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September 18, 2013

Years After the Recession, Many Still Struggle

Four years after the recession officially ended, many Americans are still struggling to recover financially with lower incomes and, in some cases, going hungry, according to […]
September 17, 2013

Where Americans Spent Their Money in 2012

Fresh from the Bureau of Labor Statistics: all of American spending in one big color wheel. If pie charts aren’t your thing, here’s the same data […]
September 16, 2013

Happy 5th Annivesary to the Financial Crisis

Over the course of one week five years ago, the U.S. financial system was brought to its knees. As a reminder of just how bad that […]
September 9, 2013

The New American Dream

A great number of Americans are redefining the American Dream. That was the takeaway from a recent Credit.com poll, which showed that nearly 1 in 4 […]
September 4, 2013

Back to School Crucial Time for Retailers

Retailers big and small are expected to work hard this year for consumer dollars, as parents continue to be careful about spending. Americans will spend $72.5 […]
August 26, 2013

Back to School Shopping: By the Numbers

As the summer starts to slow down, families start to shop for back-to-school supplies. Back-to-school shopping is not always cheap either. According to the National Retail […]
August 22, 2013

Back-to-College Spending: What to Expect

It is that time of year again when young people and their parents embark on shopping trips for school supplies and dorm room décor.  This year, […]
August 19, 2013

72% of Americans Would Rather Be Thin Than Debt-Free

It’s summertime. As the temperature and humidity rise, Americans flock to beaches and pools. So personal finance company, Credit Karma, wanted to know: Do Americans care […]
July 25, 2013

5 Financial Corners You Should Never Cut

We’re always looking for ways to save money and stretch our dollars to their fullest potential. There is plenty of advice out there on where to […]