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August 19, 2014

Americans Are Flat-Out Broke

Despite improvement in certain areas of the economy, the Great Recession never truly ended for millions of Americans. Households across the nation are still trying to […]
August 14, 2014

There's an App For That …

How’s your bank balance? Could be better? You’re not alone. Only 1 in 4 Americans surveyed by Bankrate.com in June 2014 said they had an adequate […]
August 6, 2014

Consumers Spending More, Just Not on Things They Want

Slightly less than half of all Americans (45%) report spending more than they did a year ago, while 18% report spending less. A closer look at […]
July 31, 2014

Giving Credit Too Much Credit?

If you can’t bring yourself to cancel that credit card, you’re not the only one. In a recent survey by research firm Ipsos, 76% of Americans […]
July 29, 2014

Spending More Can Save You Money

It stands to reason that some people might believe that limiting their spending will help them to save money, and in some ways, they’re right. The […]
July 22, 2014

4 Ways to Ruin Your Retirement Plan

Yesterday, we ran an article discussing the importance of retirement plans and the importance of saving enough.  Saving for retirement is a journey that can easily […]
July 15, 2014

Most of Us Carry Less Than $50 Cash

In yet another sign that cash’s cachet may be waning, a Bankrate survey found that 2 out of 5 consumers carry less than $20 in cash […]
July 9, 2014

The Rise of the Stay-At-Home Parent

The number of parents who are staying at home with their children is on the rise, and it isn’t just an increase in stay-at-home moms, either. […]