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Wela Announces Record Year of Growth, Passes $1 Million in ARR

ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/08/17 -- today announces it has passed $1 million in annual recurring revenue (ARR), one of several achievements to mark 2017 as a record year of growth for the personal finance app. In the last two quarters, Wela doubled its total users and amount of linked accounts. Additionally, Wela Strategies, an extension of the app that manages investment accounts, passed $135 million in assets under management. Wela''s growth is evidence of a demand among mi ...


08.11.2017

Common Cents Lab Opens Applications for 2018 Financial Services Cohort

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and DURHAM, NC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/06/17 -- , a financial research lab at Duke University supported by MetLife Foundation, today announced that it is accepting applications for its 2018 behavioral design partners.Each year, the lab collaborates with chosen financial services providers to custom design, test, and launch new features and products that aim to increase financial well-being for 1.8 million low- to moderate-income (LMI) households in America. To apply, please vis ...


06.10.2017

Common Cents Lab Unveils Millennial Financial Regret Spending Report

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/12/17 -- and Durham, NC , a financial research lab at Duke University supported by MetLife Foundation, today unveiled its first ever Millennial Regret Spending Report."While it''s common to regret the last thing we ate, it may be equally common to regret the last thing we bought," said Dan Ariely, Professor and behavioral economist. "The feeling of regret, while not pleasant, may serve as a teaching moment to help us understand w ...


12.09.2017

Wela Enhances its Free Personal Finance App with Launch of the Benjamin Chatbot

ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/29/17 -- , a personal finance software provider, today announces its latest technology to innovatively and conveniently deliver financial advice to users: the Benjamin chatbot. By extending the personified robo-advisor, Benjamin, as a chatbot on Wela''s mobile app, the company empowers platform users to easily ask their most pressing financial questions and receive personalized answers. Each response is customized based on users'' daily, we ...


29.08.2017

Wela, the World''s First Financial Advice App Pairing Artificial Intelligence with Real Advisors, Now Available for Android Devices

ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/17/17 -- , a personal finance app that pairs artificial intelligence (AI) and human advisors, announces today it is available for download on Android devices in addition to iOS. Wela pairs real financial advisors with AI through the personification of its digital advising algorithm, Benjamin. The first true digital advisor, Benjamin utilizes AI to track users'' daily, weekly and monthly spending habits and provides personalized advice based on their ...


17.07.2017

Increase In The Number Of Healthcare Professionals Seeking Help With Personal Debt

The number of healthcare professionals in debt and seeking help with their personal finances has increased by 9.8% over the last two years. In May 2017, of employed people seeking help with their personal finances, 7.38% worked in the healthcare industry, and of these 37.11% were nurses. This is up from 7.22% in May 2016, and 6.72% in May 2015 - an increase of 9.8% over the last two years. The data has been taken from the latest UK Personal Debt Index (PDI) compiled by Creditfix, the UK’s lar ...


06.07.2017

Professionals Seeking Help With Personal Debt

The number of healthcare professionals in debt and seeking help with their personal finances has increased by 9.8% over the last two years. In May 2017, of employed people seeking help with their personal finances, 7.38% worked in the healthcare industry, and of these 37.11% were nurses. This is up from 7.22% in May 2016, and 6.72% in May 2015 - an increase of 9.8% over the last two years. The data has been taken from the latest UK Personal Debt Index (PDI) compiled by Creditfix, the UK’s lar ...


05.07.2017

Center for Financial Services Innovation: #FinHealthMatters Day is June 27th

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/17 -- The (CFSI) announced the second annual #FinHealthMatters Day, which takes place today, June 27, 2017. At a time when nearly half (48%) of Americans say their expenses are equal to or greater than their income, and many families must manage volatile monthly income, the day highlights the need for improved financial health. More information and social images are available atAnyone can participate by tweeting their own financial health story or goals us ...


27.06.2017

Advisor Software Launches Behavioral IQ, First-of-Its Kind Behavioral Finance Risk Assessment Solution

WALNUT CREEK, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/17 -- Advisor Software, Inc., a leader in wealth management cloud solutions, today announced the immediate availability of Behavioral IQ (), a first-of-its-kind comprehensive behavioral finance profiling solution that calculates deep behavioral characteristics influencing risk and financial decision-making. Behavioral IQ''s six diverse modules measure behavioral dimensions ignored by traditional subjective-preference risk surveys, resulting ...


27.06.2017

Ipsos/Amino Poll: 63% of Americans Think a Large Medical Bill That They Can''t Afford is Worse Than or Equal to a Serious Illness

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/17 -- , a healthcare transparency company, today released the results of a poll conducted by global market research firm that identifies Americans'' sentiments and behaviors around rising healthcare costs in today''s current economic and political climate.The findings reveal that Americans are concerned about healthcare costs and coping in a variety of ways, some of which might not be sustainable in the long run (for instance, avo ...


21.03.2017

Common Cents Lab Announces New Partners for 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and DURHAM, NC -- (Marketwired) -- 03/15/17 -- , a financial research lab at Duke University supported by MetLife Foundation, today unveiled the 16 new behavioral design partners selected for its work in 2017. Each year, the lab collaborates with chosen financial services providers to custom design, test, and launch new features and products that aim to increase financial well-being for 1.8 million low- to moderate-income (LMI) households in America."In our first year, we ...


15.03.2017

BankFeeFinder.com Launches to Help Consumers Uncover Hidden Bank Fees

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and DURHAM, NC -- (Marketwired) -- 02/28/17 -- New tool launches today to help consumers find how much they have paid in bank fees. The tool was created by , a new type of bank account that helps members avoid fees and save money automatically, with behavioral design insights from, a financial research lab at Duke University.Bank Fee Finder is an important tool that helps Americans improve their financial well-being. Most people drastically underestimate how much they pay in b ...


