Three Major Drawbacks of Store Credit Cards

While doing your holiday shopping, you’ll notice the signs that read “apply for a store credit card and receive 25% off your entire purchase.” It sounds like a no-brainer, especially on major holiday purchases. But it is important to remember that there are consequences from opening these credit cards and you should take the time to consider whether or not it’s a good decision for … Continue reading Three Major Drawbacks of Store Credit Cards

Holiday Safety Tips for Your Home

The holiday season is something we all look forward to. But did you even realize that maybe it’s the most anticipated time of the year for thieves? As more and more people get ready for the holidays and vacations, they forget that maybe their homes could fall victim to burglaries.  Here are some safety tips to protect you and your home this holiday season! Place … Continue reading Holiday Safety Tips for Your Home

Thieves Using Social Media to Steal Your Identity

We’ve recently discussed in our previous posts about how to protect you from identity theft. We came across this article and found it interesting because we are living in the age where technology and the Internet rule all. Fox Business reports that thieves can gain many important personal information facts about yourself from your social networking sites, especially Facebook.  Your so called “friends,” have access … Continue reading Thieves Using Social Media to Steal Your Identity

Bank of America Announces They Will Reverse Debit Card Fee

Bank of America customers have been arguing against the proposed $5 debit card fee for that last month. More than 300,000 people signed an online petition while another 21,000 promised to close their Bank of America bank accounts if this fee was added. Bank of America announced yesterday, Tuesday, November 1, that they will be canceling this fee. Thus proving that the consumers have power! … Continue reading Bank of America Announces They Will Reverse Debit Card Fee

Unique Tips to Help You Save!

From our previous blog post titled “Are You Living Paycheck to Paycheck? You’re Not Alone,” we asked our readers for suggestions on ways to save. Here are our favorite ideas that can help you get the ball moving with your savings plan! Every time you break a dollar, put the change towards savings. For example, if you spend $1.50 on a package of gum, place … Continue reading Unique Tips to Help You Save!