Today’s top news headlines feature new ways consumers can instill financial literacy in their children and reasons Florida’s foreclosure court may be closed. Plus, find out how many families still believe in the American Dream. Individuals Still Believe in American Dream, Despite Financial Hardship CNN Money A recent report shows the number of Americans who… Read More
Host Gerri Detweiler talks with Karen McCall on developing a healthy relationship with your money, Farnoosh Torabi offers advice on how to fight back against bank fees, Joe Kelly shares advice about getting the best mortgage rate, and Gerri explains everything you need to know about the new Arbitration Fairness Act.
While you may love your cat and get a kick out of the actor selling you a car on TV, it seems no one is exempt from credit discrimination–well unless you’re on a VIP list. This week we bring you a case of confused identity, a kitty with big dreams and tips to show you… Read More
With so many ways to find used treasures on the Internet, how can your yard or garage sale gain foot traffic and stand out from the crowd? Here are six tips on how to modernize your sale and boost sales.
Every month, Americans receive 10 million business credit card offers in the mail. These cards look like regular credit cards, but they’re intended specifically to help small companies and large corporations track their expenses. And unlike regular consumer cards, business credit cards don’t have the same protections under federal lending laws. That’s dangerous, especially now… Read More
The Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 greatly increased the number of protective regulations for consumer accounts, but failed to do so for those for small businesses. However, a bill recently introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives by Congresswoman Nita Lowey of Westchester County, New York, will create similar safeguards for… Read More
For many Americans, daily deal websites are inclusive affairs, with sites like Groupon and Living Social boasting 30 to 50% savings on everyday items from clothes to cupcakes. Now American Express is taking the daily deal concept uptown. The company announced this week that it will team up with French deal website vente-privee.com to offer… Read More
Today’s top news headlines feature the first string of changes that will be imposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and reasons recent graduates are being called the “lost generation.” Plus, find out why busy emergency rooms are closing across the U.S. CFPB To Simplify Mortgage Forms The Huffington Post The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau… Read More
In the late ’90s, the Internet was really and truly the Wild, Wild West. It was a tough time for parenting because it was difficult to know exactly what to tell our kids about staying safe online. But one thing was as clear then as it is now: Don’t give personal information on the Internet…. Read More
Join Credit.com and personal finance expert Jean Chatzky for a Tweet Chat today, Thursday May 19th, at 11:00 a.m. PST / 2:00 p.m. EST in to kick off our collaboration on The Debt Diet Challenge. We’re looking for five people to try out Jean’s Debt Diet. Those selected to participate will have full access to… Read More