28.02.2017

Creditfix reveals top 20 postcodes with the highest percentage of people living in debt

The UK''s largest personal insolvency practice, Creditfix, has revealed the top 20 postcodes with the highest percentage of people living in debt and currently undertaking an IVA/PTD. Individuals living in Motherwell, Kilmarnock and Glasgow top the list, closely followed by South East London and Plymouth. According to new nationwide data from Creditfix, the top 20 postcode areas across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland identify where there is the highest proportion of adul ...


17.01.2017

MYJAR wins Responsible Lender of 2016 at the Credit Strategy F5 Awards

MYJAR have been announced as the winner of the Responsible Lender Award at the prestigious Credit Strategy F5 awards this week. The flagship awards scheme is organised by Credit Strategy as part of the new F5 Awards and Conference held in London. MYJAR is an innovative financial services company that provides simple, straightforward loans of up to £3,600 online for up to 12 months. The award recognises that MYJAR lends to customers responsibly in a transparent way while ensuring stringent chec ...


16.12.2016

BillHero Announces First Facebook Messenger Bot to Pay Bills

FORT COLLINS, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/06/16 -- Colorado-based fintech company, BillHero, has announced its entry into the Facebook space with a new Messenger banking chat bot. BillHero is the first-to-market -- and first approved -- app to utilize a chat bot for paying bills."We''re always pushing BillHero to be more convenient and simple to use," says BillHero''s CEO, Dan Holt. "With millennials as our main users, it makes sense to give them an easy, secure ...


06.07.2016

Brazilian Households Plan to Tighten Their Belts as Economic Crisis Takes Toll on Consumer Confidence

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/02/16 -- The economic crisis in Brazil, one of the world''s most important growth markets, is taking a toll on consumer sentiment. Anxiety over job security, personal debt, and Brazil''s economy has risen significantly since 2014, and 72% of consumers say they intend to cut discretionary spending in the year ahead. These are among the findings of new research released today by .Consumer worries have reached the highest levels since BC ...


02.03.2016

Voleo Inc. Announces Acceptance Into Accenture''s FinTech Innovation Lab London

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/06/16 -- Vancouver-based fintech company (Voleo) announces today that it has been selected to participate in the world''s leading fintech accelerator program - . Taking place at Level39 in London between January 6 and April 7, 2016, Voleo will work alongside 14 other startups from around the globe with the likes of HSBC, Barclays, Santander, RBS Group, Lloyds Banking Group, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan. Each participant will be immers ...


06.01.2016

SUM180 Offers Online Financial Planning Service Designed by Women for Women

LOUISVILLE, KY -- (Marketwired) -- 12/02/15 -- launches with an online financial planning service that takes a ''radically different'' approach to make financial planning simple and accessible for women. The approach is based on insights from Vibrant Nation, SUM180''s sister company and the leading online community of women aged 45+."The financial services industry has spent years and millions of dollars targeting women with so-called ''specialized& ...


02.12.2015

Max Levchin of Affirm Honored as 2015 Core Visionary at Money2020

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 10/26/15 -- today revealed that Max Levchin, co-founder and CEO of Affirm will be named its 2015 Core Visionary. Core Innovation Capital''s founder and managing partner, Arjan Schütte, will formally present the award during a keynote session on October 27th at 8:15am at Money2020.The Core Visionary designation highlights leaders across many different industries and disciplines that address society''s biggest challenges through private enter ...


26.10.2015

Prosper Marketplace and Radius Bank Join Forces to Offer Personal Loans Through Online Lending Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/16/15 -- Prosper Marketplace, which operates a leading online marketplace that connects borrowers and investors, today announced that Radius Bank, a full-service bank serving consumers nationwide through an industry-leading virtual banking platform, will now offer a new personal loan option through the Prosper platform.The partnership integrates the Prosper marketplace lending platform with Radius Bank''s innovative approach to b ...


16.09.2015

Proper Insurance Coverage Is Essential for Successful Financial Planning

MISSION, KS -- (Marketwired) -- 05/21/15 -- (Family Features) Successful financial planning means establishing goals, using the right tools and updating the plan to ensure it continues to meet your needs.Some of the most useful tools can be health, dental, life and disability insurance, all of which help protect families and preserve assets."Financial planning is crucial for everyone. Defining goals for each stage of your life, whether it''s college or retirement, and outlining h ...


21.05.2015

DoubleNet Pay Launches With Inclusion in ADP Marketplace

ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/31/15 -- DoubleNet Pay has launched a financial wellness app in the ADP Marketplace that fully integrates with employer payroll providers to pay employees'' bills and fund savings plans.is an easy-to-use app that automatically tracks and pays employees'' bills around their paycheck cycles, leaving them with an exact amount for discretionary spending. It gives employees peace of mind that their bills are paid on time and helps them prepare f ...


31.03.2015

Enhanced Low-Cost and No-Cost Banking Services Now Available to Canadians

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/15/15 -- Financial Consumer Agency of CanadaEditors'' Note: There is a photo and a video associated with this press release.To support the Government of Canada''s guidelines on low-cost and no-cost bank accounts that are coming into force today, the has updated its . Consumers can now use the tool to calculate their monthly banking fees based on discounts for which they may qualify. The tool makes it easier to compare low-cost and no-c ...


15.01.2015

New Book Covers Financial Planning After 55 in Depth

SCARSDALE, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 12/15/14 -- Financial planning is more anxiety-provoking once you hit 55 because making a financial mistake when you''re young is more fixable than one at 55 or 75.Now there''s a comprehensive book covering financial planning during those critical years:Written by the financial planners at Palisades Hudson Financial Group, it covers the gamut of hard and soft planning topics. The former include chapters on state and federal income and estate ...


15.12.2014

Palisades Hudson Named a Top 100 Registered Investment Advisor by REP.

SCARSDALE, NEW YORK -- (Marketwired) -- 12/10/14 -- Palisades Hudson Asset Management was named America''s 91st largest independent registered investment advisor (RIA) by REP., a leading magazine for financial professionals. The firm manages $1.25 billion of client assets.Palisades Hudson Asset Management is the investment affiliate of Palisades Hudson Financial Group, a fee-only financial advisor based in Scarsdale, N.Y., and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Client assets are managed under the ...


