Economy

Renters Insurance: What are you Really Covered For?

January 20, 2015

Renter’s Insurance Rates – What are you Really Covered for? As more and more individuals lose their homes to foreclosures or downsizing, based on financial motivations, due to the economic downturn, the demand for information pertaining to renter’s insurance rates is dramatically increasing. Based on the latest facts and figures as it pertains to foreclosures, […]

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Amazon to Launch 1st Retail Location

October 24, 2014

Amazon to Launch 1st Retail Location When you think Amazon, you naturally think online shopping. The online shopping experience has become an iconic way to shop because of the way Amazon has created and positioned itself. Its accessibility and vast offering is second to none. So why would Amazon now want to consider opening its […]

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Six Telltale Signs of M.A.D. (Money Anxiety Disorder)

August 31, 2010

From Harper’s Bazaar to US to People magazine, Bristol Palin has made the loop from single to engaged and back again, from buying her own townhouse to moving back in with her parents. Hollis Colquhoun, an expert on “financial self-defense” for women, says Bristol’s story illustrates the need for women to take control of their […]

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What to Do If Your Bank or S&L Fails

August 13, 2010

Great Barrington, Mass. – With 775 – or nearly 10 percent – of all U. S. banks and savings & loans on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s list of “official problem institutions,” consumers need to prepare themselves for more bank failures and take special care if their bank is taken over by another, the American […]

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Survey Shows Americans Hopeful About Economy Despite Lingering Effects of the Recession

August 10, 2010

BOSTON, MA – July 14, 2010 – Even as economists consider the possibility of a double-dip recession, consumers are generally positive about the economy’s future, according to survey results released today by PerkStreet FinancialSM, the progressive online financial services company with the best checking account rewards in the United States. The survey, conducted online from […]

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NEW BOOK: “Retirementology: The New Language of Retirement Planning”

July 19, 2010

“A superb introduction to the necessary financial planning no American over 40 can afford to ignore” (Publishers Weekly1) DENVER – In his new book, Retirementology: Rethinking the American Dream in a New Economy, Dr. Gregory Salsbury merges investor psychology with retirement planning in the midst of a once-in-a-generation financial crisis.  Available today from FT Press, […]

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New Mint Video: Climbing out of 856.6 Billion in Credit Debt

July 8, 2010

The total U.S. revolving debt (98 percent of which is made up of credit card debt) is  $852.6 billion. In response, Quest for Credit, an animated short about the perils of credit card debt was released by Mint.com: The video follows our hero as he finds himself in the land of the debtors thanks to […]

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