Taxes

May 10, 2013

Americans Are Secretive About Their Financial Woes

One of the reasons financial literacy is so abysmally low among Americans is simply the fact that the subject itself is somewhat of a taboo.  Parents […]
May 7, 2013

Don't Overlook Your Biggest Investment

We often hear that the biggest investment we will ever make is buying a home. It’s an emotional experience that involves a lot of time and […]
May 2, 2013

Characteristics of Debt-Free People

The good news: The percentage of U.S. households holding some form of debt declined from 74% to 69% between 2000 and 2011, according to the U.S. […]
April 30, 2013

Hard Work U – No Student Loan Debt Here

The College of the Ozarks barred its students from accepting federal student loans in the 1990s. Now, the Christian college is refusing to certify private student […]
April 25, 2013

College Debt and the Impact on Retirement

Here are some staggering student debt facts: Members of the class of 2011 owed an average of $26,600 in student loans upon graduation, 5% more than […]
April 23, 2013

Credit Report vs. Credit Score

Credit reports and credit scores can be perplexing – but do you know the difference? Confusing the two could actually end up costing you. Not only […]
April 16, 2013

Tax Refunds Can Hurt Your Finances

What could be wrong about getting a $3,000 check in the mail? It’s great news if you’re like most Americans who have been strapped for cash. […]
April 15, 2013

Tax Day Freebies

A new Pew survey found that 1/3 of Americans actually like doing their taxes. Perhaps more surprisingly, the prospect of free cinnabons and free curly fries […]