weird stuff

How the Government Relies on Waffle House, and Other Weird Indicators

9:00 am, April 17, 2014

When more than half of Americans say it's easier to pay taxes than lose weight, you know we have some odd beliefs.

paying for college

Sallie Mae Earnings Miss; Navient Continues On Track

7:31 am, April 17, 2014

The SLM Corporation—Sallie Mae—reported first quarter 2014 financial results that featured 8% year-over-year growth in private education loans while core ...


Terra Tech Investors Undeterred by PHOT Pot Trading Halt

5:57 am, April 17, 2014

Terra Tech's (TRTC) New Jersey greenhouse in White Township on Route 519 in Belvidere, New Jersey was merely a structure when Dennis Coyle first started investing ...

paying for college

Save on Some of Your Baby's $312,000 in College Debt

3:25 pm, April 16, 2014

If you're having a kid now, you can look forward to spending $312,200 for a four-year undergraduate degree in 18 years.

financial literacy

3 Ways to Make Your Next Tax Day a Breeze

9:55 am, April 16, 2014

Even though you're ready to put taxes to bed for another year, now's the time to ensure next year's tax day is stress free.

paying for college

Student Loans Lead Consumer Debt -- Surprise!

9:24 am, April 16, 2014

Economist says student debt is deleterious to productivity.


Millennials Keep High Balances in Checking Accounts

8:26 am, April 16, 2014

Millennials keep high balances in their checking accounts, surpassing that of Gen X-ers. What's the reason?

weird stuff

PA Man Throws Away $1.25 Million in Lottery Tickets

2:13 pm, April 15, 2014

He'd been playing the same numbers every day. When they were finally drawn, he somehow failed to notice he'd won.

paying for college

Student Loan Re-fi Bill? Wait Till Next (Fiscal) Year, At Least

11:03 am, April 15, 2014

Dueling budgets released this month by Congressional Democrats and Republicans were dead on arrival in the House and Senate respectively, but they will influence ...


In Search of a Free Checking Account: Is It Time to Join a Credit Union?

10:34 am, April 15, 2014

It rankles. You put your money in an account at a bank, you know they use it, and still they want $10 or maybe $15 from you every month, for the privilege of parking ...

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