To help our readers stay up-to-date on important personal finance and economic news and information, we’re pulling together our regular “week in review” feature. Each week, we’ll highlight interesting, informative and ‘good to know’ tidbits to help you stay up-to-speed. Here’s what you need to know this week: Did you ever think to search the… Read More


From simple tips to big issues, here’s what you need to know this week (well at least in the personal finance/banking world): Having control over your time may be more important to financial success than you think. A new article from Motley Fool suggests that working smarter, not necessarily harder, is key to success. Are… Read More


From simple tips to big issues, here’s what you need to know this week (well at least in the personal finance/banking world): The warmer months are a popular time to tackle home improvement projects, but be sure to check out this article from Wise Bread, which warns of 10 surprising things that lower the value… Read More


From simple tips to big issues, here’s what you need to know this week (well at least in the personal finance/banking world): According to a survey, only 30% of Americans plan to save their tax return this year. This Wall Street Journal piece gives advice for those of us who have a hard time saving… Read More


From simple tips to big issues, here’s what you need to know this week (well at least in the personal finance/banking world): Looking for places to cut costs? You may want to look in your garage. According to this AAA report published in the Wall Street Journal even the cheapest midsize sedans costs more than… Read More


From simple tips to big issues, here’s what you need to know this week (well at least in the personal finance/banking world): For those trying to keep up with their foodie friends and not break the bank, here are 12 ways to dine out on the cheap. So next time you take advantage of happy… Read More


To help our readers stay up-to-date on important personal finance news and information, we decided to pull together a “week in review” feature. Each week, we’ll highlight interesting, informative and ‘good to know’ finance and banking tidbits to help you stay up-to-speed. Without further ado, here’s what you need to know this week: Parents wary… Read More


  Author: Ariel I’m in school, a parent, and I have a profession, which is a growing reality in this day and age. Wiping out credit card debit, paying down student loans, and living comfortably with fixed income has been a long-term dream of mine. However, my affinity with eating out (either because I want to… Read More


Author: Chris So this fall, my only child is heading into high school.  Eek!  High school!!! How did this happen so fast?  In four short years, if all goes according to plan, we’ll be shopping for dorm room accessories and packing for college.  I don’t even want to think about that… my sweet little girl… Read More