This may not come as a surprise to the majority of Americans, but a new report reveals what's going on just below the surface in home across the country. More than 75 percent of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck.
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It promised to crack down on the expensive payday loans and the companies that provide those types of services. It now appears the Consumer Financial Protection is doing just that very thing.
It's not been too long ago that Bank of America found itself in hot water over an announcement that it would be imposing a $5 debit card usage fee for its customers that didn't have massive deposits with it. Many recall the outrage that the bank would stick it to its middle class customers who likely could least afford more bank fees.
If you've ever bought a home, odds are, you know exactly what a verified income is. Unfortunately, the former head of the one-time largest mortgage lender in the U.S. doesn't have a clue.
If you have a credit card because you want to take advantage of a frequent flyer program, it might be a good idea for you to get the most up-to-date information on how you can maximize the benefit.
Credit card affiliate partnerships are nothing new, but Citi and American Airlines are teaming up to bring you even more exclusive rewards that go beyond Frequent Flyer miles: a new concert series featuring some of today's biggest acts.
According to a study from Chase Bank this summer has been laden with hotel stays, fast food meals, and topping up the tank. This study tracked Chase Freedom cardholders in order to observe their spending habits.
Elite status credit card benefits are started to get harder to come by but a few low-cost airlines are making moves towards better frequent flyer benefits that still continue to keep costs low.
Even in a good economy it never hurts to involve the right money making strategies. As the summer approaches its peak, it is still not too late to employ a few smart moves to make the most of the travel season.
During a tough economy, strange questions such as this one come to the forefront but the answer is not so cut-and-dry. Unemployment can affect your credit, but probably not in the ways you might expect.
A poor economy is not the only reason why money is tight these days. Actually, a slow economy should be the reason to no longer make the simple mistakes that most people make.
Understanding your credit history is very important but many consumers probably do not realize that it is actually more important to focus on your credit report over your credit score.