Recession

October 17, 2014

'Tis the Season: Start Your Holiday Budget Now

Are you aware that there are only 10 weekends left before Christmas?  Have you been planning for it? Or are you going to wing it the […]
October 13, 2014

It's the Little Things: 5 Ways to Hurt Your Credit

Here’s one of the tricky lessons about credit scores: They’re about more than credit. While it’s extremely important to make loan payments on time and use […]
September 29, 2014

Most Non-Traditional Families Don't Seek Financial Advice

Modern American families are experiencing financial pressures, yet relatively few seek professional assistance that could help relieve the stress, according to a new study. This presents […]
September 26, 2014

'Til Debt Do Us Part: Average Wedding Cost Rises

According to a spring TheKnot.com study, the average wedding cost today is $29,858, not including the honeymoon. Couples typically spend between $18,900 and $31,500 but, many […]
September 25, 2014

72% of Americans Say the Recession is Still On

Americans have a bleak outlook about both the nation’s financial health and their own, according to the 2014 American Values Survey released by the Public Religion […]
September 24, 2014

DC Boasts Highest Median Household Income

Income levels were not statistically different for most states from 2012 to 2013, according to statistics released from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, the […]
September 23, 2014

Long-Term Unemployment Lingers Long After Recession

Of those who sustained the worst blows from the Great Recession, few have healed, according to a Rutgers University study released this week.  Federal figures indicate […]
September 18, 2014

Caregiving Costs Affect Finances, Employment & Retirement

More and more Americans are caregiving for loved ones, with 42% of working adults reporting they’ve provided unpaid care for an older family member within the […]