December 15, 2010

Exchange Less, Give More This Holiday Season

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday behind us, the season of shopping is in full swing. Thousands of gift cards have already been purchased for holiday […]
December 8, 2010

Throw an Office Holiday Party on a Budget

Times are tough and the traditions of years past might seem like luxuries now. Businesses have to carefully decide how to spend their money. This year, […]
December 1, 2010

Consumers Pay Lower Monthly Payments

Recently, Experian®, a global credit information group, released its insights on average monthly payments of the top 25 metropolitan areas.  The study found that nationally, consumers […]
November 23, 2010

Black Friday – America's Day To Shop

For the past seven years, Black Friday has been the biggest shopping day of the year in both sales and customer traffic, according to ShopperTrak, which […]
November 16, 2010

Giving from the Heart … Doing it Smart!

The holidays are a time of religious and moral reflection that inspires many people to reach out to those who are less fortunate. Less altruistically, but […]
November 9, 2010

Veteran's Day – Did You Know …

This Veteran’s Day, Americans will honor all living military veterans.  This holiday originated as “Armistice Day” on November 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end […]
November 2, 2010

Election Day Trivia & Fun Facts

You’ve studied the issues and cast your ballot. Now all that’s left to do is bide your time until the results start coming in.  To help […]
October 19, 2010

Perfect Credit Score – Myth or Legend?

Unlike Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and the Fountain of Youth, a perfect credit score is actually not a myth.  According to FICO, the company that […]
October 12, 2010

The Importance of Philanthropy

The act of philanthropy is a spiritual act, an expression of caring for one's fellow human beings. It is a belief in the future and that the future can be good. It is investing in that future. It is helping to make the dream come true. - Arthur Frantzreb