The following apps have changed my financial life, my health and my creativity. They're not the new "in" thing; they are money tools I've used for a year or more, which give me time to enjoy my life in NYC.
Politicians want to create the illusion that they can balance the budget without tax increases or spending cuts. Denying responsibility in this way is the same kind of poor leadership that has led to Greece's predicament.
On Valentine's Day, don't kill the mood with talk of budgets; but do make sure that before too much time passes, you reopen the doors of financial communication so you know you're both working toward the same goals.
Even though it falls on the same date every year, Valentine's Day still takes many of us by surprise. Fortunately, some of the best rewards credit cards can help treat your loved one to a February 14 they won't forget.
A series of inaccurate forecasts could make people doubt the ability of the FOMC. Opinions on the new reporting detail will vary, but ultimately the verdict may lay in the hands of whoever eventually succeeds Ben Bernanke as Fed chairman.
Balance transfer deals became scarce following the financial crisis of 2008 as credit card issuers pulled back on their offers. In 2011, though, this started to change, and many new balance transfer offers are anticipated this year.
Maybe it was good for the consumer that the AT&T and T-mobile merger didn't happen. More importantly, with the exponential increase in data usage, "Can You Hear Me Now? (TM)" will no longer apply. Just send me an email instead!
Lending money to family and friends is a big issue in our community. These transactions are as much emotional as they are financial, and they rarely end well. Here are five things to consider before you open your wallet or your checkbook for a loved one.
I went over a decade without a credit card. I've proven you can live without them. Now I am saying that some people, especially small business owners, might want to think about getting a card and using it wisely. Why the change?