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Create your own personal pension? It's possible
(BPT) - Retirement planning has certainly changed a lot over the years, hasn’t it? First came pensions, or defined benefit plans, with their guaranteed income for life. After that it was 401(k)s. These plans focused on growing wealth from the stock and bond markets. Your pension and 401(k) wer ...
America's smartphone obsession extends to mobile banking
(BPT) - There’s no denying it — smartphones have become essential to daily life. From the smallest to the most complex of tasks, we’ve adopted a mobile-first mindset. For an increasing number of adults, this means their smartphone is never too far out of reach.In fact, if you&rsquo ...
Planning for the cost of college without breaking the bank
(BPT) - College costs in the U.S. are on the rise.According to the latest College Board survey, the average price tag for an in-state public college for the 2014–2015 academic year averaged $23,410, and a private college averaged $46,272. This is a 3 percent increase from the year before.Anoth ...
How to pay with your credit or debit EMV chip card [Infographic]
(BPT) - To continue to fight fraudulent activities, the U.S. is shifting to chip-enabled credit and debit cards that will be used at new chip card readers in stores and at ATMS.To view and download the animated infographic, click here.
5 money tips for safe international travel
(BPT) - When you picture your dream vacation, where do you go? Do you lay on the beach in Mexico? Climb the Alps in Switzerland, go fishing in Canada or explore the amazing wildlife of Australia? Do you see the Great Wall in China or travel on safari in Africa? Any of these exciting adventures could ...
7 tips to avoid lottery scams
(BPT) - You think this is the happiest day of your life. Before you is a letter, email or text message informing you that you’ve just won the lottery. You might even receive a check with the letter stating it is part of your winnings. The communication states all you have to do is pay the pro ...
5 ways to put social media on your restaurant's menu
(BPT) - Is social media marketing on your restaurant’s menu? It should be. These days a social media campaign is an essential component of any marketing plan and this is especially true for restaurants. Unlike many other industries, restaurants have the unique opportunity to meet their custome ...
How women can plan for their financial futures
(BPT) - Are women more diligent savers than men? A 2014 study conducted by Fidelity Investments seems to suggest so. Fidelity’s research found that women saved more than men in their 401(k) plans, as of the year ending Sept. 30, 2014. This stems from the fact that women joined their employer&r ...
Financial agility improves with age
(BPT) - When it comes to retirement, practice makes perfect.Retirees become increasingly adept at managing their expenses and income as they age, according to new research. Retirees report becoming better at controlling spending, feeling more financially secure and finding creative ways to cut expen ...
Banking on the go: The future of digital banking [infographic]
(BPT) - Digital banking technology keeps making it much easier for U.S. consumers to manage their finances on the go. So easy, in fact, that a new Chase survey found that a third of them bank on their phone and online more than a year ago -- and many are doing it at work, at the store or even while ...
The one security improvement businesses must make by October
(BPT) - Follow the news and it’s easy to see that payment fraud has become the largest theft-related threat facing business and consumers in the United States, as well as around the world. The cost of payment card fraud grew by 19 percent globally in 2013, hitting $14 billion, according to res ...
What's the Makers Movement about? Reinventing the world one child at a time
(BPT) - Can kids playing with Legos make the world a better place? Will children who build their own rocket ships or dollhouses go on to be the adult innovators of tomorrow, who take on the world’s challenges with technology and creativity? If 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee is an example of youn ...
9 practical tips to avoid payment scams
(BPT) - Payments fraud is serious business but with a few simple steps consumers can make themselves less vulnerable to potential scammers.One way consumers can protect themselves is through prepaid cards, a safe and secure financial tool, that accesses a set limit of funds and isn’t tied to a ...
Beat the heat of your bank account: Five tips for hot savings
(BPT) - You may be enjoying the fun and sun of summer activities, but your bank account may think otherwise. It’s difficult to save money this time of year, but with smart budgeting you can still enjoy everything the warm weather has to offer. Instead of forgoing the fun, consider cutting the ...
What you think you know about Social Security may be totally wrong
(BPT) - Americans may have faith in the Social Security system, but many still don’t really understand how it works. That’s a key take-away from a recent survey of Americans’ knowledge of Social Security retirement benefits. While 63 percent of respondents said they do believe Soci ...
It's time to talk about money: 5 steps to get you started
(BPT) - Money is a taboo topic — we’re taught not to talk about it from the time we’re kids. But research shows it’s also a source of stress, anxiety and tension for most Americans.In fact, 64 percent of adults experience stress about money, ranking it a higher source of stre ...
Millennials say they want to save for retirement, but a third aren't doing it
(BPT) - Nearly one in three millennials have no money saved for retirement, and a quarter of millennials – people between the ages of 18 and 34 – report owing more money than they have currently saved, according to a survey released by the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC).&ldquo ...
