Recession

February 18, 2015

Worth a Second Glance? It Pays to Double-Check

Remember the last time you picked up fast food, and that nice teenager overcharged you for two adult meals instead of the two kids’ meals you […]
February 17, 2015

Time for a Change? 15 Tips for 2015

We’re 48 days into 2015.  How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions?  It’s still not too late to get started.  A new calendar year […]
February 16, 2015

Presidents Day Fun Facts

Today we celebrate Presidents Day, the federal holiday reserved for honoring the leading men of our country. It’s officially “Washington’s Birthday” (although George was actually born […]
February 13, 2015

Valentine's Day 2015: By the Numbers

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and that’s great news for restaurants and stores: Americans are happy to drop some serious cash on the holiday. […]
February 10, 2015

Our Depressing Student Debt Problem

There’s “a clear positive correlation between a state’s student debt growth and the rate at which its 25 year-olds live with their parents,” according to a […]
February 9, 2015

What a Waste: You're Spending Too Much

No matter how tight our budgets or how stringent we think we are with our spending, it can seem like our money just evaporates. Instead of cutting […]
February 6, 2015

Will Sub-Prime Mortgages Make a Comeback?

The widespread return of the sub-prime mortgage business will be the big event for the mortgage industry in 2015.  This may seem like one of the […]
February 5, 2015

Gas Prices to Rise in February

After a record 123 days of falling gasoline prices, the cost of a gallon began inching back up last week, and it is expected to continue. […]
February 2, 2015

Homeownership Falls to Lowest Rate in 20 Years

The U.S. homeownership fell to its lowest level in 20 years at the end of 2014 – levels last seen when national leaders embarked on a […]