"Keeping up with the Joneses" is a major concern of any multi-billion dollar corporation. This is most certainly the case with Walmart in relation to its main rivals in the industry. As a result, a new level of competitiveness has recently been reached. The company has announced...
Mega-corporation Apple has recently launched a controversial new venture. Its official Apple credit card is receiving major flak across the nation due to allegedly being set up to be discriminatory towards female users. Multiple reports, including some from very high profile recipients, seem to confirm this allegation.
Loans are an essential component of the modern-day financial toolbox. They allow us to purchase the cars, homes, and degrees we all seek without spending decades scrounging up the money ourselves. That said, loans aren't guaranteed. If you want a great loan, you need a great credit score. And that's...
It can be frustrating to feel like you never have the money you need to get by. As soon as one thing begins to go well, another falls out. It can be frustrating. If you're like most Americans, you might be currently living paycheck to paycheck and just trying...
Debt is a global issue. And it’s no longer news that tons of Americans are seriously drowning in credit card debt. Things were much better economic-wise before the recession. But that is not to say there were no debts. The recession only made it worst. It plunged tons of...
If you're thinking of getting a credit card, you may want to consider both its benefits and its disadvantages. Credit cards can help you pay off your bills more quickly and stay on top of your finances when you use it correctly. However, when you're not careful, a credit...
Nobody in the world was prepared for the new normal we’re facing now. With governments prioritizing preventative measures to counter the spread of COVID, restrictions on public gatherings and establishments have been placed, with only essential businesses permitted to remain in operation. After a year of uncertainty, there are still...
Choosing the perfect credit card is easier said than done. It requires a good understanding of your reasons for wanting one, how it's going to be used, and which credit card provider is willing to accept your application. Each variable plays an integral role in your thought process and your...
Have you been contacted recently by a collection agency because you are behind your bills? If yes, it’s good to know what a collection agency is. A collection agency is a third party hired by the creditors to collect for long overdue accounts. From the creditors’ point of view, ...
With the current digital technology, online transactions bring with them the risk of cyber attackers stealing customer payment information. Even so, as a responsible business owner, you can mitigate many online security threats by following specific measures. Typically, companies accept debit cards, credit cards, mobile wallets, and wire transfers as...