April 2010

SimpliFi your vacation budget this year with a staycation

April 30, 2010

No travel budget this year? Well, forget the cost of a hotel and flight and take a staycation. Below are the Top 10 ideas that Bryan Link, CEO of Winston-Salem, NC based – GoSimpliFi.com suggests people can do this staycation season. Tubing: Live near water? Get on it…literally! Find a local tubing company, meet them […]

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Mint.com Extends its Reach to Virtually Every US Bank

April 29, 2010

Get the Full Financial Picture: Mint.com Works With Nearly All U.S. Banks Using Intuit’s Technology Doubles Bank Access, Completes Users’ Experience MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 19, 2010 – More than 3 million people use Mint.com to get a quick, comprehensive view of their banking and financial information. That view is available to millions more as […]

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Card Hub Launches Social Gift Card Exchange

April 28, 2010

CardHub.com Cuts Out the Middleman and Creates the First Gift Card Marketplace for Buyers and Sellers to Interact Directly ARLINGTON, Virginia (PRWEB) April 21, 2010 – According to TowerGroup, the gift card industry was worth $87 billion in 2009 alone. However, 6 percent of this huge figure – nearly $5 billion – was wasted due […]

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Consumer Credit Scores Stable In Q1 2010

April 27, 2010

Credit Card Debt Down Less than One-Percent, According to Credit Karma SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – April 8, 2010 – Credit Karma (www.creditkarma.com), the consumer’s credit advocate, today released its U.S. Credit Score Climate Report with trend data for Q1 2010. Nationally, credit scores have remained stable in the first quarter of 2010 as consumers have […]

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LendingTree Launches Charitable Arm to Help Cash-Strapped Families

April 26, 2010

On Tuesday, April 27, LendingTree is kicking off a 3-step initiative intended to raise awareness for Financial Literacy Day. The LendingTree Foundation: With mortgage rates rising and an unemployment rate hovering at 10%, CEO Doug Lebda wanted to do something to help families get back on their feet and knew that they needed to do […]

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Financial Literacy Month Dos and Don’ts from PerkStreet

April 23, 2010

April is Financial Literacy Month, and Dan O’Malley, CEO of PerkStreet Financial, a progressive online bank that offers the best checking account rewards in the US, has compiled a list of financial tips every consumer should know. Dan’s Financial Literacy Month Dos and Don’ts: DON’T use a credit card – it can actually cause you […]

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Upromise Launches Annual Tuition Tales Contest; Awarding $20K for College!

April 22, 2010

Teach Others Your Save- and Pay-for-College Strategies and You Could Win $10,000 Mark Financial Literacy Month by Sharing Your Tuition Tale with Upromise by Sallie Mae NEWTON, Mass., April 12, 2010 – Sharing your smart strategies for saving and paying for college during April’s Financial Literacy Month, gives you a chance to win $10,000 in […]

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