June 25, 2013
Why are so many Americans burying their heads in the sand over their credit scores?
A report from the Consumer Federation of America shows Americans “know...
June 4, 2013
Two important statistics: 22 percent of Americans have never checked the accuracy of their credit reports; and 23 percent have had a credit-report problem such as...
December 18, 2012
It’s easy to spend $25,000 or more on an automobile, making it the second largest purchase for many folks, second only to the house with the garage where you’ll be parking the car. And while...
October 18, 2012
An alternative to traditional, for-profit banks, credit unions use profits earned from banking services for the benefit of their members.
The non-profit business status allows credit...
September 5, 2012
There are several key differences that immediately come to mind when comparing banks and credit unions.
The first one relates to the profit motivation. Banks, whether private or public, are funded as for-profit organizations with...