Money Management

Personal Finance Expert Gives Commandments to “Get Thee Out of Debt”

August 5, 2010

Just like the government, consumers are trying to find answers to the economic crisis.  Many of these consumers are concerned about debt, more specifically how to control debt. Laura Rowley, Yahoo! Finance personal finance guru gives key commandments to make sure they act as their own financial regulators. Her commandments include: Thou shalt not live beyond thy means. […]

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You Should Watch Your Net Worth

August 4, 2010

Chicago, July 26, 2010 — In an effort to control their personal finances, many people have focused on two things: reducing spending and reducing outstanding debt.  Both of these are essential goals for those who found themselves deep in debt when the economy changed.  Their excessive spending (spending more than they earned) caused them to […]

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New Book: “Your Life and Your Money”

July 23, 2010

Who’s in charge here? Your family Chief Financial Officer In every family, one of the great revelations in life is realizing that someone has to take charge of the family finances.  Whether it’s the husband or the wife doesn’t really matter. They recognize that financial stress is a constant issue and they take responsibility for […]

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NEW BOOK: “The Simple Dollar: How One Man Wiped Out His Debts and Achieved the Life of His Dreams”

July 6, 2010

Trent Hamm, author of the new book and founder of the popular website of the same name, The Simple Dollar, offers strategies and hope for creating a happy and debt free life New York, NY —The realities of our current economic status have led people to struggle with debt or the fear of encountering monetary […]

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July 2, 2010

Decisions made in critical weeks following loss of benefits could make a big difference for many families San Mateo, Calif. – June 22, 2010 – Just two weeks away from the nation’s next unemployment report and with 15 million individuals currently unemployed as of May 2010[1], Congress has yet to pass extensions of key unemployment […]

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AARP, Essential and Peer Insight Win IDEA Gold Award for

June 30, 2010

Site for Young Adults Wins International Design Excellence Award in Design Strategy Category BOSTON, June 23 — AARP has won a Gold International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) from the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) in the design strategy category for its work to develop, a new website dedicated to helping young adults take […]

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New USAA Tool Helps Make Budgeting Easy

June 28, 2010

To help customers manage everyday spending, USAA Bank is introducing an online personal finance tool. Through USAA Money Manager, customers can monitor their banking accounts and up-to-the-minute transactions in one safe, secure location on, says Jeff Easley, executive director, deposits product management at USAA Federal Savings Bank. “Our customers have told us they want […]

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