financial literacy

Americans Would Rather Get Financial Advice from a Family Member than a Website

11:25 am, August 19, 2014

And few are seeking help from any source when choosing their 401(k) investments.


Coming Up With a Plan to Get Out of Debt

3:04 pm, August 18, 2014

If you have lots of credit cart debt, of course you know that you need to get out of it. What you might not know is how you're going to go about doing that.

credit score

Get Your Free Credit Report Weekly

1:57 pm, August 18, 2014

Credit Karma has long provided more than 25 million American consumers with insight into their credit reports at no charge. However, the company now stepping into ...

credit cards

Retail Credit Cards Charge Much Higher Interest Rates

5:42 pm, August 15, 2014

Retail credit cards charge much higher interest rates than most credit cards with an average APR of 23.23%.

paying for college

Department of Education Data Dump Long on Digits, Short on Transparency

2:15 pm, August 15, 2014

Student loan delinquencies were the flashing neon sign among the data released last week by the Department of Education.

real estate

Homeowner's Insurance Costs Nearly Twice as Much with Poor Credit

1:52 pm, August 15, 2014

Homeowners with poor credit pay 91% more for homeowner's insurance than people with excellent credit.


Denver Marijuana Startup Competition Attracts Tech Talent

11:36 am, August 15, 2014

The Denver event will focus on creating and refining digital products for the legal cannabis industry with participants pitching their marijuana tech startup or concept ...

gen y

Who Feels Financially Satisfied? Military Millennials

10:20 am, August 15, 2014

Active service Gen Yers save for a rainy day and retirement more than their civilian counterparts.


New FICO Model Could Push Scores Higher

9:22 am, August 15, 2014

Your credit score could see a significant rise, on the heels of an updated scoring model.

financial planning

Why Gen Y Doesn't Use Financial Advisors

8:43 pm, August 14, 2014

Mainly because financial advisors aren't asking for their business.

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