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August 11, 2015

A New First: Americans Spend More on Eating Out Than Groceries

Pass the menu, hold the shopping cart.  Grocery stores are finding it harder to make headway with shoppers as a surge in spending at restaurants over the past […]
August 10, 2015

5 Warning Signs That You're Financially Overwhelmed

Like many consumers, you could be in a financial predicament without realizing it. You may think you’re managing your debt, but in reality your debt is […]
August 7, 2015

Younger Generations Prefer Walking, Attached Housing

Millennials prefer walking over driving by a wider margin than any other generation, a poll conducted by the National Association of Realtors and the Transportation Research […]
August 6, 2015

Home Ownership at Lowest Level in Almost 50 Years

The U.S. homeownership rate fell to 63.4% in the second quarter of 2015, according to the U.S. Census. That is down from 63.7% in the first […]
August 5, 2015

Boost Your Back-to-School Savings With Tax-Free Days

It seemed like just yesterday we were navigating graduation ceremonies but the new school year is just about upon us.  If you’re the parent to little […]
July 31, 2015

7 Money-Saving Travel Apps

Savvy travelers know that the right app can make any vacation easier and more affordable. But how to pick when there are almost 3 million apps to choose from? The […]
July 28, 2015

Save For a Down Payment AND Pay off Debt

So you want to buy a piece of the American dream: a house of your own. But if you have debt, you’ll need to pay off […]
July 20, 2015

Regional Banks Turn 2Q into a Fee-for-All

Looking for a bright spot among regional banks’ so-so results in the first week of earnings season?  Try fee income.  M&T Bank, PNC Financial Services Group […]
July 13, 2015

3 Types of Students Carry Heaviest Student Loan Debt

With 17% of borrowers behind in their payments or in default on the nation’s $1.2 trillion in college loans, it’s not surprising that student debt is emerging as […]