Financial News: Credit Cards for Stay-at-Home Spouses

If you are a stay-at-home spouse or partner, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has revised a regulation that should soon make it easier for you to acquire a credit card. If you do not work and are at least 21 years old, you are now permitted to apply for a line of credit based on […]

Sequester and FAA Furloughs, Oh My!

Using a number of patchwork solutions, proposition band-aids, and misaligned bi-partisan agreements the United States Government is still functioning. Through the tumultuous first two quarters of this year, America has seen a lot of financial turbulence while the financial markets try to make the most of a bad situation. Enter health care benefit changes and […]

Fiscal Cliff of 2012

Fiscal Cliffs and National Woes There is a lot of debate about the best course of action for the nation as a whole and just how the government should address the financial concerns of it’s people. Should the government extend tax cuts for the top 2% of the nation to keep this valuable revenue stream? […]

Home Depot offers up Cheaper Prices

Recently, the U.S. Government passed litigation that limited the amount credit card agencies could charge retailers that process credit cards, such as Home Depot, Lowe’s, and other consumer heavy businesses. This regulation was also connected to the backlash following the banking crisis that illuminated a lot of the common populous to some of the inner […]

The Credit Card Act and the Stay-at-home Mom

In the modern society of today, it is a full time job to raise children – let alone provide for their needs appropriately. With unemployment floating around 8% according to recent reports and the number of families considered poverty level, there are more Americans, namely mothers, working full time jobs right at home. Any parent […]