10.12.2014

TheresHopeForYourCredit.com''s Credit University Launches Nationally

Tampa Bay, FL - During the recent recession, a group of educators, lawyers, bankers and others formed a non-profit to help local families and individuals who were underemployed regain financial solvency.  Now, Credit University at www.TheresHopeForYourCredit.com  is launching nationally and is currently the largest personal finance and credit educator website on the Internet. The group offers training modules that allow anyone to move through them at an individual pace.  TeleCalls and Webinar ...


27.10.2014

My Financial Literacy Selfie #FLM2014Contest

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/17/14 -- Financial Consumer Agency of CanadaEditors'' Note: There are four photos associated with this press release.For Financial Literacy Month in November, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) invites Canadians to take part in activities that will help increase their financial know-how. FCAC is running a called "My financial literacy selfie" to raise awareness about financial literacy for Canadians. This contest aims to en ...


17.10.2014

Consumer Confidence Dips; New Study Sheds Light on What''s Behind the Lower September Index

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/30/14 -- from leading qualitative research firm iModerate provides background and depth behind the lower September Consumer Confidence Index, released this morning by the Conference Board. This month''s number, 86 -- down from 93.4 in August -- depicts a decrease in confidence for the first time in four months. iModerate''s findings support this metric, and provide insights into why consumers are all about saving money and putting off major ...


30.09.2014

BancVue and MoneyDesktop Join Forces in Expanding Kasasa 360 Personal Financial Management Platform

AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 12/12/13 -- BancVue®, creator of Kasasa®, announced today its partnership with MoneyDesktop. The collaboration between the leading personal financial management (PFM) technology and the national brand of rewards checking and savings accounts will arm local institutions with consumer-demanded, profitability-driving products rivaling the megabanks.Collaboratively, BancVue and MoneyDesktop have enhanced Kasasa 360® to drive account acquisition, account retention and ...


12.12.2013

Your Biggest Finance Questions - Answered!

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/06/13 -- Wish you had a hotline for your biggest financial questions? Canadians needing expert insight to their most pressing money concerns can now join the conversation - and have their questions answered - at RateSupermarket.ca's Financial Literacy Twitter Party.In the spirit of RateSupermarket.ca, Canada's comprehensive financial rates comparison site, is hosting a one-hour Twitter chat about the top financial literacy challenges facing con ...


06.11.2013

One Third of Americans Have Never Checked Their Credit Report Reveals TransUnion Study

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/29/13 -- As children eagerly wait for trick-or-treating this Halloween and look forward to haunted houses, ghosts and goblins, TransUnion finds many adults may be spooked as well -- by their credit.According to a recent Google Consumer Survey conducted by TransUnion, one third (32.7 percent) of Americans surveyed said they have never checked their credit report or credit score. Another 24.6 percent surveyed said they had not checked credit report or credit sco ...


29.10.2013

Libertus Game Offers a Fun Way in Financial Freedom

Libertus Game is proud to announce their latest app that can help you manage your personal finances easily while enjoying it at the same time. LIBERTUS is a financial App game that gives newcomers and veterans alike a new and refreshing experience on how to handle and develop financial skills and resources. Finance is never an easy subject to begin with and handling finances proved to be a very daunting task by many people. This is indeed fairly true especially when a lot of numbers are involv ...


28.10.2013

Nearly 70 Percent of Americans Say They Have Little to No Understanding of Credit Scoring Reveals TransUnion Study

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/28/13 -- Chances are at some point in your life you have, or will, apply for a mortgage or car loan or credit card. It is likely that the lender obtained your credit score as part of the lending decision. But according to a recent study by TransUnion, many Americans do not understand how credit scoring works or that there are many credit scoring models.A recent study commissioned by TransUnion asked "On a scale of 1 to 5, indicate your understanding of th ...


28.10.2013

TransUnion's School Spirit Sweepstakes Won by Ventura, CA Man

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/17/13 -- Today, TransUnion announced that Robert Hill of Ventura, CA has won the TransUnion School Spirit Sweepstakes and will nominate a K-12 school to receive $5,000 to help educate students on the financial ABCs.The sweepstakes, launched August 26 on the TransUnion Facebook page, reminded consumers that with proper financial planning, they can lower the financial stress of having a child and focus on the joyful event. The TransUnion Facebook page also provi ...


17.10.2013

It's Finally Here! AMB Credit Consultants launches LuxuriousCredit.com – The Blog that Tells it All!

With all the buzz drummed up about the new LuxuriousCredit.com blog, fans of AMB Credit Consultants couldn't wait to browse the new site. The anticipation had been killing everyone for approximately 3 long months and now … the cat is finally out the bag (so-to-speak)! Just a few days ago, on March 15th, AMB Credit announced on its FB Pages that the new blog is now live and ready for visitors. It's one of two sites that the company owns, however, is very different in that it not only ...


04.10.2013

TransUnion Study Finds More Than Half of Americans Do Not Save for Holiday Shopping Season

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/01/13 -- For many Americans, back-to-school season and the start of football is top of mind, but for nearly all Americans who give gifts during the holidays, this should also be a time to start thinking about saving money now. Unfortunately, according to a new survey commissioned by , more than half (64.3 percent) of Americans surveyed say they will go into the holiday shopping season having not saved money for it, which could lead to starting 2014 with a majo ...


01.10.2013

The “Book of Goodness Series” Showcases the Hottest Issues and Topics Today

Michael the “Guy of Goodness” -Author & Publisher, has just released the “Book of Goodness Series”, that is composed of 15 (and counting), powerful books. These books tackle some of the hottest issues and topics today. Michael has had most of these 15 Kindle books, professionally written, so you know the information will be top quality and very informative. These books are not like the other books that individuals usually read. They contain helpful and comprehensive information about a multi ...


