Chris Metinko

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More Than 171 Million People Now Have a Credit Card, and They Are Really Using It

More Than 171 Million People Now Have a Credit Card, and They Are Really Using It

If you notice more people busting out a credit card, there is a reason.

Inside the Changing Ways We Use Credit

Inside the Changing Ways We Use Credit

Once upon a time it was rare to see someone pay for coffee with a credit card, but not anymore. Americans love buying even the smallest things with plastic.

Maybe Americans Are Learning by Not Taking Social Security Too Soon

Maybe Americans Are Learning by Not Taking Social Security Too Soon

Americans are getting better with this whole retirement thing, as only 28% say they plan to take the benefit when eligible at 62.

A Guide to Future Fed Decisions and You

A Guide to Future Fed Decisions and You

With low interest rates and solid markets, many investors have been more than happy to keep money in the equities market, but those times may be changing.

Millennials Are Financially Confident, But Without a Plan

Millennials Are Financially Confident, But Without a Plan

Millennials have a vision of the American Dream, but they may not have a plan to actually reach it