May 19, 2017

American Households Spend 53% of Its Income On These Expenses

If there’s one fairly steady theme over the past couple of decades, it’s that consumers are saving less of their income and their household budgets are […]
February 16, 2012

American’s Love Affair with Candy

Even though the economy has been slow the past few years, the National Confectioners Association says Americans spent over $700 million on chocolate this Valentine’s Day […]
October 11, 2011

Save $1,000 By the Holidays

It’s not too early to get a head start on the holidays — saving for the holidays, that is. By making moves now to cut costs, […]
September 20, 2011

6 Credit Report Items That Scare Lenders

You pay your bills on time and never miss a payment. If you’re still having trouble with credit, something on your credit report could be scaring […]
May 3, 2011

Facts To Consider Before Buying a Home

Has the U.S. housing market reached a “bottom” yet?  Are home prices going to start recovering?  Is the housing crisis going to end at some point?  […]
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. […]
December 22, 2010

Festive Facts & Figures – Holiday Edition

Ever wonder how much time we devote to celebrating the winter holidays? According to the latest Consumer Reports Holiday Shopping Poll, the average American expects to […]