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Overall Optimism on the Rise Among Small Business Owners

It seems that entrepreneurs are feeling slightly more confident this quarter than last as the results of Wells Fargo's latest small business optimism index saw a rise from 64 in April to 68 in July. Part of this optimism comes from a reported increase in cash flow and accessibility to...

The Costs of Car Crashes: What to Expect 2

They say your entire life can change in a just a single moment. That's definitely the case when it comes to automobile accidents. Even if they don't end in fatality or permanent injury the costs you could incur can have a major affect on your budget. Recently MoneyNing writer Ashley Ereniz highlighted a few...

Going Back-to-School Shopping without Going Broke 3

It's that time of year again — children across the nation are headed back to school. Of course this is also when adults spend hundreds of dollars purchasing their kids new supplies and outfits for the occasion. This year it's expected that parents will spend over $75 billion on back-to-school...

Slowing Restaurant Sales Scaring Some Analysts

Are Americans cutting back on eating out? According to CNN Money they are as Yum! Brands, Starbucks, and McDonalds — which had been on a hot streak since introducing its breakfast all day menu — have also seen slumping sales as of late. While many reasons have been suggested as to...

Should You Pull From Your 401k To Pay Off Debt? 4

If you’re deep in debt and looking for a way out, it’s smart to take stock of any and all resources at your disposal.If you have expensive items you could sell, for example, you could throw that cash directly towards your debts. And if you have some money stashed away...

4 Ways to Automate Your Finances 6

It's fair to say that most people know they should be saving more and may even have a goal in mind that they aren't currently hitting. Part of the problem is that we see how much is in our checking accounts and think of all the ways we could spend...

App Review: Like the Store Itself, Walmart's App is a One-Stop Shop 8

First off, I don't frequent Walmart very often. This is mainly because the chain is actually pretty sparsely located around Los Angeles. However I've recently found myself interested in their proprietary mobile payment solution cleverly dubbed Walmart Pay, which recently rolled out nationwide. As a result I decided to download the retail...