Category Archives: Research, regulation, industry reports

The Grim Reaper is coming for your credit and other news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 68 percent The Grim Reaper may come for you before you pay down that mountain of debt you’re chipping away. At least 68 percent of people share that dreary outlook, according to a new CreditCards.com…
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New year, new you and other credit news to know

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: $384 million The Powerball lottery number is up to $384 million. Why is this unlucky, you may ask? Well besides your chances of winning being slim-to-none, you probably shouldn’t try to buy your Powerball ticket with…
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Bills, bills, bills and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 3 out of 4 That’s how many parents are still paying their grown children’s bills, according to our latest survey. Really? How are y’all out here buying your dog Ralph Lauren turtlenecks and still letting your mom pay…
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How cooler, shorter days can trim your spending

Kelly Dilworth

Don’t let the season’s shorter days get you down. There’s an upside to the dark drives home and frigid winds forcing you inside: An earlier sunset and cooler weather could help chill your overspending. Research from the J.P. Morgan Chase…
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Even very young kids need good financial role models

Kelly Dilworth

Don’t wait until your children are nearly grown to start modeling good financial habits. The financial choices you make when your kids are at their youngest could have a bigger impact than you realize. That’s the common theme of a…
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