March 1, 2011

Shocking New Economic Records Set in 2010

010 will be remembered for a lot of things, but for those living in the United States, one of the main things that last year will […]
February 23, 2011

10 Signs the Economy Is on the Upswing

There are plenty of indications that the economy is shifting into higher gear. And they are not just buried in economists’ models and spreadsheets, but evident […]
February 16, 2011

In The Know … Tax Season 2011

As a result of the late-breaking tax legislation signed into law at the end of December, the IRS announced that taxpayers who itemize deductions and those claiming […]
February 9, 2011

What Is the U.S. Government's Credit Score?

What would happen if the federal government were subjected to the same standards as its citizens and assigned a credit score?  While the credit rating agencies […]
February 1, 2011

What Causes Businesses to Fail?

Statistics from the Small Business Administration (SBA) show that “two-thirds of new employer establishments survive at lease two years, and 44 percent survive at least four […]
January 24, 2011

Plan to Be More Financially Fit in 2011

A recent TransUnion survey on consumers’ 2011 financial goals found that two out of three consumers said they plan to improve their financial position this year. […]
January 18, 2011

Invitations to an IRS Audit

It’s that time of year … Tax Season is upon us.  If you aren’t thinking about a tax audit, maybe you should be. They can be […]
January 13, 2011

A Friendly Reminder: Check Your Credit Report

It’s the start of a new year – the perfect time to begin to get your finances in order.  The first step should be to request […]
January 4, 2011

Here's to Better Financial Health in 2011 …

With the fresh start of 2011, many Americans have set forth a new year’s goal to better manage their finances.  “It’s a popular goal because people […]