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Does Your 6 Year Old Have a Credit Card?

by Brian Weston

Does Your 6 Year Old Have a Credit Card?

Odds are, your little ones have no idea what a Visa, Discover or MasterCard credit card is, much less know how to use it, right? Well, if your little one is Suri Cruise, she not only knows how to use …





Pew Report – Rich Greedy, Don’t Pay Enough Taxes

by Scott Townsend

Pew Report – Rich Greedy, Don’t Pay Enough Taxes

Several months back, I came across a blogger who felt as though the entire American financial sector needed to collapse to some degree so that it could be redefined. The reason for this, wrote the blogger, was because if nothing …





Credit Card Tips For Parents With Children Preparing For College

by Brent Thomas

Credit Card Tips For Parents With Children Preparing For College

Every year as college students prepare for another term, parents wonder about money and especially credit cards. MasterCard, then, conducted a survey to find out what concerns parents most and inform on how they can address these concerns.





Ahead of Isaac: Your Financial Considerations

by Scott Townsend

Ahead of Isaac: Your Financial Considerations

At the time of this writing, Tropical Storm Isaac is nearing hurricane strength. It’s already wreaked havoc in Haiti and Cuba and is now bearing down on the Florida keys. Its stop after that looks like the Alabama/Mississippi/Louisiana area – …





Unemployment on the Rise; Highest In 5 Weeks

by Joanne Lee

Unemployment on the Rise; Highest In 5 Weeks

If folks were hoping the end was in sight, they were disappointed on Thursday when jobless benefits rose yet again. The number of Americans who filed for first time unemployment benefits crept up by 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 372,000. …





JPMorgan Chase Receives Military Award

by Brent Thomas

JPMorgan Chase Receives Military Award

This year, there were four companies that were honored by the Families and Work Institute for their contributions to the military community. Among those four was a name most are familiar with: JPMorgan Chase.





New Credit Card Travel Perk Programs

by Brian Weston

New Credit Card Travel Perk Programs

As a small business owner one of the most important ways you will fund your business is through the use of credit cards. If you have employees, though, this can be particularly complicated unless you use cards dedicated specifically to …





The Curiosity Behind E-Scores

by Joanne Lee

The Curiosity Behind E-Scores

Just as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is making big moves to ensure transparency in the credit reporting models, a new trend is emerging. The e-score, which is an online calculation of our credit scores, is making huge waves in …





5 Credit Cards That Work For You, Literally

by Roberta Sanchez

5 Credit Cards That Work For You, Literally

Most people understand that credit cards carry many benefits. From convenience to savings with affiliate partners, there are many ways credit cards offer value, but these five in particular could work for you, providing more benefits the more you use …





Potential Credit Card Settlement Stipulations

by Carolyn Spiel

Potential Credit Card Settlement Stipulations

The New York Times recently published an article that closely examines the present satisfaction level of those involved with the settlement proposal between credit card issuers and consumer interest groups. According to the article, the dispute between retail merchants and …





Visa Unveils Mobile Wallet With Confidence For Growth in 2013

by Brent Thomas

Visa Unveils Mobile Wallet With Confidence For Growth in 2013

Visa recently reported that they believe the mobile payments industry will go mainstream within the next three years. While more development is necessary, the industry is definitely already quite strong, and still growing.





Chase Bank Offering Better Benefits

by Brian Weston

Chase Bank Offering Better Benefits

Recent shifts in the credit card industry have motivated credit card issuers to change their policies and products in order to be more attractive to new applicants. This is what Chase Bank has done with their Ink Plus credit card.








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