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Is U.S. Housing Investment Under Threat of an Impending Slowdown?

It's no secret 2016 started off in precarious fashion as several U.S. stock indices tumbled on news of China’s slowing economy, weakening international crude oil prices, and quietly transmitted rumors of a looming recession. Upon these revelations and other market performance indicators, the FOMC announced last week “to maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at ¼ to ½ percent” in accordance with “its objective of maximum employment...

Personal Finance Podcasts You Should be Listening To

In older times those wanting a healthy dose of personal finance advice might look to books, radio, or cable TV to find a money guru and get their thoughts. Some even spent considerable amounts to attend conferences and hear their favorite guru speak. While all of those mediums still exist and thrive, a newer source for personal finance insight is podcasts. Podcasts are great for a number of reasons: 1)...

Why Having a "Fat" Checking Account Can Be a Bad Thing

There are several reasons that many Americans prefer to run the majority of their finances through their checking account first. For one it provides them with easy access to cash when they need it. Additionally several banks have begun charging fees should your account dip below a certain balance, leading many to cautiously avoid that threshold. But is it possible to have too much money in your checking account? According...

3 Financial Lessons to Learn from the Madoff Scandal

Just over seven years after Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme — believed to be the world's largest — collapsed, the fraudster is back in the headlines thanks to a new paperback edition of Brian Ross' book and an accompanying mini-series (starring Richard Dreyfuss) that ABC is investing in for sweeps week. While many of us would like to think we'd never be as naive as to fall for such a scheme, the unfortunate...

The Difference Between Emergency and Rainy Day Funds

It's fair to say the vast majority of Americans know they should be saving money even if many of them don't actually do it. Although it might seem like an easy concept, saving is not always as straightforward as you might think. For example, while you may have heard you should always have an emergency fund on hand, you might not know exactly what that means. Typically when people think of...

Tax Tips for Those Who Don't Want to be Audited

It's hard to believe but tax season is already closing in upon us. While April 15th is still a few months away now, it won't be long before that deadline is staring you right in the face. Even scarier than the thought of rushing to get everything done is the idea that you might make a mistake and get (*gulp*) audited. According to Money only about 1% of tax returns get...

U.S. Trade Imbalance Trending Behavior

Since the early 1990’s the United States has and continues to suffer trade imbalances, or trade deficits, of substantial and growing proportions with several foreign nations. For those unfamiliar with the term balance of trade (BOT), it is simply the difference between a country’s imports versus its exports. For nearly 2.5 decades U.S. leadership has apparently permitted (to the extent supported) this economic disparity to manifest into an extremely lopsided...

Do Money Challenges Really Work?

Although most people would probably attest that they'd like to spend less money and practice better personal finance habits, far fewer would be inclined to call that goal "fun." That's why many bloggers and others have tried to create money challenges that help the average person save money. One of the biggest sources for these money challenges is LifeHacker who recently took a look at some of the most popular methods....
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FedEx Announces Winners of 11th Annual 2023 Small Business Grant Contest

Nearly three months after the entry period ended, FedEx has announced the winners of its 11th annual Small Business Grant Content. This year's event saw more than $300,000 in funds going to a variety of small businesses across the nation. Last month, the company revealed 100 finalists, with that list now being narrowed down to just 10 winners. This year's grand prize winners included KindVR, The Cupcake Collection, Up In...
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Imprint Launches Credit Cards from H-E-B and Central Market 

The FinTech Imprint is partnering with the popular Texas-based grocery chain H-E-B for a pair of new rewards credit cards. This week saw the launch of the H-E-B Visa Signature Credit Card as well as the Central Market Visa Signature Credit Card. With these two (nearly identical) options, customers will be able to earn rewards on groceries and beyond. First, both versions of the card earn up to 5% back on select...
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Student Loan Benefit FinTech Summer Raises $6 Million

For years, student debt has been one of the most talked about financial topics. What's more, while the debt itself has become a major part of many Americans' lives, discussion of student loans has become political due to efforts to forgive certain loan repayments. However, while we wait for resolution on that front, a FinTech that brings student debt benefit solutions to employers and consumers has raised a new round...
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Choice Hotels, Wells Fargo Debut Choice Privileges Select Card

With spring well underway and the summer travel season now just around the corner, Choice Hotels and Wells Fargo have unveiled their latest co-branded credit card offering. Today, the two companies announced the Choice Privileges Select Mastercard. Carrying an annual fee of $95, this card will serve as the premium option in the hotel brand's new lineup. Looking at the Choice Privileges Select, it offers a mix of rewards categories....
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Health and Wellness Rewards Card Ness Partners with Whole30

In recent years, several unique rewards cards have come to market. These include offerings from FinTech startups as well as brands looking to do something special for their loyal fans. On that note, a recently-announced rewards credit card offering is now working with a popular brand to introduce new benefits for customers. This week, the Ness Card (which is issued by The Bank of Missouri) unveiled a new partnership with...