From the category archives:


Bank Failures Continue to Grow

November 18, 2009

Back in August I wrote bank failures by the numbers at that time there had been a total of 69 banks fail in the US during 2009. Unfortunately it is time to update those stats a little and provide a little more details on what the FDIC has been up to. To date the FDIC […]

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It’s All About Teamwork

September 24, 2009

In case you missed it somewhere, football is a team sport.  The quarterback cannot win the game on his own, he needs the defense, the offensive line, the receivers, running backs, and special teams to get the job done. Teams have to be cohesive and they have to work together for anything to happen. In […]

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Understanding Your Credit Score

August 26, 2009

Your credit score is essentially a number which should depict the creditworthiness of any given individual. Contrary to popular belief there is more than one credit score as each vendor will typically use their own calculation to arrive at your magic number. This mystical magical number may seem unimportant early in life but can have […]

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Managing a Checking Account

August 13, 2009

Saving is kind of a set it and forget it process, once you get your accounts setup and your transfers in place there isn’t much, if any, account management that needs to take place. A checking account, however, requires you to actively manage and track your funds. The most basic form of checking account management […]

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Types of Deposit Accounts

August 10, 2009

When you first start earning money it is time to get a banking account. Back in the day, and I mean way back in the day, it may have been a good idea to keep your money in a jar under the bed but at this point you really should keep your money in bank […]

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