Business credit cards: 5 benefits to boost your small business
(BPT) - More and more American small businesses are using credit cards for business expenses, indicating a nationwide shift away from cash and checks toward more modern purchasing alternatives. In fact, according to Capital One’s latest Spark Business Barometer, 79 percent of business owners i ...
Young families: The cost vs. protection challenge
(BPT) - Being young and starting a family is one of the most exciting times in many people’s lives as there are lots of opportunities ahead and so many memories to make together. Unfortunately, young families are often the most vulnerable to life’s uncertainties. They’re the ones w ...
3 steps to prepare your credit for homeownership
(BPT) - Homeownership is a dream for many Americans, and maybe it’s one of yours as well. Making this dream a reality requires hard work, dedication and the proper preparation. You must figure out where you want to live, what type of home you desire, what you can afford and also how your credi ...
Six ways to make your business better this summer
(BPT) - Summer’s here so make sure to get out, enjoy the great weather and take a well-deserved break. And if you’re running a small business, this summer offers a great opportunity to take a deep breath before taking action to make your business even better as you head into the second h ...
Are You Prepared to Take a 30-Year Vacation?
(BPT) - Summer is vacation season. However, before the week or two of fun begins comes the hard part – planning and packing. There are so many things to consider depending on the type of experience a person wants to have and what they need to bring along.Now picture preparing for a 30-year vac ...
Investors are more pessimistic, but identifying opportunities [Infographic]
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The Cs of choosing diamonds and shingles: Knowing more means paying less
(BPT) - Shopping for an engagement ring can be confusing. But knowing the 4 C’s of picking a diamond – Cut, Color, Clarity and Carat – can help consumers get the best gem for their money. Shopping for roof shingles can be confusing, too. But knowing the 3 C’s of buying a new ...
5 smart, super-easy ways to manage your money on-the-go
(BPT) - Work commitments, family obligations, workout time and – if you’re lucky – playtime mean few minutes left over for something as mundane as money management. Yet staying on top of your finances is important, no matter how busy you are, which could be why a third of all Ameri ...
Health insurance hurdles? 4 times to ask for help
(BPT) - Millions of people each year find themselves in transition with their health care coverage. They may be leaving an employer and considering COBRA coverage, or may be nearing retirement and planning to enroll in Medicare. They may be able to use Medicaid for their children’s health care ...
4 ways to spread cheer and save your wallet this holiday season
(BPT) - The holiday season is often dubbed “the most wonderful time of the year,” but for many Americans, it can be an incredibly stressful time financially. The National Retail Federation predicts a 4.1 percent increase in sales this year, with the average American set to spend an estim ...
4 tips for protecting your identify and finances with prepaid cards
(BPT) - Many Americans use prepaid cards because they are a convenient, safe and secure way to manage their finances. In today’s digital world, prepaid cards can also help protect your privacy and money when making online transactions.Here are four tips for using prepaid cards as efficient ide ...
Tips to turn kids into money masters at any age
(BPT) - Most kids start learning about money earlier than a lot of people think—and it's usually from watching their parents. Three out of five young adults say their parents’ advice or example had the greatest influence over how they handle their finances today, according to findings fr ...
7 reasons tablets are good for your customers and your restaurant as well
(BPT) - In today’s digital age, more people are enjoying more experiences via mobile screens than ever before. Modern technology is changing every aspect of life and the restaurant industry is no different. Digital offerings, such as tablets, play a vital role in the future of the industry, bo ...
Tax tips for newly married couples
(BPT) - In most parts of the country, the months of June, August, September and October are the most popular for weddings. Whether recently married or anxiously counting the days until you tie the knot, there are some important tax implications that you and your spouse can’t afford to overlook ...
8 things every 20-something should know about insurance
(BPT) - Most 20-somethings can’t wait for the day when they are officially “on their own.” You know you’ve made it when you can make a big decision without having to check with mom and dad about footing the bill, thanks to that first real-world, salaried, benefits-included jo ...
What you need to know about that embedded microchip on your new credit and debit card
(BPT) - Did your bank recently send you a new card with an embedded microchip on it? If you don’t already have one, you will soon. Consumers and businesses suffer from increased fraud, which costs the industry billions of dollars each year, and the transition to chip technology is intended to ...
Retired but not tired: the four things every senior-preneur must do
(BPT) - For some Americans, the best part of life starts at retirement. In a perfect world this new stage of life means no more answering to upper management, battling a 40 hour work week or being stuck in rush hour traffic. They can come and go as they please. And while spontaneous trips to the sho ...
5 ways to increase your workplace safety immediately
(BPT) - For millions of people like yourself, the daily grind is all part of the regular routine. Today, across the nation, there are more than 122 million people who work full time just like you. And research shows that full-time employees work an average of 47 hours a week— sometimes it feel ...
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