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Saving on Airfare: The Best (and Worst) Times to Fly 8

No matter where you head on vacation it seems that airfare is still one of the most expensive parts of the entire trip. Even if you stick to coach (or economy), pack lightly to save on checked bag fees, and choose discount airlines you can still end up spending a fortune....

Lending Club Review 7

While the average American has likely never heard of the term "FinTech" they may at least be familiar with some of the field's applications. Thanks to highly publicized campaigns on crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo the idea of raising funds on the internet no longer seems that strange. Still...

Debt Consolidation: Is it a Good Deal? 19

Is your credit card debt calling to you? Ready to pay it off once and for all? Consolidating your debt could be the answer. This year U.S. consumers are on track to reach a combined $1 trillion in credit card debt. Add in the fact that credit cards often carry...

Why 7 is a Magic Number When it Comes to Credit 2

Legend states that humans replace every cell of their body in seven year's time. While that's not entirely true there is one aspect of our lives that can be refreshed after seven years: our credit. That's because of how most debt and payment infractions fall off of our credit reports over...

Are Your Mobile Banking Apps Secure? 5

One of the biggest hurdles that FinTech companies and app developers have had to overcome is the distrust that many hold for new technologies — especially when it involves their money. While some of those concerns have been quelled over the years not everyone is ready to get on board just...

Walk Scores: Another Big Way Location Can Impact Your Home Price 3

You've probably heard it said that, when it comes to buying or selling a home, it's all about location, location, location. Now it seems that what makes for a great locale is changing slightly as walkability may be guiding preference even more than great views. Daniel Goldstein at MarketWatch reports, depending...

The Importance and Benefits of Living Below Your Means

It's one of the most fundamental principals of personal finance and yet it's one we can all stand to hear again: live below your means. Just because you have money doesn't mean you should spend it all. In fact holding onto a portion of your income and setting it aside...

3 Unexpected Small Business Promotional Outlets

It seems like entrepreneurs are always looking for a new and better way to promote their businesses. Even as many now understand the power of social media, there are still a few other promotional tools that small business owners completely ignore. In fact for some brands the best thing to...