You’re probably well aware of the existence (and importance) of credit scores, even if you couldn’t cite your own off the top of your head.
But did you know there’s a similar consumer reporting system for your banking habits? It’s called ChexSystems … [Read More...]
It's the "Greatest Economy Ever," right? Well, it depends on who you ask.
For instance, a new report sheds light on 53 million Americans, or about 44% of all US workers, aged 18 to 64, are considered low-wage and low-skilled.
Many of these … [Read More...]
The rent is too darn high, and it’s hard to catch a break. The same can be said about paying the mortgage each month.
With housing costs eating up about a third of many household budgets, it’s typically the highest single expense Americans face each … [Read More...]
I want to start off by telling you a story, one that I’ve brought up in bits and pieces in the past on The Simple Dollar, but on the event of this most recent switch from Daylight Savings Time to regular time, I woke up one morning this week feeling … [Read More...]