Berksmont News : Personal Finance http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news en http://www.mainstreet.com/article/smart-spending/7-ways-save-summer-money-traps 7 Ways to Save on Summer Money Traps http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/7-ways-save-summer-money-traps/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Summer is a time of long days and easy spending. But with a little effort you can avoid these seven common… Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:26:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/moneyinvesting/education-planning/5-ways-make-college-more-affordable 5 Ways to Make College More Affordable http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/5-ways-make-college-more-affordable/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — College costs may be increasing, but more American families are finding ways to limit those expenses. In fact, average spending on… Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:08:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/moneyinvesting/credit/debt/are-you-medical-debt-trap Are You in Medical Debt Trap? http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/are-you-medical-debt-trap/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Do you know the differences between medical debt and other kinds of debt? Your credit score might depend on it. Medical… Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:08:00 EDT urn:article:12828838 Economy Is Up, But More Americans Have Big Debt http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/economy-is-up-but-more-americans-have-big-debt/12828838 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The economy has rebounded from a sour first quarter, posting a 4% rise in the second quarter, according to the Bureau of… Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:00:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/moneyinvesting/savings/how-choose-your-first-banking-account How to Choose Your First Banking Account http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/how-choose-your-first-banking-account/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Whether you're graduating high school or college, chances are good that you're going to be getting your first real bank account.… Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:47:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/small-business/things-small-business-owners-need-know-about-business-credit-card Things Small Business Owners Need To Know About Business Credit Cards http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/things-small-business-owners-need-know-about-business-credit-cards/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — If you have a small business with a lot of expenses, you've probably considered getting a business credit card at some… Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:39:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/money/investing/shipwrecks-can-be-lucrative Shipwrecks Can Be Lucrative http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/shipwrecks-can-be-lucrative-0/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — For the past three years, Paul Riccobon has been diving at Kure Beach in North Carolina, drawn by the opportunity to… Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:28:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/money/investing/diverse-corporate-boards-pay-bigger-dividends-and-take-less-risk Diverse Corporate Boards Pay Bigger Dividends and Take Less Risk http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/diverse-corporate-boards-pay-bigger-dividends-and-take-less-risk/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Surrounded by people with opposing views, corporate boards make better decisions. That's the conclusion reached by researchers at Wake Forest University… Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:58:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/career/jobs-report-records-jump-unemployment-rate-despite-sixth-straight-month-200000-jobs-a Jobs Report Records Jump in Unemployment Rate Despite 6th Straight Month of 200,000 Jobs Added http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/jobs-report-records-jump-unemployment-rate-despite-6th-straight-month-200000-jobs-added-0/1 WATCH: More personal finance videos on TheStreet TV | More videos from Joe Deaux NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports Friday… Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:34:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/real-estate/during-financial-hardship-its-time-cut-housing-costs During Financial Hardship, It's Time To Cut Housing Costs http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/during-financial-hardship-its-time-cut-housing-costs/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) —A new survey sheds light on how consumers would cut housing costs should a major financial hurdle strike, such as unemployment or… Fri, 01 Aug 2014 08:41:00 EDT