Recession

April 1, 2014

Strange But True: 10 Events That Really Happened on April 1st

Happy April Fools’ Day! While today is a good day to be skeptical of any unusual news, do keep in mind that, sometimes, the truth is […]
March 31, 2014

Housing Bubble 2.0: ARMs & Reverse Mortgages are Back

The housing recovery may have already peaked but some hallmarks of the boom era are making a comeback: Adjustable-rate mortgages and reverse mortgages In the fourth […]
March 26, 2014

To Save or Pay Down Debt – That is the Question

Sometimes it’s hard to figure out when you should save and when you should pay down your credit card debt. You don’t want to have debt […]
March 20, 2014

U.S. Businesses Love to Write Checks

A growing number of consumers don’t hesitate to buy a cup of coffee using an iPhone, bid for a dress on eBay and pay for it […]
March 19, 2014

Was Target Too Slow to Blow the Whistle?

Target Corp.’s computer-security team was alerted when hackers broke into the retailer’s systems during the holiday shopping season, but decided the warning didn’t need a follow-up. […]
March 17, 2014

St. Patrick's Day Brings the Green …

As St. Patty’s Day falls on a Monday this year, and we can only imagine how many revelers will call in sick from work on Tuesday.  […]
March 14, 2014

5 Things That Are Stopping You From Getting Rich

We would all love to have extra money, and it would be even better to have enough money to never worry about finances again. According to […]
March 12, 2014

10 Signs That You're a Credit Card Addict

For some, a credit card is just another wallet-burning mechanism, similar to cash, that must be used to satisfy some personal need or desire. But what […]