Posts Tagged - 'financial sector'

What is the Shadow Economy?

October 4, 2012, by Antonio Bard

Ever heard of the shadow economy? It’s a growing society that will never be mainstream and it accounts for about 9% of the GDP – and that number is sure to increase.

What You Need to Know About Student Loans

September 18, 2012, by Evita Page

Student loans are in the crosshairs and the economy continues to struggle. Here’s the latest and what you need to know, especially if you’re a college student or the parent of one.

A Look at Co-Branded Chase Credit Cards

September 12, 2012, by Evita Page

It’s great when our credit card companies team up with other well known and respected companies. Here are three of Chase bank’s latest co branded efforts.

Taking on the Stock Market

July 4, 2012, by Evita Page

Wouldn’t it be exciting trade like the “big wheels” on the stock market? Get the basics before you delve in. Here are a few tips.

Hurricane Season and Preparing Finances

June 7, 2012, by Evita Page

Hurricane season is well underway. For those who live along the U.S. coastlines, they live six months out of the year with an eye to the tropics. Now’s the time to ensure your have a financial plan is in order, including access to credit and debit cards.

What’s Going on in the Prepaid Debit Card Market?

May 29, 2012, by Jon Dell

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is asking for public comments on the prepaid debit card market. With millions of Americans turning to these financial products, there’s much for CFPB to do.

4 Bad Choices the Financial Sector Hopes You Make

May 22, 2012, by Antonio Bard

We’ve all been taught the importance of paying bills on time and why we should avoid payday loans. The financial sector as a whole is hoping you’ll make those mistakes often – it improves their bottom lines.

A Look Back: Politics and Finances

April 3, 2012, by Antonio Bard

There is much going on in the American economy, but the one thing that seems to be lacking is a complete solution for credit card debt, unemployment and gas prices. Where might those solutions lie?