April 12, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — It’s graduation season for college and high school seniors, but after all that pomp and circumstance goes away, the real world awaits.
April 1, 2013
NEW YORK (LowCards.com) — Millions of American households will soon get tax refunds. According to the IRS, the...
March 18, 2013
I recently had a discussion with a coworker about saving and retirement planning. She is a 32-year-old single female. She does well for...
March 13, 2013
Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year, but we'll call Pi Day a close second. This semi-official day celebrates the mathematical constant of pi, or the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Because pi is approximately...
February 20, 2013
When I was a sophomore in high school, my dad encouraged me to apply to a two-year internship at a bank. As a junior teller, I would be able to perform most of the functions of a regular bank teller, with a few exceptions. The job wasn’t...
January 24, 2013
Lending money to a family member is an age-old problem. You have the money; they need the money. Why not?
A loan is a business transaction, usually with collateral. Think of a home mortgage or a car loan. The transaction has an interest...
January 8, 2013
I’m not making a financial resolution this year.
For the past several Januarys, I’ve vowed to make changes that just weren’t...
December 12, 2012
From cash or check to cash card or bank transfer, there are many ways to give monetary gifts this holiday season, but what’s the best way to give green? Experts...
November 27, 2012
So you have had it? You are tired of living paycheck to paycheck. You are tired of running out of money before that next paycheck even gets there. Maybe you are tired of having that paycheck gone before it even reaches your checking account....
November 21, 2012
Interest rates may be at record lows, but that doesn’t mean you should pull the trigger on a major purchase before you’re ready. Whether you’re...