26.09.2013

TransUnion Launches New Mobile Application to Help Consumers Be Connected With Their Credit, Personal Finances

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 09/03/13 -- , the national credit reporting company that provides solutions to more than 45,000 businesses and 500 million consumers worldwide, announced today the launch of their new mobile credit monitoring application for consumers to help members manage their credit anywhere, anytime from their smartphone. The new mobile app allows consumers to review their credit information and get alerts to help better protect them against identity theft -- at home, on the ...


03.09.2013

TransUnion Launches "TransUnion's School Spirit Sweepstakes," Will Award One Lucky School With Up to $5,000, Daily Winner With New Apple(R) iPhone*

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 08/27/13 -- As children across the country return to school, TransUnion celebrates back-to-school season with the launch of the TransUnion School Spirit Sweepstakes, which will award up to $5,000 to one lucky school to help educate students on the financial ABCs. Additionally, each day one entrant will be drawn to receive an Apple iPhone, *in the form of a $200 Apple giftcard, to help that parent stay in touch with his or her children, and stay on top of his or h ...


27.08.2013

With Child Identity Theft Cases on the Rise, TransUnion Prepares Parents for Back-to-School Season

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 08/19/13 -- While it seems like summer just began, back-to-school season is here. TransUnion, one of the three national credit reporting companies, wants to remind parents to work with their children to help minimize their child's risk of becoming a victim of child identity theft. As children head back to school, parents will be filling out forms with personal information and sending their kids off with information in their school bags. Children make a tempt ...


19.08.2013

The 4 Most Expensive Canadian Travel Myths... Busted

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/19/13 -- Don't leave home without it - RateSupermarket.ca's vacation costs study finds that when it comes to the necessities and potential savings associated with travel insurance, Canadian travellers can be clueless.Despite being seasoned flyers - 32 million Canadians took outbound flights last year(i) - persisting confusion can cost travellers an arm and a leg in sky high medical bills or lost possessions."The right travel insurance cover ...


19.08.2013

TransUnion Survey Finds Nearly a Quarter of Americans Have Abandoned New Year's Financial Resolutions

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 08/08/13 -- While many consumers are enjoying last-minute summer vacations before the kids go back to school, TransUnion finds that more than half of Americans are focused on fun in the sun instead of their financial resolutions they set back in January. TransUnion reminds consumers to take time this summer to conduct a mid-year checkup and evaluate their financial goals for 2013.According to a recent Google Consumer survey commissioned by TransUnion, nearly a qu ...


08.08.2013

Report: Americans Hit With $14 Billion in Grey Charges on Credit and Debit Cards

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/25/13 -- , the leading personal finance protection company, today delivered a landmark industry report revealing that American cardholders paid $14.3 billion in deceptive Grey Charges in 2012. The report also explores the impact on US card issuers, totaling their losses at $562 million.BillGuard retained , a leading research and advisory firm with expertise in financial services, to conduct the study to examine the grey charge problem among US debit and credi ...


25.07.2013

New Dental Study Reveals Fear of the Bill Is Worse Than Fear of the Drill

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/16/13 -- In a city where your smile can make or break you, it's shocking that more than one million Los Angeles residents have visited the dentist only once or not at all in the past 10 years, according to a released today by Empirica Research and Santa Monica-based , the simple, free alternative to dental insurance™. Nearly five million Angelenos lack dental insurance and more than half of that population reported not getting any preventative care a ...


16.07.2013

As the Nation Celebrates the 4th of July, TransUnion Reminds Consumers to Recommit to Healthy Financial Habits, Celebrate Freedom From Debt

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 07/01/13 -- As consumers across America celebrate Independence Day with family and friends with fireworks and BBQs, reminds them to take this mid-year opportunity to also reassess their financial resolutions for 2013, recommit to healthy financial habits and begin celebrating their freedom from debt."The summer months are a great time for you to reevaluate your financial resolutions from January and recommit to practicing smart financial habits that can lea ...


01.07.2013

TransUnion Reminds Consumers to Keep Their Identities Safe While Enjoying Their Summer Vacations

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 06/24/13 -- Summer is officially here. School is out. And for many, that means summer vacation and traveling. For most, that means fun in the sun, and many consumers are not likely thinking about the . TransUnion takes this opportunity to remind vacationers to keep their identity safe while enjoying their summer vacations."Unfortunately, criminals are always thinking of ways to steal your identity and identity thieves love the summer months because you let y ...


24.06.2013

TransUnion Launches "TransUnion's Baby Shower Blowout Sweepstakes," Will Award One Lucky Expectant Family With $5,000 From Diapers.com

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 06/05/13 -- With the rising cost of bringing a child into the world, TransUnion wants to remind consumers that with proper financial planning, they can lower the and focus on the joyful event. Today, TransUnion announces the launch of its on Facebook to help one lucky expectant family welcome their newest addition.According to a 2010 USDA report, the average middle-income family will spend roughly $12,000 on child-related expenses in their baby's first yea ...


05.06.2013

Financially Fit Teens Win $50,000 in Scholarships From H&R Block

KANSAS CITY, MO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/30/13 -- (NYSE: HRB) - In a face-off of financial wits, 16 teams of high school students from across the country battled for more than $56,000 in college scholarships during the finals of the H&R Block Dollars & Sense National Challenge. Held April 24-27 at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, Calif. competitors demonstrated their financial acumen in an online simulation created to increase teens' personal finance s ...


30.04.2013

HOW TO EAT AN ELEPHANT? MONEY.CA Book Review

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/25/13 -- Editors note: There is a photo and a video associated with this press release.Not exactly what you had in mind when you think elephants but this analogy turned idiom is a great way to describe and explain the complexities of personal finance in an easy and manageable way.Frank Wiginton has developed a reputation as an easy-to-understand financial educator and has written an interesting book entitled "HOW TO EAT AN ELEPHANT - ACHIEVING FINANC ...


25.04.2013

TransUnion Finds Nearly Half of Americans Fearful of Having Their Identity Stolen From a Social Media Site

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/24/13 -- From reconnecting with an old friend from grade school, to hearing about a friend's job promotion, to viewing photos of a colleague's new baby -- social media has made it easy for consumers to share information from exciting news all the way down to letting their social media circles of friends know where they are getting their morning coffee. Unfortunately, along with this sharing comes the opportunity for thieves to use the personal inform ...


