Finance

New Magnolia flag designers share concept history

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – We have followed updates in the process of selecting a new state flag design. This week, the commission narrowed it down to two models. The New Magnolia flag draws from different sources. Rocky Vaughan, from Ackerman, Mississippi, is a graphic designer who began imagining a new …

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9 tips for job seekers with bad credit

Essential readings, delivered weekly Subscribe to get the most important news of the week delivered to your inbox every week. Your credit card journey is officially underway. Keep an eye on your inbox, we’ll send you your first message soon. As the recession continues, the unemployment rate continues to climb …

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Why it’s time to give up your store credit card

Store credit cards can seem like a good deal at first. They often offer new applicants a coupon and tend to come up with attractive, interest-free finance offers. However, store credit cards are usually not the great financial tools they are meant to be. They have major flaws that could …

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How To Find A Job When You Have Bad Credit

If you are looking to change careers, you may think that the tight job market is the biggest obstacle to getting the job of your dreams. Yet for many Americans whose credit has been hit by the recession, a corrupted credit report may be a bigger problem as companies increasingly …

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What credit rating is needed to buy a home?

What credit rating is needed to buy a home? What types of loans are available to you? Find the answers to these burning questions, here. After years of rising house prices, the real estate market is starting to calm down. In fact, in some of the country’s largest cities, price …

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For university athletes, financial coaching from retired pros

These athletes, like students whose parents pay all their expenses, didn’t have to pay rent, buy food, or worry about all the costs of living on their own. “Since 98% of student-athletes will not become professional athletes, you could argue that all students need the same training and conversations that …

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Is Better Credit Worth Exposing Your Bank Data?

America’s credit bureaus haven’t exactly covered themselves with glory when it comes to protecting your private data. So you might be skeptical of two new credit enhancement products that require not only credit information but also access to your bank accounts. Experian and the credit rating company FICO presented UltraFICO …

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Why Steelcase stock jumped 15% today

What happened Shares of the office furniture manufacturer Steel case (NYSE: SCS) rallied sharply in morning trading on September 17, rising to 15% around noon EDT. While the stock gave up a bit of that gain, it was still around 11% higher around 2pm. The increase had very little to …

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