Category: Financial Tips

Is Google Being Unfair to Payday Lenders with its new AdWords Policy?

If you are like most people, you use Google as your default search engine. This comes as no surprise, being as Google has a name that is pretty much synonymous with doing searches on the Internet. You’ve also probably seen advertisements from Google – driven by their AdWords network – to advertise products or services…




The CFPB is now setting its Sights on Small Business Lending

There are hundreds of products and services offered to consumers in the vast sea of financial industry. One thing that nearly all of the providers of these services and products has in common is that they are potential targets of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB.) Granted the power to police the consumer financial market…




Federal Trade Commission Publishes List of Top Consumer Complaints

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an organization that is charged with providing protection to American consumers. As part of their effort to live up to this mission, the FTC collects complaints from people. Every year, they release a report that breaks down the top offenders, with regards to complaints logged. The report is called…




Easy Tips to Help you pay off more of your Debt

Living with debt is pretty much the American way for most people. But you don’t have to live a life saddled with tens of thousands of dollars if you don’t want to. There are ways to get the madness under control. If you approach debt as one HUGE task that you have to take care…




Federal Trade Commission Puts a Hurting on Several Shady Debt Collectors

It doesn’t get much lower than this: A debt collection representative called an 84 year old woman and notified her that they had a warrant for the woman’s daughter. Another mother was then told she would not be able to see her kids. Yet another collector is alleged to have constantly harassed consumers over outstanding…




Corporate America is on the Brink of Getting Rid of Workers Compensation

There is a movement afoot amongst the movers and shakers in Corporate America, that you may not be aware of. We have all heard of, and many have even had to rely on Workers’ Compensation at some point. Well, there are some heavy hitters in the corporate world, we’re talking very large corporations and their…




American Consumers are Finally Getting Smart about Debt

If you reflect back on the financial problems this country has faced in recent years, you probably have a few major issues that stick out in your mind. From the housing bubble to Ponzi schemes that cost investors millions, there have been many situations that ultimately led to the most recent recession that we all…




Financial Necessities Every College Grad Should Have

Graduating college is both a terrifying and exciting time. You are about to start the next stage of your life, but you have no money and no idea what you are about to do next. There are some financial necessities you need to have while you are on your way to finding the first step…



Some Lesser Known Facts about Identity Theft

When it comes to identity theft, you cannot have too much information. The more you know the better you can protect your identity. There are some things that are not as well known when it comes to identity theft as other things. Here are some lesser known facts about identity theft that everyone should know…




Is A Flexible Smartphone In The Future?

Not everyone can remember the first cell phone, all big and bulky, but still new and exciting technology at the time. As the years have gone on they have gotten smaller and have been able to do more and more. Now there is a smartphone that is in design that will be flexible. Samsung is…