24.04.2013

TransUnion Reveals a Third of Americans Have Not Checked Their Credit in a Year... or Ever

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/02/13 -- With the challenging economic conditions of the recent years, there is no better time than now for consumers to brush up on their personal finance ABC's, evaluate their own financial situation and identify areas that need improvement. Unfortunately, not all Americans are taking the time to assess their financial health. April is Financial Literacy Month and TransUnion takes this opportunity to remind consumers to continually review their and per ...


02.04.2013

NestWise Unveils New Financial Fitness Tracks to Help Middle Class Americans Develop Strong Financial Behaviors

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/02/13 -- NestWise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of LPL Holdings Inc. designed to provide personal affordable finance advice to Americans in the middle-class, is now offering Financial Fitness Tracks, innovative new programs that will help middle-class Americans build the kind of financial habits to help shape a stronger financial future. Financial Fitness Tracks help clients align their financial decisions with what they value most."Our Financial Fitne ...


02.04.2013

The True Cost of Ownership

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/02/13 -- Making the decision to purchase your first home is huge. In fact, it's probably the biggest financial decision you will ever make - and one not to be taken lightly. That is why it is important to do your research and understand the true costs of ownership before you take the plunge."We have this notion that in order to be successful, you have to get an education, get a job and ," says Jeffrey Schwartz, executive director of Consoli ...


02.04.2013

IT Professional Uses Tough Economy To Master His Finances

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/18/13 -- For some people the recession meant rough times for their finances. Read how one IT professional used it as a time to master his finances and overcome depression. Now he is prospering and happier than ever less than a year later.Meet Jeremy Biberdorf, a website marketing professional in Vancouver, Canada. Although he had been doing professional website marketing since 2000, he happened to fall upon tough times when the recent recession ...


18.03.2013

NestWise Survey Finds That Majority of Middle-Class Households Are Optimistic About Financial Future, Yet Nearly Half Are Living Paycheck to Paycheck

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/18/13 -- Almost half of all middle-class households (45%) spend equal to or greater than their monthly earnings, and the majority of these households are not prepared for potential setbacks with a sufficient emergency fund -- according to a new survey released today by NestWise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of LPL Holdings Inc. designed to provide personal and affordable financial advice to Americans in the middle class. Additionally, survey results found th ...


18.03.2013

Manilla Expands Its Network, Adding 54,000 Small Businesses in Just Three Months

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 03/13/13 -- , the leading, free and secure service that allows consumers to manage their bills and other personal accounts on desktop, tablet and mobile devices, today announced that users have added more than 54,000 local business accounts since rolling out the new Custom Accounts feature in December 2012. The new feature allows customers to add local and small businesses not already available among the company's more than 3,500 national biller library, ena ...


13.03.2013

TransUnion Helps Consumers Prepare for Filing Taxes Safely, On-Time

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/28/13 -- While the weeks leading up to the April 15 tax filing deadline can be unnerving for millions of Americans, TransUnion encourages consumers to start early to minimize stress, file safely to minimize exposure to tax fraud, and to put their tax refund, if expecting one, to good use by paying down existing debt to ."Whether consumers expect to receive a refund or anticipate having a tax bill to pay, it is important to correctly make a plan now and be ...


28.02.2013

Credit Karma Selects SHIFT as Agency of Record

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/21/13 -- , Inc. today announced that CreditKarma.com has selected the award-winning firm as its agency of record following a competitive review process. SHIFT's consumer technology team in San Francisco will manage the account, having in-depth prior experience in the personal finance space.As agency of record, SHIFT will be primarily responsible for broadening CreditKarma.com's mainstream consumer awareness, and aiding in the company's cont ...


21.02.2013

Informa Research Services to Provide Data for the Finance App on Windows 8

CALABASAS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/19/13 -- Informa Research Services, Inc. (), a subsidiary of Informa plc (LSE: INF), announced it is providing Microsoft Corp. financial product interest rate data for the Finance app on Windows 8. This powerful tool provides Windows 8 users with some of the most current, locally relevant financial product information available.The financial product information appearing in the Finance app for Windows 8 helps users better understand what financial institution ...


19.02.2013

TransUnion Reveals Nearly One in Five Couples Does Not Talk About Their Finances Until After Marriage

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/13/13 -- As Valentine's Day approaches, many couples will celebrate their love for each other by spending time together, exchanging gifts and maybe discussing their future together. Today, TransUnion celebrates happy couples across America and reminds them of the importance of taking time to discuss financial goals and vowing to put their best financial foot forward.A recent Google Consumer Survey of married Americans commissioned by found that nearly one ...


13.02.2013

/ CORRECTION - TransUnion Reveals U.S. Metro Areas With Best / Worst Credit Scores

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/07/13 -- In the news release, "TransUnion Reveals U.S. Metro Areas with Best / Worst Credit Scores," issued earlier today by TransUnion, we are advised by the company that the contact phone number should be "512.351.3512" rather than "312.985.3299" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.CHICAGO, IL -- February 7, 2013 As consumers across the nation begin their New Year's financial resolutions, TransUnion has rev ...


07.02.2013

TransUnion Reveals U.S. Metro Areas With Best / Worst Credit Scores

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/07/13 -- As consumers across the nation begin their New Year's financial resolutions, TransUnion has revealed a ranking of metropolitan areas with the highest and lowest consumer credit score in the country. The metropolitan areas at the very top of the class are San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA and San Francisco-Oakland-Freemont, CA. Memphis, TN metropolitan area ranked lowest."Just as an individual's is a measure of the risk that consumer pr ...


07.02.2013

LowestRates.ca Set to Launch Its "My Lucky Valentine" February Promotion

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/01/13 -- Love is in the air and LowestRates.ca is thrilled to announce the start of its February giveaway, "My Lucky Valentine". From February 1st to the 28th, every Canadian that completes a mortgage, auto insurance, or life insurance inquiry form on will be entered into a draw to win up to $300.LowestRates.ca provides Canadians with a fast and convenient way to save two of their most valuable assets - time and money. By using to search for mo ...


