Over Half Of Americans Have Been Rejected For Credit—Here’s How To Get Approved
A new survey finds that over half of Americans have at some time been surprised to be rejected for credit.
The Unofficial Field Guide to the American Snowbird
Yearning for warmer winters? Think about what it'd mean to leave your nest – temporarily – and establish a new one A different breed than the common American Retiree, Snowbirds head south for months at a time, often in pairs, chasing an endless summer in places like California, Texas, Arizona and Florida or further afield in Mexico, the Caribbean islands and South America. About 17% of American Retirees wait until they turn 65 to relocate to a different state or region. Many seek…
America's Established Cannabis Industry Will Learn From Canada's New One
How will nationwide legalization affect banking, business operations and criminal justice?
Five Tips to Avoid One of America’s Most Costly Scams
Wire Fraud Picture this: You’ve saved $75,000 — your entire life savings for a down payment on a new home. You spent months looking and finally found your dream house. Your offer ’s been accepted, your mortgage approved and closing day is set. You’re over the moon. Before you close, you’re emailed wire instructions on where to send that $75,000 from your Title Company . You follow the instructions perfectly. Days later you find out the Title Company never received your down payment,…
Why are so many American men not working?
Today, one in seven— or 15 percent—of American men between the ages of 25 and 54 aren’t working. David Wessel takes a closer look at why, and what the distur...
Gerald Scheinker Named as one of “America’s Top Wealth Advisors” by Forbes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – August 3, 2016 – Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (“Janney”), a leading full-service wealth management, financial...
Paul Harvey on "How to Destroy America"
Remember the famous ABC radio news commentator Paul Harvey? I just listened to a haunting commentary, broadcast April 3, 1965, that captures in less than three minutes the social and political changes he would make if he "were the devil." Click here to enjoy this piece. Pay particular attention to a bit near the end,
How financial fitness is just like working out
Getting gains in the gym is a lot like upping your financial fitness -- more than you would expect. Here's how they're alike and some strategies for flexing your money game.
Here’s why America’s $1.5 trillion student-loan crisis has spiralled out of control
Financial-education curricula were developed during a time when most workers could count on a paycheck at a stable job.
Staff Pick: How Do Americans Rate in Financial Literacy?
Survey evidence also indicates that financial literacy is strongly linked to education level and income.
How The Millennials May Save America
Millennials are the most populous generation in America. From a demographic perspective, this is very good news.
A Guide to American Federal Debt Made Easy
The United States debt limit explained. A satirical short film taking a look at the national debt and how it applies to just one family.
Here’s How Much Americans Will Bet on March Madness
There’s a lot more riding on Selection Sunday than just which 68 teams will get to compete for the 2015 NCAA col
HGTV’s Chip and Joanna Gaines are expecting their fifth child — why that’s a distant dream for...
Raising just one child from birth to adulthood costs more than $233,000.
Marijuana 101: Welcome to America’s cannabis classes
For Americans looking to enter the booming, quasi-legal marijuana business, step one is pot class
The top 5 reasons why you're broke
Most Americans -- 76%, in fact -- live paycheck to paycheck. Don't be one of them.
Why one analyst says ‘it pays to always bet on America’
The postelection market push delivered a welcomed shock to those fearing the worst-case scenario with a Donald Trump win. Now, many of those same investors are looking for the Trump bump to shift to Trump dump over the course of his presidency. They just may be surprised again.
How support for impeachment is rising among Americans — in one chart
Support among registered voters for impeaching President Donald Trump has grown moderately in the past week as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced an...
Millions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why
A majority of American adults say they are living comfortably, according to an annual Federal Reserve study on financial well-being of households. But nearly a third still lack savings to handle a $400 emergency expense, and one-quarter have no retirement savings.
This is how hard it is for average earners to live comfortably in America
There’s not a lot of Aloha spirit in a 91-hour work week. But, according to this map from cost-estimating website HowMuch.net, that’s exactly what it takes...