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3 Financial Stories That Potentially Affect You


It might not be the credit card companies or banks breaking financial news this week, but you can be sure these stories will affect your personal finances.

Majority Agree: Big Banks are Too Big

April 4, 2013

A new survey reveals just how distrustful we’ve become when it comes to our financial institutions, specifically, the nation’s banks. We agree they’re still “too big to fail”

National Consumer Protection Week

March 5, 2013

It’s the 15th Annual National Consumer Protection Week. Here’s where to find resources for credit cards, banks and other financial products.

Wall Street 2012: A Look Back

December 24, 2012

In a word, “unpredictable” is best used to describe the year on Wall Street. Here’s how the money movers made it happen.

Which Credit Card CEO Made Fortune 500 List?

November 30, 2012

The Fortune 500 list has one credit card CEO in the top it. It’s MasterCard’s President and CEO Ajay Banga.

What CFPB Hasn’t Done

November 28, 2012

We hear alot about CFPB – but there’s a lot the consumer watchdog group hasn’t done.

Fiscal Cliff Just One Unfinished Reform

November 14, 2012

The fiscal cliff is front and center on the evening news, but there’s more financial legislation at risk, too.

MoneyGram Unveils its Digital Wallet

October 1, 2012

MoneyGram just made it easy to make P2P transfers using a smartphone.

Financial Rules via Facebook

August 20, 2012

More changes at CFPB is good for the American consumer. Now, you can weigh in on financial laws that will affect you – and you can do it via Facebook or another government site, Regulation Room

Starbucks Partners with Mobile Payment Leader Square

August 9, 2012

This fall, you’ll be able to pay for your favorite Starbucks coffee with technology offered by Square, Inc. And soon, you won’t even have to swipe your credit card, but rather, speak your name.

Mom, Dad and Your Finances

July 20, 2012

It’s not likely there’s more than a handful of folks who don’t have some outstanding “loan” with Mom and Dad – whether it’s that advance we got on our allowances twenty years ago or the mortgage their holding as a …

Banks and Their Ulterior Motives

July 4, 2012

Are banks doing their part to keep a division among low income customers and those with multiple high yield accounts that keep them as preferred customers?