01.02.2013

Jemstep Launches Portfolio Manager to Help People Lock In More Money for Retirement

LOS ALTOS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/13 -- , the online investment advisor, today announced the launch of Jemstep Portfolio Manager, a powerful yet easy-to-use investment guidance and portfolio management service for individual investors. Combining the personalized attention of a private wealth manager with proven strategies and analytics used by institutional money managers, Portfolio Manager tells investors exactly what to buy, sell, and hold, to maintain the optimal portfolio for their ret ...


30.01.2013

Lead Generation Professional, Brian Garlock, Joins Informa Research Services

CALABASAS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/29/13 -- Informa Research Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Informa plc (LSE: INF), announced today that Brian Garlock, a veteran in online advertising and lead generation sales, has joined the company as Director of Business Development, Media Partnership Division."In 2012, Informa acquired ICANBUY and expanded our lead generation capabilities," said Michael E. Adler, President and Managing Director of Informa Research Services. "Our improved of ...


29.01.2013

TransUnion's Season for Saving Facebook Video Contest Won by Hilmar, CA Woman

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 12/20/12 -- Today, TransUnion announced that Mariah Vitoria from Hilmar, CA has won its Season for Saving Facebook Video Contest and $10,000 in cash to help her begin her 2013 off on the right financial footing.The contest, launched November 12 on the TransUnion Facebook page, centered on the importance of budgeting and money management during the holiday season. The TransUnion Facebook page also provided to all who visited and voted for their favorite entrant. N ...


20.12.2012

Manilla Helps Nearly 50 Percent of Cardholders Avoid Late Fees During Holiday Season, According to New Data From Manilla.com

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/19/12 -- New data released today from account management service provides new insights on consumer behavior as it pertains to credit card spending and debt during the holiday season. Manilla is the leading free and secure service that allows consumers to manage their bills and other personal accounts on desktop, tablet and mobile devices.In November alone, Manilla sent automated email and SMS text reminders to 43 percent of its active customers, alerting them ...


19.12.2012

UK Car Insurer ingenie Says EU Ruling is a Step Towards Individually Assessed Insurance Premiums

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 12/18/12 -- According to ingenie, a for 17-25 year olds, the EU gender ruling is set to highlight the benefits of insuring young people based on how they drive. The change in the law comes into force from 21st December 2012.Many of the major players in the UK car insurance industry have reacted strongly against the ruling which will mean that insurers can no longer take gender into account when calculating the price of car insurance. The British Insura ...


18.12.2012

TransUnion Survey Finds More Than Half of Americans Resolve to Commit to Financial Fitness in 2013

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 12/17/12 -- With only a week until Christmas, many consumers are still out buying and wrapping gifts for loved ones, but TransUnion finds that more than half of Americans are already looking ahead to 2013 and to achieving their financial resolutions in the New Year.According to a recent Zogby Analytics survey commissioned by TransUnion, more than half of Americans surveyed (53.5 percent) say one of their for 2013 is to save more money. This was followed closely b ...


17.12.2012

BillGuard Infographic Provides Tips to Protect Consumers From Grey Charges for Safer Online Shopping This Holiday Season

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/05/12 -- , the leading provider of transaction monitoring and resolution services, today unveiled an infographic that sheds new light on deceptive and erroneous charges -- also referred to as "Grey Charges" -- that includes tips on how to avoid them. These charges often are the result of companies that are banking on the fact that people don't read the fine print or verify their transactions as carefully as they should.With Cyber Monday in a 30 ...


05.12.2012

One App to Rule Them All: Pageonce Enhances Service to Position Itself as the Clear Leader in Mobile Bill Pay

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/29/12 -- Pageonce - Money & Bills, the award winning mobile app that makes it easy for consumers to track and pay all of their bills in one place, today announced a new and improved version of its free service. The latest version aims to deliver all of the recommended functionality outlined by Javelin Strategy & Research in its April 2012 report, "Bill Pay Innovators, What Challengers Must Do To Reshape How Americans Pay Bills.""People ...


29.11.2012

Toronto's Lowest Rates Inc. Strives to Help Canadian Consumers Find the Lowest Rates Anywhere, Instantly, with the Launch of LowestRates.ca

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- provides Canadians with a fast and convenient way to save two of their most valuable assets - time and money. By using to search for mortgage, insurance, and credit card offers, Canadians can literally save themselves thousands of dollars in just minutes.allows Canadians to compare offers from leading financial institutions all in one place. The website aims to supply consumers with the necessary tools and unbiased information to find the lowest ...


28.11.2012

2012 Holiday Season Shopping Spending Plans Revealed by TransUnion Study

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 11/19/12 -- With Halloween long gone and Black Friday and Cyber Monday just days away, holiday shoppers are making their list and checking it twice -- and getting ready to head to shopping malls and the Internet to find the best deals for 2012. TransUnion provides shoppers with tips to help them have a happy holiday shopping season while and avoiding the holiday shopping hangover in January.According to a recent Zogby Analytics survey commissioned by TransUnion, ...


19.11.2012

BillGuard Collaborates With the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Protect US Consumers

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/12 -- , the leading provider of transaction monitoring and resolution services, today announced that it is collaborating with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau () on the sharing of data to better protect US consumers from questionable sales and billing practices. This announcement was made today at the CFPB's 'Project Catalyst' event in Mountain View, CA, where CFPB Director Richard Cordray unveiled the bureau's plans to support c ...


14.11.2012

TransUnion Celebrates Holiday Shopping Season and the Launch of TransUnion Plus With a "Season for Saving" Facebook Video Contest

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 11/12/12 -- While Thanksgiving may be a couple weeks away, many Americans are already gearing up for this year's holiday shopping season. As shoppers prepare to hunt for the best deals, TransUnion today launches the first online tool that not only combines their credit information and identity theft protection services, but also allows them to better manage and budget their money.According to a new Zogby Analytics survey commissioned by TransUnion, nearly one ...


