Recent Stories By Mandi Woodruff:
Nearly Half of U.S. Families Teetering on Edge of RuinFebruary 4, 2013
In the past few years, Americans have certainly learned a thing or two about how quickly disaster can strike. And with each Hurricane Sandy, housing crisis, and stock market crash that rocks our...
4 Tax Breaks for College Students (and Their Parents)January 11, 2013
A recent report by the New York Federal Reserve Bank shed a sobering light on how much debt Americans will carry with them into the new year. Though they managed to end the third quarter of 2012...
See How Your Paycheck Will Change After the Fiscal CliffNovember 21, 2012
With all the drama and uncertainty surrounding the pending fiscal cliff, all consumers really want to know is how much they should be worrying about their own paycheck. The reality is that every...
Black Friday and Beyond: 2012 Holiday Shopping GuideNovember 21, 2012
Black Friday 2012 is predicted to be bigger than ever, with stores opening doors hours before midnight and "leaking" their sales ads weeks in advance. The best way to miss out on great...
How to Maximize Tax Breaks on Charitable Giving November 9, 2012
Now that the dust has nearly settled from the election, it's time for investors to make the most of today's lower tax brackets while they still can. The beginning of 2013 will likely mean the end...
What to Do If Your Home is Damaged by Hurricane SandyOctober 31, 2012
Now that the worst of Hurricane Sandy has blown over much of the East Coast, now is a crucial time for homeowners who woke up to property damage. Since insurers take claims on a first-come, first-...