure to enjoy the fireworks and learn some fun facts about our great country, its […]
July 2, 2015

Cities That Have Done the Best (and Worst) Post-Recession

This month marks six years since the end of the U.S. recession. In those six years, the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index has climbed more than 200 percent […]
June 29, 2015

Are You Invisible to Creditors?

Are you a “credit invisible?” The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau defines credit invisibles as those adults whose credit histories are so limited that they don’t have […]
June 25, 2015

Most Consumers Still Intimidated By Home Buying Process

Today, fewer consumers believe that it is difficult to get a mortgage compared with last year. However, the majority of respondents to an Ipsos and Wells […]
June 23, 2015

29% of Americans Have No Savings

Almost 3 in 10 Americans say they have no emergency savings, according to a survey just released by Bankrate.com.  That’s the highest number since Bankrate began […]