12.11.2012

BillGuard Expands Award-Winning Credit Card Protection to Digital Wallets

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/05/12 -- , the world's first transaction monitoring and resolution provider, which announced earlier this month that its award-winning credit card protection service was available to consumers via Apple , has announced that Lemon Inc., makers of the popular , has selected BillGuard to provide card protection for its 2.5 million digital wallet customers. The integrated service is now live on both iOS and Android versions of the Lemon Wallet. Having consum ...


05.11.2012

Don't Panic About Rising Bills: Budget Carefully, Says Debt Advisory Centre

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 10/31/12 -- Debt Advisory Centre, a leading provider of debt help in the UK, has advised energy customers not to panic about rising energy costs - but to review their bills and get their finances in order.This follows recent announcements from several of the 'big six' energy providers in the UK - British Gas, npower and Scottish Power - that they're increasing their energy tariffs for the winter ahead.Furthermore, the soaring cost of ener ...


31.10.2012

If You're Keeping Debt Secret, is it Time to Get Help?

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 10/23/12 -- A report by the Co-operative Bank suggests that Britons are keeping billions of pounds of debt secret from their partners.The report says that people in relationships in the UK are apparently keeping as much as GBP 41 billion of debt secret from their partners. The average debt belonging to those in relationships is said to be GBP 17,112. Men admit to GBP 14,228 debt on average - and women, GBP 22,418 on average.But why are we keeping our de ...


23.10.2012

TransUnion Encourages Fans to Check Their Credit Report and Scores This Football Season

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 10/16/12 -- Fall is for football and football's all about playing both offense and defense for the entire game. So is managing your overall credit. Go on the offensive and get a better understanding of your credit history and score and how it can help you qualify for the best interest rates on mortgages, auto loans, credit cards and more. Huddle up with TransUnion and learn -- and why it is important to review both your credit report and VantageScore®.While ...


16.10.2012

BillGuard Saves Consumers Over $1 Million in Erroneous and Deceptive Charges

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 10/16/12 -- , the world's first online bill monitoring and resolution management provider, today announced it has saved consumers more than one million dollars since making its free online service available last year. The one-millionth dollar saved was for magazine subscriptions on Matt Curtis's credit card bill, which ultimately will put $115 back into his pocket each year."I was stunned to learn that this charge had been tacking on to my credit c ...


16.10.2012

Category Leader Manilla Aligns With Top Magazine Publishers That Reach More Than 70 Million Households Monthly

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 09/19/12 -- Manilla (), the leading free and secure service that allows consumers to easily manage their bills and other personal accounts on desktop, tablet and mobile devices, announced today a partnership with Hearst, Rodale and Condé Nast, three of the world's largest magazine publishers. By partnering with Manilla, select magazine titles will receive new digital targeted messaging and marketing capabilities, resulting in increased subscriber lifetime va ...


19.09.2012

As Back-to-School Season Begins, TransUnion Offers Tips to Help Prevent Child Identity Theft

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 08/29/12 -- As the school year fast approaches, reminds parents to work with their children to help minimize their child's risk of becoming a victim of child identity theft. Children make a tempting target for identity thieves as theft of a child's identity may go undetected for years -- with possible serious consequences.According to the Federal Trade Commission, more than 19,000 cases of child were reported in 2011, up from about 6,000 in 2003." ...


29.08.2012

Trulia and CNNMoney Extend Longstanding Partnership, Providing Access to Millions of Real Estate Listings and Local Stats

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/20/12 -- Trulia and CNNMoney today announced the continuation of their partnership, marking the third year that Trulia will serve as the exclusive provider of to CNNMoney, one of the world's top destinations for in-depth coverage of the housing market and breaking financial news. CNNMoney will continue to incorporate Trulia's real estate marketplace, local stats, trends and analysis into the website's deep editorial content to help users u ...


20.08.2012

Bills.com: Consumer Debt Decreases 14.6% to $12,986 in First Half of 2012

SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/24/12 -- Consumer money resource Bills.com today released its America's Debt Report for the first half of 2012. The report reflected larger economic trends, with overall improvement but persistent areas of concern such as credit card spending and the number of accounts in collection.While overall debt among those seeking fell nearly 15% to an average of $12,986 and the size of many average debt balances declined, collection accounts and credit card debt ...


24.07.2012

Credit Karma Launches the First Truly Free Credit Monitoring iPhone App

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/18/12 -- CreditKarma.com, the consumer's credit advocate, today released its free iPhone® app, Credit Karma Mobile. The app provides US consumers with the first and only way to get a free credit score and free credit monitoring on-the-go. Consumers who download the app can quickly register for free in minutes.In addition to receiving a free credit score, Credit Karma Mobile users may also register for free credit monitoring and receive notifications ...


18.07.2012

TransUnion Launches New TransUnion Total to Help Consumers in the Fight Against Identity Theft

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 07/16/12 -- With nearly 19 people falling victim to identity theft every minute*, more and more consumers are looking for a solution to help them monitor their identity. With the launch today of , consumers can now receive a more comprehensive identity theft protection solution that provides them with extended identity theft protection services, in addition to credit monitoring.A new JZ Analytics survey commissioned by TransUnion revealed that more than three qua ...


16.07.2012

TransUnion Study Finds More Than Half of Americans Unhappy With Their Current Debt Situation

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 07/02/12 -- As consumers across America celebrate Independence Day with family and friends at pool parties, picnics and BBQs, reminds them to take this mid-year opportunity to also reevaluate their financial resolutions of 2012, recommit to healthy financial habits and begin celebrating their freedom from debt.According to a recent JZ Analytics survey commission by TransUnion more than half (50.8 percent) of Americans surveyed said they are unhappy with their cur ...


