By Adam Levin ... via Credit.com
Becoming an adult in the Great Recession era has birthed a new American Dream...being debt-free and financially stable. A new study from Credit reveals less young people are less interested in home buying and more interested in making money.
By Camille Hislop
It's only a matter of time before you trade in your old gas guzzler for a new, energy efficient model. Discover what the dealerships don't want you to know before you buy.
sponsored by PerkStreet Financial
This new digital banking system offers account holders 5% back of every purchase. One of the perks is that you could potentially earn $1000 back every year.
via The Simple Dollar
Truth be told, we all know we waste a lot of money. Here are a few tips on how to save your bank account without drastically changing your lifestyle.
By Susan Johnson ... via US News
US News chats with former MSNBC financial reporter, Nicole Lapin, about how Gen Y can manage their money easier and learn important tactics when it comes to spending.
By Michael Clauw
These days everything is going paperless, including money. Not only can banking and investing be carried out from anywhere in the world with a click of a button, but there are a plethora of third party apps that can keep you connected to and on top of your finances.
By Les Leopold ... via AlterNet
Gasoline prices have been falling in recent weeks, but they're still close to their five-year high after climbing steeply for three years. For every penny increase at the pump, $1.4 billion per year leaves our collective pockets, creating a drag on the sluggish “recovery.” Where does it go and what caused the price explosion at the pump?
via The Mint
Stocks can be confusing, but the following infographic is designed to further your understanding of the investment.
via The Mint
Learn what all those numbers and symbols on your credit card really mean...
by Jamie via survivingcollegelife.com & Jim Davis via moneywisetelevision
So, you’ve weighed the options and decided to get a credit card. Congrats! This is just one more step into adulthood. Unfortunately it’s also another step into responsibility. Here are a few thoughts on choosing and using credit cards that should (hopefully!) make the process a little smoother...
Banks have taken a huge public relations hit in the media since the TARP fiasco, but life has moved on, and many people are still with their banks. While credit unions have experienced a surge in membership, and are touted positively for their great customer service and low fees, it is still a good idea to give banks a fair viewing in this ongoing debate.
by Alan Henry via LifeHacker.com
Searching for a new apartment can be fun. The thrill of finding listings, and choosing candidates based on photos, maps, and amenities can be enjoyable, and there are plenty of tools to make the search easy.