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Paul Giorgio: Elizabeth Warren is Right on Student Loans

Elizabeth Warren is on the right track, with her move to stop the government from turning a profit on college loans, believes Paul Giorgio.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Massachusetts, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Suffolk University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Opinion: National Financial Literacy Month emphasizes critical life skills

Since 2004, the U.S. Senate has recognized April as National Financial Literacy Month in an attempt to encourage learning new financial skills, improve personal financial well-being and reduce the stigma attached to talking about personal financial health.


Related Topix: Foreclosures, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion


Debt Reduction Tips For All Budgets

Debt reduction can be a very daunting task, especially for younger people who have amassed credit card bills and student loans.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Creative Mac

Smart Ways for Americans to Spend Their Upcoming 2014 Tax Refund

Refund checks are hitting bank accounts this month as tax season comes to a close and Pure Minutes has a few fun suggestions on how to spend the refund.


Related Topix: Tax, Coupe, Ferrari, Convertible, Ferrari F430, Personal Finance

Mortgage News Daily

Consumer Default Rates Drop to Eight-Year Low, S&P/Experian Says - Bloomberg

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Ben Bernanke, Reuters, Financial Markets

Market Wire

BMO Harris Financial Advisors Study: More Than Forty Percent of Those ...

With just hours to go before the deadline to file 2013 income taxes, BMO Harris Financial Advisors has released a study which found that 42 percent of those Americans surveyed who expect to receive a refund this year will use it to cover household bills or reduce their overall debt load.


Related Topix: Tax, Personal Finance, Retirement, Home, Mortgage


A simple tax idea

Sport24 readers have run out of patience with the Stormers coaching staff after a dismal run of results from the team.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Mon Apr 14, 2014

For the working poor, newhealth premiums can be a burden

For nearly two decades, Barbara Garnaus maintained a modest, delicate life balance: keeping her part-time Orange County school district job and juggling her bills and credit card debt.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Cellphones, Medicine, Cancer, Health, California

Albany Times Union

Under plastic water

If you want to get into a serious argument with someone, forget religion, forget politics, just disagree with them about how they choose to spend money.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Personal Finance


Is It a Good Idea to Open Multiple Credit Cards for the Rewards?

Do you ever sign up for a credit card just to receive the reward? Among credit card reward enthusiasts, the strategy of applying for numerous cards in order to earn multiple sign-up bonuses is called credit card churning .


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage

CBS Local

Managing Your Debt

April is Financial Literacy month and last week we talked about kids and cash. This week I thought we could spend some time on the grownups discussing money skills.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Japan Times

How Americans learned to love deleveraging

The deleveraging of America is over, or mostly over - and that's good news and possibly bad.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, 9, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Indiana's top 10 'Do Not Call' complaints

Last year, the Indiana attorney general's office received more than 14,000 "Do Not Call" complaints with more than 50 percent involving automated calls known as robocalls.


Related Topix: US News, Personal Finance

Wall Street Journal

A Couple Needs to Overcome Debt

Mark Anthony, who works from home and takes care of his young son, is looking to eliminate about $20,000 in credit-card debt.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Mortgage, Home



The New Year signals the universal practice of resolving to break bad habits. Many people focus on health when making resolutions.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Home, Mortgage

The Times-Tribune

Lucky enough to get a tax refund? Here's how to use it, experts say

If you are lucky enough to be expecting a refund on your 2014 tax return, experts say it is an excellent source of funding to help pay off high winter utility bills, lingering holiday debt and unplanned or emergency expenses.


Related Topix: Tax, Personal Finance, Retirement, Scranton, PA, Mortgage

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Big News

Bank of America to pay $772mn for unfair credit card practices

Bank of America has agreed to pay $45million in penalties to US regulators and $727million in fines and refunds to customers to settle charges of unfair billing of its credit card debt cancellation services.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Marketing

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Denver Post

Samuelson: The deleveraging of America

A dish is prepped at the Fig & Olive restaurant, near New York's Rockefeller Center, in New York.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, 9, Opinion

6 Conversations You Need to Have About Money

While family plays an important role in financial education, clearly there are some gaps in that education.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Services


Bank Shows Kearney Elementary Students How To Save Money

The average household credit card debt is more than $15,000. Some local bankers are trying to make sure the next generation is a little wiser with their money.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Personal Finance