02.07.2012

Personal Capital Wins Finovate "Best in Show"

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/11/12 -- 's new iPhone app won "Best of Show" at FinovateSpring 2012, the world's foremost platform for financial innovation. Personal Capital now has two consecutive Finovate awards. It won "Best of Show" at FinovateFall 2011 for the official launch of the company's online wealth management service."Since our September 2011 launch, we've made rapid progress towards being the one-stop solution for clients to m ...


11.06.2012

PostFinance Partners With Strands Finance to Build Their PFM Solution, E-Cockpit

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/04/12 -- , a leading provider of world-class (PFM) solutions, is pleased to be a technology partner of , a leading financial institution and payment transactions provider in Switzerland. Strands Finance's market-leading technology, , is incorporated into PostFinance's new powerful PFM tool, , and is now available to all 2.8M retail banking clients."By partnering with Strands Finance we've created E-Cockpit, an innovative new tool tha ...


04.06.2012

Bills.com Top 2012 Consumer Money Questions Shift From Recession to Recovery

SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/16/12 -- Consumer money resource Bills.com today shared the top five questions asked of its free question and answer service in the first quarter of 2012. Compiled by the team of personal finance experts that works directly with customer questions, this edition of the list demonstrates a shift away from recession-related questions towards topics more focused on recovery.The most popular topic amongst consumers in the first part of 2012 was the federal govern ...


16.05.2012

Macey Bankruptcy Law's Optimism on Bank of America's Offer

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 05/10/12 -- Bank of America committed $11 billion in a deal with state attorneys general and the U.S. Department of Justice for mortgage principal reduction, but executives say they will go beyond that if American borrowers respond to their offer.The attorneys at advise clients to take a look at the letter if you received one. This deal may sound like it is too good to be true but for about 200,000 homeowners, Bank of America will be offering mortgage principal ...


10.05.2012

Financial Services and Big-Data Executive Mary Anne Keegan Joins Rapidly Growing BillGuard as CMO

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/08/12 -- , the personal finance security company, today announced that Mary Anne Keegan has joined the company as its chief marketing officer (CMO). With over 15 years of successful executive leadership spanning consumer and financial services marketing, brand management and sales, Keegan is in a unique position to develop and execute BillGuard's marketing and communications strategies. She will continue to expand BillGuard's growing consumer p ...


08.05.2012

Remote Control for Your Money

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/08/12 -- How can you manage your money when you're not at your computer? Personal Capital's new iPhone app gives you complete control across all your accounts at all your financial institutions:- Check current balances and recent transactions on all of your bank, credit card and brokerage accounts.Monitor your total income and spending, with quick comparisons to prior months.- Track and understand your entire investment portfolio across all you ...


08.05.2012

How to Cut Your 2012 Taxes

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/12/12 -- If your 2011 tax bill came as a shock, don't let it happen again this year. Here are four tax-reduction tactics for your investment portfolio:- Sell losers to capture tax deductions. - Hold big gainers to avoid capital gains tax.- Optimize your assets across taxable and tax-deferred accounts. - High-turnover mutual funds distribute capital gains."Most investment managers focus on pre-tax return," said Bill Harris, CEO or . " ...


12.04.2012

Law Office Offers Consumers a Second Chance

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 04/04/12 -- Credit card debt, unpaid medical bills, underwater mortgages; there are multiple reasons why consumers may fall financially behind. However, regardless what the reason may be, one law firm has been offering those consumers a second chance for decades., founded in 1994, focuses on working one-on-one with consumers to find the best possible outcome for each individual financial situation. With over 99 offices across the US, the firm stays abreast of dif ...


04.04.2012

EXPERT RESOURCE: Personal Finance Security Expert Resource Available to Media Covering Credit Card Breach, April 2, 8am ET, Global Payments Press Conference

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 04/01/12 -- Media covering the recent massive MasterCard and Visa credit card breach can get expert comment on steps consumers can and must take to protect themselves against fraud and scams from CEO of new nationwide credit card protection network, Yaron Samid. Details are below.WHO: Yaron Samid, CEO of , a nationwide credit card protection network that was specifically built to address this type of credit card breach. Based in New York City, Yaron is engaging, ...


01.04.2012

The Ins and Outs of Pre-Bankruptcy Credit Counseling

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 03/27/12 -- When Congress passed the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) in 2005, it became mandatory for anyone entering bankruptcy to complete a credit counseling session at least 180 days prior to filing.In order for the credit counseling to be valid in bankruptcy court it must meet certain qualifications. As one of the nation's most experience bankruptcy law firms, wishes to inform consumers of those qualifications in an effo ...


27.03.2012

Speaker Lineup for 7th Annual Spring Value Investing Congress Announced

OMAHA, NE -- (Marketwire) -- 03/21/12 -- Schwartz Tilson Information, Inc. today announced the updated speaker lineup for the , which will be held for the first time in Omaha, Nebraska. The conference, on May 6 and 7, 2012 at Omaha's CenturyLink Center, immediately follows the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting."There have been some promising signs recently, but the question on everyone's mind is whether or not the recovery is for real," said Whitney Tilson, co-founder of th ...


21.03.2012

Making Financial Reconstruction Possible After Bankruptcy: The Nation's Largest Bankruptcy Law Firm Educates Consumers on the Variety of Ways to Rebuild Credit After Going Through a Bankruptcy

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 03/16/12 -- Going through a can be tough, as it means starting over financially and rebuilding everything from scratch. It is that somewhat stark realization that deters many people from filing, even when it may be the best possible option.The attorneys at , the nation's largest bankruptcy law firm having been helping clients in financial distress for almost two decades and want consumers to know that there are a variety of easy ways to rebuild financial st ...


16.03.2012

Touch Your Money

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/14/12 -- 41% of Americans give themselves a C, D, or F on their knowledge of personal finance. 56% do NOT track their expenses. And 76% want advice from a financial professional.(1) Now, there's an app for that."Never before has your financial life been so up close and personal," said Bill Harris, CEO of . "Touch your net worth. Swipe from account to account. Pinch and zoom your investments. Flick through your transactions. This app t ...


14.03.2012



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