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Recovering From and Avoiding Big Summer Debt

September 20, 2012

As the summer travel season comes to a close many have to prepare their fall finances to pay for their vernal excursions. Here are a few tips for dealing with summer debt.

Showing Respect: Purdue Fed Delays Promo of New Ad

August 31, 2012

Out of respect for American astronaut Neil Armstrong, who passed away last week, Purdue Federal Credit Union pushed back its latest marketing campaign featuring another astronaut who shared that glorious moment, Eugene Cernan

Consumers Report They Will Not Pay Surcharges

August 30, 2012

A recent poll shows that most Americans would forgo credit card use if retailers started charging usage fees, which is a change that many expect to occur in light of recent shifts in the industry.

Are You Carrying Too Many Credit Cards?

August 27, 2012

Want to improve your credit scores? Here are a few tips that will help you meet your financial goals.

American Express Still America’s Favorite

August 24, 2012

American Express ranks at the top of the annual J.D. Power & Assoc report with Discover and Chase coming close.

Credit Card Fees Found To Outweigh Rewards

August 23, 2012

A recent study has found that as many as 20 percent of all credit cards have annual fees that are higher than the rewards they payout and the trend continues in several other ways.

Personal Credit May Be the Future of Small Business Capital

August 21, 2012

Many small business owners, these days, are learning that personal credit can be a powerful tool, especially in place of larger (and harder-to-get) business loans. It helps that technology has improved business processing so that less money is required for …

Unemployment Filings Up by 2,000

August 16, 2012

It just wouldn’t be American politics if the dems and pubs didn’t bicker on the latest job numbers. In a tough economy, though, there are some saying a 2,000 increase in unemployment filings isn’t a bad thing.

Small Business Must-Know Credit Terms

August 13, 2012

Ask any small business owner what they knew about the nuances in the language their bankers spoke or their credit card terms and conditions verbiage and odds are, they’ll say it was overwhelming. Here are a few of those terms.

Amazon, Apple Fix Vulnerabilities

August 8, 2012

Two big problems surfaced for both Apple and Amazon last week when hackers were able to change a customer’s information that could have emptied his bank account. Instead, they opted to empty his digital cloud.

In an Election Year, CARD Act Crucial

August 2, 2012

In a tough election year, many are wondering why the president isn’t touting the massive overhaul and the introduction of the successful CFPB in his campaign.

Your Credit Scoring Questions Answered

August 1, 2012

Not sure how your credit scores are calculated or why you’re approved for one loan but declined for another? Here are some answers to those tough questions.