November 21, 2011

Think Small This Saturday – November 26, 2011

In a few days, thousands of small businesses across the U.S. that take the American Express card will promote Small Business Saturday — an initiative meant […]
November 17, 2011

Jerks Have Best Credit; Nice Guys Finish Last

If you’re cranky, selfish, rude or all-around disagreeable, your grouchiness comes with one big silver lining: You’re likely to have better credit than people who are […]
November 13, 2011

Save Another $500 Tax-Free

Thanks to the new cost-of-living adjustments recently announced by the Internal Revenue Service, taxpayers can stash an extra $500 in their 401(k) retirement piggy banks next […]
November 3, 2011

3 Things Credit Card Companies Won’t Tell You

After the CARD Act regulations squeezed banks’ profit margins, some abusive practices were ended while new loopholes opened.  Underwriting, which is the process issuers and banks […]
October 27, 2011

6 Easy Ways to Trash Your Credit Score

Your credit score – issued by each of the three major credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) – is your personal rating of creditworthiness.  A shoddy […]
October 24, 2011

What Percent Are You?

Does your household have an income?  Is that income less than $500,000 a year?  Then welcome to the 99%. Curious to see where you stand?  Here’s […]