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August 1, 2013

Is the "American Dream" a Thing of the Past?

The American dream of owning a home is causing some house shoppers to have sleepless nights. A survey released by Trulia found that prospective buyers are […]
July 30, 2013

World's Shortest Work Weeks

Americans work an average of 38 hours a week, even after factoring in part-time jobs. CNNMoney found these 10  industrialized nations where workers have shorter hours. […]
July 18, 2013

Babysitting: By The Numbers

If you’re lucky enough to score a babysitter for a Friday night out, the question of how much to pay that babysitter is inevitable. And because […]
July 16, 2013

Are We Raising a Nation of Spenders or Savers?

It’s not exactly a secret that kids look to their parents for money, starting with allowances when they’re young and sometimes escalating to loans when they’re […]
July 14, 2013

76% of Americans Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck

The economy isn’t getting better and the unemployment numbers we keep seeing are far from accurate. According to CNN Money, 76% of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck.  […]
July 5, 2013

Happy July – The Halfway Point

On the Fourth of July, we celebrate our freedom! And what better way to put yourself on a path to freedom from debt than to make […]
June 27, 2013

Iraq Veteran Forgiven of $8,000 Debt

Sergeant Jacob Gayer served in the United States Army for 9 years, spending some of that time in Iraq.  Gayer, who was honorably discharged, had received […]
June 25, 2013

Americans are giving less money to God

Americans donated $316 billion to charitable causes in 2012, a 3.5% increase from 2011, a new report by the Giving USA Foundation found. But while charitable […]
June 21, 2013

Young People Ditching Credit Cards

Younger adults seem to be developing an aversion to credit cards and the debt that comes with them. A new analysis of data about millions of […]