security

April 7, 2015

Banks and Some Retailers Differ on EMV Migration

As of October 15, major credit card networks expect banks and retailers to adopt new technology known as EMV as a way to minimize theft of […]
April 6, 2015

How Much Do You Really Need in Your Emergency Fund?

What’s the only thing that’s more painful than a trip to an emergency room, a roof leak or a carburetor breakdown? The bill that follows any of […]
March 30, 2015

401(k) Plan a Failure for Millions of Americans

For millions of Americans, the 401(k) plan is a miserable failure – it simply is not shielding enough people from financial struggles in their retirements, according […]
March 25, 2015

Banks Concerned About Apple Pay Fraud

Some banks have begun to make changes in how they activate customers’ credit-card accounts to use Apple Inc.’s new mobile-payment system after reports of fraudulent transactions, […]
March 20, 2015

Consumer Optimism Reaches New All-Time High

Amid continued strengthening in employment, consumer optimism toward the economy is growing and appears to be contributing to further improvement in overall housing sentiment, according to […]
March 19, 2015

Credit Bureaus Will Offer Relief for Medial Debt

Big changes are coming for your credit report – eventually.  The 3 major credit reporting bureaus,Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, have agreed to make several significant changes over how […]
March 13, 2015

How Big is This Year's Average Tax Refund?

In the first 30 days of the tax season, the government processed over 48 million individual income tax returns. Forty million Americans, or 83% of those […]
March 12, 2015

2014 Tax Prep Cheat Sheet

It’s been about 2 months into tax season and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is reporting that over 40 million tax refunds worth $125 billion have […]