• November 28, 2022

It’s An Omnichannel Holiday: Online Stays Strong As Shoppers Return To Stores

Americans embraced in-person shopping this Black Friday weekend, returning to stores and malls in big numbers. But early results for the weekend showed that consumers’ love affair with online shopping remains …

Holiday Inflation Watch: Thanksgiving Travel & Menus Took A Hit

The holiday inflation watch continues. This time, it’s Thanksgiving and plenty of consumers are feeling ungrateful for inflation as it slashed travel plans and slimmed down portions this year. In the …

First Legal Cannabis Retail Licenses Hit New York’s Massive Market

A mere 20 years after this article’s cover photo was taken, New York State is about to welcome its first-ever legal cannabis retail dispensaries. In November, New York’s Office of Cannabis …

Former Deutsche Bank Director Files Lawsuit That He Was ‘Scape Goat’ In LIBOR Scandal

Raymond J. Donovan resigned as labor secretary under President Ronald Reagan while facing criminal charges for having previously schemed to defraud New York City. Donovan was defiant and when a jury …

Here’s The Latest Tax Scam Being Protected By State Governments

There are always “legal” tax scams for the truly wealthy. That’s one reason they use power, influence, and money to continue their power, influence, and money. Sometimes they get caught, though, …

Even With Crypto Crashing And Burning, It Still Has Its Touts

The utter collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX isn’t new. Crypto has been rife with mismanagement, ineptitude, wishful thinking—and also lying, scamming, and nihilistic hopelessness. Discussing crypto assets can be confounding and …

As Graduate School Student Loan Debt Balloons, It’s Time To Implement Borrowing Caps

With our student loan debt crisis raging on and Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan now officially paused, it’s easy to see why parents of college students — and college school students …

Inflation Rates By Country: How Does The U.S. Stack Up?

Key Takeaways The US inflation rate is currently at 7.7%, which remains high by historical standards. However, on a global scale it looks practically miniscule, with some countries currently experiencing over …

How To Navigate Credit And Financial Risk In An Unstable Economy

I recently interviewed Sundeep Yerapotina, Chief Risk Officer (CRO CRO ) for Rewards Branded Cards at Citi, who is an expert in the field of personal finance and credit risk management …

Mortgage Demand Down Up To 88% From This Time Last Year

Key Takeaways Mortgage refinance applications are down 88% since this time last year, with new mortgage applications also down 46% over the same period. It comes off the back of rapidly …

How To Trade And Win Big In Today’s Volatile

Retail investing can be a lonely existence, especially in a bear market. When the market is red hot, people are generally excited to share their tips and strategies with friends, family …

A Second Chance For One Entrepreneur Rebounding After Federal Prison

Each year the President of the United States pardons a Thanksgiving Turkey, sparing them from one of America’s dinner tables and sending them on to life at some area children’s zoo. …

What’s Next For Student Loan Forgiveness?

Every week there seems to be a new development in the battle for student loan forgiveness, adding to the confusion. Let’s review the current status of student loan forgiveness and what’s …