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American Wealth Sets Record
Mar 11

American Wealth Sets Record

According to a March report by the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, a booming stock market and rebounding home prices set a new record for American wealth last quarter; however income inequality is now at its greatest since before the Great Depression. 

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3 Things You Must Do if You Have Bad Credit
Mar 04

3 Things You Must Do if You Have Bad Credit

Sitting around with bad credit is never something you want to do. If you have bad credit then you are going to want to take action right away. There are a variety of ways bad credit can prevent you from enjoying life.

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Is Bad Credit Hurting Your Ability to Land a Job?
Feb 26

Is Bad Credit Hurting Your Ability to Land a Job?

If you have been unemployed for some time, you may begin to wonder what is holding you back from finally getting work. Did you know that your credit history could be a reason why you haven’t been able to land a job? In today’s world employers go so far as to check your credit history to

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Sony Card: $200 Statement Credit for Opening New Sony Card and Spending $500 (Jan. 2014)
Jan 02

Sony Card: $200 Statement Credit for Opening New Sony Card and Spending $500 (Jan. 2014)

Sony Card — issued by Capital One — is offering a $200 statement credit to customers that sign up for a new credit card and spend a minimum of $500. Offer is not available to customers with an existing Sony Card.

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Wells Fargo: $75 Cash Bonus on New Checking Account (Nov. 2013)
Nov 01

Wells Fargo: $75 Cash Bonus on New Checking Account (Nov. 2013)

Wells Fargo is offering a $75 cash bonus to new customers who open a new Wells Fargo checking account and set up direct deposit, or use your debit card within 60 days.

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The 9 Do’s and Don’ts of Life Insurance
Apr 30

The 9 Do’s and Don’ts of Life Insurance

If you have a family to support or if a loved one would suffer if your income suddenly disappeared after your untimely death, you should consider life insurance. If you’re mostly debt-free and have no dependents or a significant other, you may not need life insurance yet. Before starting a policy, it’s important to understand

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6 Ways to Get More Money in Your Paycheck
Mar 20

6 Ways to Get More Money in Your Paycheck

It’s probably safe to say that the majority or employees are not 100% satisfied with the amount they receive in their paycheck. While there are limitations for how much you can earn in your same position of employment — there are a few things you could do to get more money in your paycheck.  Related

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Price Comparison Apps for the Holiday Shopping Season
Nov 02

Price Comparison Apps for the Holiday Shopping Season

When it comes to holiday shopping, everyone wants the best prices and deals on the gifts they buy.  Many retailers are jumping on the mobile-deals bandwagon, hoping to encourage shoppers to pick their store over the competition, whether those shoppers are at work, fighting the lines at the mall, or hanging out at home.  In

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Low FICO Scores Aren’t the End of the Road for Home Buyers
Oct 30

Low FICO Scores Aren’t the End of the Road for Home Buyers

Now more than ever, home loans are difficult to obtain for those with subpar credit. In the wake of the housing market crash and its subsequent road to recovery, lenders have become increasingly selective about who they qualify for long-term loans. But there are options for those with less-than-stellar credit ratings when it comes to the American dream

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Credit Unions with Mobile Check Deposit
Oct 26

Credit Unions with Mobile Check Deposit

Technology is certainly making life simpler for a lot of people who can barely keep up with their daily schedules. As a result of many technological successes in the banking industry, there are even more ways to add convenience to your life. One of the trends currently growing in popularity is the ability to deposit

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