What Teens Need to Know About Credit Cards

What Teens Need to Know About Credit Cards

Credit cards are awesome, right? Maybe. This article will explain the basics about credit cards – what they are, how they should be used, that credit is not free money, it is borrowed money, what APR is and what can happen if you fall behind. Here are some common questions:   How do I get [...]

Happy Groundhog Day to Ben Bernanke

Happy Groundhog Day to Ben Bernanke

I haven’t the slightest idea what will happen if Ben Bernanke sees his shadow on February 2.  However, the Federal Reserve Chairman did shed some additional light on the future of monetary policy on January 25.   At their two-day meeting, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided to leave the fed funds rate at [...]

Bob Twomey Answers Your Credit Questions from Facebook

Bob Twomey Answers Your Credit Questions from Facebook

WJAR NBC10 asked their Facebook fans to ask any questions they had about credit scores so Bob Twomey, of Webster Bank, could answer them live on air. He was able to answer a few on today’s Sunrise Business segment. Or click here  to see the video. For the questions he wasn’t able to answer on [...]

Calling All Veterans

Calling All Veterans

The SBA has made it a top priority to assist veterans in financing their businesses or even starting up a business. In June of 2007, the SBA created the very popular SBA Patriot Express Loan Program. This loan program, known as the “GI BILL” for businesses, has a maximum loan amount of up to $500,000. [...]

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