Spring Forward With These 5 Energy Saving Tips

by Renee' Anderson 9. March 2012
Saving energy was one of the original purposes of Daylight Savings Time. With the days being longer, it’s thought that you use less energy to light your home. Well, that’s one way to save energy in your home, but according to Energy Star, lighting generally only accounts for about 12% of your energy bill.  I don’t know about you, but I could use some other ideas! With my spring project list expanding, I would really love it if my BGE bill would lighten up ($50 off my BGE b... [More]

5 Mobile Banking Security Tips

by Erica Starr 16. February 2012
It wasn't that long ago when the only way to deposit, transfer or withdraw money was to physically visit your local bank branch or ATM. Today, thanks to the wonderful world of technology, consumers have a full suite of options to choose from when conducting their financial transactions.With online and mobile banking on the rise, it's only natural that security be on the minds of both financial institutions and customers.So what's the deal? Is mobile banking a secure way to bank? In sort - yes. 1... [More]

Credit Scores: GPAs for Adults

by Wade Barnes 10. May 2011
Your credit score impacts every major (and some minor) purchase that you'll make during your lifetime. In regards to making a purchase that requires financing, (i.e. a house or car) your credit score can dictate the applied interest rate and in some occurrences, can prevent you from being eligible to receive financing at all. How about the impact on your career? Nowadays, many employers run credit checks before hiring. Do you want to own a car, buy a house, have a career and be an all-around sel... [More]

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