March 10, 2014
Almost no one starts reading about finance for pleasure. That would be like jumping into a pit full of venomous snakes just for kicks. Well… some people do that, but they're crazy, and there's a reason why there aren't very many of them. It's...
February 20, 2014
Are you struggling to save money? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! For most people, saving money is an afterthought. But before you get ready to pay for your next...
February 18, 2014
You can, and I just did. In just five minutes online, I discovered two checks that were mailed to me years ago and weren’t delivered. I put in my claim and the money is on its way.
The source is the unclaimed property office of your state...
January 30, 2014
While most people have been banking and paying bills online for more than a decade, a growing percentage are starting to use technology to analyze their expenses and investments and correct any problems to help...
September 17, 2013
On April 9, Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) sponsored the Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Prevention Act of 2013, which aims to mitigate tax fraud in seven ways....
September 11, 2013
If you have watched Ocean's Eleven (2001), you already know that stealing money from a casino is easy. The biggest problem is how to make it out of the building with the money and your life, intact. The same is true of identity theft and...
June 21, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — TD Bank customers shared an odd experience Tuesday.
June 18, 2013
As we’ve shown again and again, America is a nation resistant to change.
Literally. After bombed attempts at coin dollars — remember poor Susan B. Anthony? Sacajawea? — and failed legislation that would have phased out dollar bills, we...
June 7, 2013
The mega rich have become the hottest property in private banking and wealth managers are pulling out all the stops to court them, offering perks ranging from lunches with sports stars to track days at the Monaco Grand Prix circuit.
June 7, 2013
Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog will soon publish the latest in a series of warnings to investors, this time about the risks of alternative securities, its chief said on Tuesday.
Low interest rates and worries about investing in...