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February 14, 2014

Valentine's Day 2014: By the Numbers

Love might not cost you a penny, but Americans shell out billions of dollars each year on Valentine’s Day, according to the US Census Bureau. Take […]
February 13, 2014

Let's Stay Together: Retirment-Age Women Most Loyal

Will your spouse remain faithful?  A recent Russell Investments survey found that 78% of Gen X and 93% of “Silent Generation” women said they would stay […]
February 12, 2014

What to Buy in February

As you consider what to buy in February, remember that winter is halfway over and retailers want to get rid of seasonal merchandise. Also, stores usually […]
February 10, 2014

The Breakup: 1 in 5 Workers Plan to Leave Job in 2104

Are you headed for a breakup this Valentine’s Day?  With the New Year just underway, many U.S. workers are already resolving to find a new employer. […]
February 6, 2014

13.1 Million Americans Hit By Identity Theft in 2013

Identity theft is on the rise again, according to Javelin Strategy and Research. The firm, which does an annual survey of identity theft victims, estimates that […]
February 5, 2014

Safer to Swipe? Debit vs. Credit Cards

Not all plastic is the same when it comes to safeguarding consumers. Both debit and credit cards offer solid protection to account holders. But credit cards […]
February 4, 2014

10 Characteristics of Debt-Free People

Whether you’ve resolved to get debt-free in 2014 or you have a long way to go, it’s good to be inspired. Look at people you know […]
February 3, 2014

Hey 20-Somethings … Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

If you think a 401(k) is the name of a new indie band, then we need to have a serious discussion about retirement. Americans today are […]
January 31, 2014

Super Bowl XLVIII: By the Numbers

If the Super Bowl had a motto, it might be “go big or go home.” Everything related to the game is over-the-top, glamorous and . . […]