Think the threat of a stolen social security number isn’t that serious? Get the facts here and learn how to protect yourself.
TV shows about extreme couponing have brought to light one aspect of extreme frugality. Sure, it pays (literally) to be frugal in order to live within your means, eliminate debt or save up for a big purchase. But can frugality be taken too far?
Bitcoins have become a part of the news due to a recent court ruling that it is a real form of currency. Despite the expert opinions that it will help improve stability, Bitcoins can make some individuals feel uncomfortable due to their strictly digital nature. Are they safe to use?
In addition to feeling “taxed enough already,” are you tired of paying more and more fees for the privilege of using your own money? Unfair bank fees are soaring, and consumers are voting with their feet and moving their accounts. Are you ready to join the movement? Here’s what you’ll need to know.
There’s a lot of political hype and media coverage right now about tax code reform. It seems like most presidential hopefuls have their flavor of the week they are hawking. Here we take a look at Perry’s tax plan and its fatal flaws.
It’s hard for the average consumer to feel much sympathy for banks and their lost portfolio revenues these days. When Bank of America announced customers would be charged a fee for debit cards, angry customers fought back (sort of).
Who knew that the recent debt ceiling debacle would morph into a fluidic protest pulsating across the nation? People are mad and they really aren’t going to take it anymore. What started as Occupy Wall Street has now expanded to Occupy Together as people across the country join the demonstration.
I am so sick of seeing advice telling me how to ride out the “tough economic times” (and don’t even get me started on the phrase in quotes)! I’ve found a lot of the advice out there doesn’t even apply to someone who is struggling in the waters. How many people out there have investments anyway?
Nobody likes paying taxes–but the IRS actually allows you to complain about them. Read about the Taxpayer Advocate’s suggestion box, with input from taxpayers worried about their personal finances, and have some fun with quotes about taxes from famous Americans.
Maybe I wasn’t meant to complete my education. Maybe it’s a sign from the center of the universe that an MFA program was not in my future, or at least one that says that I should reconsider just how badly I want to finish my educational goals. Whatever it was, it affected nearly two million others.