More Consumers Made Financial Resolutions for 2016

There has been a substantial increase in the number of Americans making financial resolutions for 2016, according to the latest survey from American Consumer Credit Counseling. More than 75% of consumers have made financial resolutions for this year, a significant … Continue reading

Consumers Stressed by Holiday Debt

Each year, many Americans rack up additional credit card debt over the holidays. A new survey by Experian shows that 60% of Americans admit holiday shopping puts a strain on their finances, and 52% are stressed about finances during the holidays. … Continue reading

5 Tips to Get Your Finances in Order in 2016

One of the most popular New Year's resolutions is to get one's finances in order. In fact, 29% of Americans recently said they planned to improve their finances in 2016. Here are five tips to make that happen, courtesy of the … Continue reading

New Year’s Resolutions Will Focus on Health Before Finances

Most Americans will put wellness above all other New Year's resolutions, according to Allianz Life Insurance Company's 7th Annual Survey. Almost half of the respondents (44%) resolve to focus on health and wellness in 2016. Other resolutions will include financial stability (29%), career/employment … Continue reading

Paying Down Debt Top Financial Goal for 2015

According to a new poll from American Consumer Credit Counseling, 71% of Americans say paying down debt is their top financial goal for 2015. Debt payment goals far surpassed other financial New Year's resolutions, including building a savings account at … Continue reading

Tips For Getting Out Of Credit Card Debt In The New Year

In just a few weeks, many of us will be making new year's resolutions. Typically, the two most popular resolutions are to lose weight and reduce debt. We can't offer many tips on cutting that waist line, but we can … Continue reading Weekly Credit Card Update–December 5, 2014

What Happens When You Swipe Your Card? This holiday shopping season, you might worry that every time you swipe your credit or debit card some criminal might be swiping your account number and with good reason. The number of reported, … Continue reading

New Year’s Credit Card Resolutions

We're approaching another new year, which means we all have a chance to focus and fix areas of our life with some New Year's resolutions. One resolution may be to get your credit card account in order so you can … Continue reading

Choosing the Best Credit Card for 2013

The start of a new year is typically when consumers take a close look at their finances, making resolutions on saving money and cutting expenses. It may be an annual tradition, but this year there is an urgency as lawmakers … Continue reading