What does an outdoor country club, a lakefront residence, and a rustic castle all have in common? They each make for a picturesque wedding venue and you may just find yourself as a guest at one of these places this summer. With wedding season upon us, it is important to pause and think about the […]
With the dog days of summer sports upon us, and the Summer Olympics ending Sunday, sports fans are becoming more and more desperate for something to watch. While it can be frustrating to be watching MLS soccer on primetime, summer also means great baseball deals. Unlike tickets to other sporting events, the lengthy MLB season […]
People lead busy lives, and paying bills is just one more thing that gets put off until the last minute. No one likes paying bills, but we all grit our teeth and do it… eventually. Unfortunately, paying bills on time is a lot more important than people realize.
If you are in your twenties or early thirties, how much total money do you think you will need to save for retirement to maintain your lifestyle? Would you pick $200,000, $500,000, $2,000,000, or $10,000,000? If you chose $2,000,000, you’re on the right track.
Mortgage rates have hit an all time low, yet homeownership continues to dip in the United States. One would assume that lowering borrowing costs would increase the number of homeowners. However, homeownership has continued to decrease in spite of low borrowing conditions. How have these seemingly contradictory metrics followed the same downward trend in recent years?
The future of the ‘federal funds’ rate does not only carry important consequences for Wall Street, but it also affects you too. Before the momentous decision taken by the British people to leave the EU, interest rate hikes appeared to be on the horizon for Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve. However, uncertainty has returned after […]
Choosing the right credit card can be an overwhelming process for anyone, but especially so for first timers. If you’re thinking of getting your first credit card, use our cheat sheet to help you find the best credit card.
Credit cards are very lucrative products for banks. Despite numerous laws passed to regulate credit cards over the last several years, issuers still generate over $200 billion in credit card fees and interest each year. But many people, especially those who consider themselves money savvy, never pay a dime to their credit card issuer. Here’s […]
With graduation day and commencement now in the rear view mirror for many, it is important that new college graduates start thinking about their financial future. That means don’t delay on tackling any student loan debt you might have accrued. After graduation, you may be beginning your first full-time job, renting an apartment, or even […]
Just as Amazon makes it convenient to shop online and deliver the products you need, marketplace lenders are trying to do the same for loans. Their goal is to offer consumers better credit options and to do so in a more efficient way. Through prioritizing the borrower and by using technology to simplify the application process, […]