Possible Relief for Consumers with Low Credit Scores
August 28, 2014  | By Kevin Smith

Changes to a widely used credit score may make it more likely for consumers struggling with low scores to obtain loans. Fair Isaac Corporation’s newest FICO┬« credit scoring model will change certain aspects of how it computes the information on…Read More

The 2014 Social Security Trustees Report: What Does the Future Hold?
August 22, 2014  | By Kevin Smith

Every year, the Trustees of the Social Security Trust Funds release a report to Congress on the current financial condition and projected financial outlook of the program. This year’s report, released on July 28, contains valuable information about the health…Read More

Retirement Myths and Realities
August 5, 2014  | By Kevin Smith

We all have some preconceived notions about what retirement will be like. But how do those notions compare with the reality of retirement? Here are four common retirement myths to consider. 1. My retirement won’t last that long The good…Read More