Recession

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 […]
July 1, 2014

Smartphones More Important Than Personal Hygiene?

Consumers are becoming more reliant on mobile devices in their daily routines, especially for financial matters. Bank of America released its inaugural “Trends in Consumer Mobility […]
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 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 23, 2014

Boomerang Kids are Here to Stay

One in 5 people in their 20s and early 30s is currently living with his or her parents. And 60% of all young adults receive financial […]
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 […]