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What Do Millennials Know About Finance?

This past week a new sitcom titled The Great Indoors debuted on CBS. The program starring Joel McHale has been noted for playing upon stereotypes that the those in the Millennial generation are overly sensitive, technology dependent, lazy members of society. But, in order for those jokes to land, the general...

The Pros and Cons of Selling on Deal Sites 5

If you're a small business owner you're undoubtedly aware of various deal sites that allow you to essentially sell customers a discounted (50% off or more) gift card to use at your location. While the height of sites like Groupon, LivingSocial, and other local offerings may have passed that doesn't...

Money at 30: The Student Debt Crisis and What Can Be Done 13

Whether you’re a Millennial, Gen Xer, or a Baby Boomer there’s a good chance you’ve heard a lot about student loans and debt as of late. Due to numerous factors ranging from the rising cost of tuition to a soft job market for graduates during and following the great recession,...

Why You Should Set Your 2017 Money Goals Now

As of today there are only two months left in the rollercoaster year that has been 2016. Skipping past all the holidays and major U.S. events that will happen between now and then, the big question is do you have your financial new year's resolutions prepared? While it may seem strange...

Americans Warming to FinTech Disruption 3

For nearly a decade now the FinTech sector has helped change the way Americans get loans, pay for items online, and invest their money. In that time companies in the space have been met with both skepticism and excitement from those in the know. But what do average consumers in the U.S....

3 Mobile Marketing Essentials for Small Businesses 1

There's no doubt about it: today's world is mobile. Because of this your small business needs to be as well. In fact, if you aren't catching customers while they're on the go, there's a good chance you're not catching them at all. That's why the most successful entrepreneurs are engaged...

Red vs. Blue: Which States Have More Personal Debt?

With the 2016 presidential election now less than two weeks away, you've likely been seeing several electoral maps filling your Twitter feed as well as 24-hour news channels constantly running through likely map scenarios for November 8th. As has become customary over the past few cycles, these maps break the...

Money at 30: Savings Milestones for Millennials 3

It seems that most of the personal finance articles you read these days are about one thing: getting out of debt. That's certainly understandable considering that the credit card debt in the U.S. is headed toward $1 trillion this year and that student loan debt — perhaps the biggest financial...