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13
Jan
DeVry University Lawsuit Ends With Hefty Fines

DeVry University and DeVry Education Group recently decided to settle a lawsuit that was brought against them by the Federal Trade Commission over the school’s use of employment statistics in its marketing to prospective students. The Federal Trade Commission brought the suit against DeVry University in January of this year for ads that allegedly deceived […]

Posted in: Student Loans,
02
Jan
South Carolina Student Loans

After thoroughly researching the options, here are our picks for the best student loans in South Carolina.

Posted in: Student Loans,
28
Dec
Are Annual Fee Credit Cards Worth It?

Credit cards offer a considerable amount of convenience, but not without a cost. Typically, they will charge an annual fee each year. The amount charged by credit card companies mainly depends on the credit card you are using. Not all credit cards have an annual fee though; therefore, you should inquire about this before you […]

Posted in: Credit Card Information, Credit Cards,
19
Dec
Most Popular Store Credit Cards

Table of Contents: Top 100 Most Popular Store Credit Cards in 2016 Methodology “Would you like to open up our store credit card and save 20% on your purchase today?” Nothing says Happy Holidays like a brand new Old Navy credit card and $8 in savings.​ These days, every retailer offers their own branded store […]

Posted in: Credit Cards, Reports,
15
Dec
Should You Max Out Your 401(k)?

Saving for retirement is a mystery to most people that is filled with acronyms, percentages, and far too many numbers. But understanding how to save for retirement is key to achieving your retirement goals. This includes making an active decision on how much you should put into your 401(k) account. Should you put in the […]

Posted in: Personal Finance,
12
Dec
Donald Trump’s Student Loan Plan

As the world still continues to readjust from a 21st Century “Dewey Defeats Truman” moment, President’-elect Donald Trump is quickly beginning his transition from private citizen to sitting in the Oval Office. One of the key issues Mr. Trump will need to address is the cost of higher education and a total outstanding student loan debt […]

Posted in: Student Loans,
06
Dec
Top 50 Colleges for Aspiring Entrepreneurs – Report & Rankings 2016

Have you ever asked yourself what the next idea is that will alter the daily lifestyle of modern day society? What next innovation will change the way we live our daily lives for years to come? If you have these types of thoughts, then you may fancy yourself as an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs are the backbone of this country.  […]

Posted in: Reports,
02
Dec
What is the Debt Avalanche Method?

The debt avalanche method is the mathematically superior way to to pay down your debt, since it involves eliminating balances with the highest interest rates first and tackling less expensive debts later.

Posted in: Personal Finance,
29
Nov
Best (and Worst) Gift Cards of 2017 – Study & Report

Note: This is an updated report for 2017. Scroll to the bottom of this report to see our results from 2016. All methodology was kept the same from last year. Gift cards are the perfect last minute gift. Gift cards make gift-giving easy, quick, and reassuring to those who may worry about the recipient’s tastes […]

Posted in: Personal Finance, Reports,
11
Nov
How to Automate Your Life to Save Time and Money

It’s an old adage: time is money. And even when lost time doesn’t lead to lost income, any time we spend doing things that don’t give us pleasure means less time available for those things that do. So then why do most of us spend up to several hours a day on rote tasks that […]

Posted in: Personal Finance, Saving Money,