Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

News Author: Jon Dell

Tax Season Officially Kicks Off

 

The IRS is ready for your tax returns. The deadline is still April 15, but free filing opportunities make it easy.

Do You Really Need to ‘Humanize’ Your Finances?

 

Heard of Simple? You will. It’s a new platform that really brings financial management to the forefront. It’s easy, though detailed, modern but still a breeze to incorporate into your financial tool box.

Received Social Security? You Need Bank Account or Debit Card

 

The government has reminded benefits recipients of a looming March 1 deadline for transitioning to electronic payment options, like prepaid debit cards.

Recognizing Overspending

 

Take a deep breath and remove the blinders. It’s time to come clean with yourself over your spending habits and credit card balances.

Your New Year’s Financial Resolutions

 

Don’t ring in the new year until you check out our financial resolutions, including paying down credit card debt and finally making a budget you can stick to.

Bank of America Postpones Fee Increase, Debuts V.Me

 

It’s a good time to be a Bank of America customer; it’s likely not going to raise fees for the next year and it’s also just added the new and already popular V.me Visa program to its offerings.

Black Friday and Wal Mart Strike?

 

If workers strike on Black Friday, Wal Mart could face a lot of problems for both online shopping and in its stores.

Romney: You’re On Your Own

 

Many Romney aides got a rude awakening when they tried to use campaign credit cards to pay final bills and cab fares.

Update on Banks Extending Waivers for Sandy Victims

 

Many of the banks affected by Hurricane Sandy are at least partly opened for consumers. They all have extended courtesy fee waivers, which means many won’t face credit card payment late fees or NSF charges.

Equifax Settles FTC Claims

 

Credit reporting company Equifax was ordered this week to pay fines over accusations that it was selling data on delinquent homeowners to third parties.

Is a Google AdWords Credit Card Worth it?

 

Google is test running a new MasterCard. The problem is it can only be used to purchase ad words. Will this be a better deal for business owners or an idea that falls short?

MoneyGram Unveils its Digital Wallet

 

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