Phoenixville News : Personal Finance http://business-news.thestreet.com/phoenixville-news en http://www.mainstreet.com/article/real-estate/its-buyers-market-real-estate-150-especially-here It's a Buyer's Market in Real Estate -- Especially Here http://business-news.thestreet.com/phoenixville-news/story/its-buyers-market-real-estate-especially-here/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Housing inventory is at its highest level in nearly two years, and while pending home sales are gaining, they are still… Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:05:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/moneyinvesting/credit/debt/why-you-dont-want-max-out-your-credit-card-and-how-not Why You Don't Want to Max Out Your Credit Card (and How Not To) http://business-news.thestreet.com/phoenixville-news/story/why-you-dont-want-max-out-your-credit-card-and-how-not/1 NEW YORK (LowCards.com) — Maxing out your credit card can have a big impact on your credit score. One of the major components in the… Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:30:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/smart-spending/technology/4-ways-you-can-lower-fraud-risk-when-banking-phone 4 Ways You Can Lower Fraud Risk When Banking by Phone http://business-news.thestreet.com/phoenixville-news/story/4-ways-you-can-lower-fraud-risk-when-banking-phone/1 NEW YORK (Maintreet) — With 28% of U.S. adults using their smartphones and tablets to conduct banking transactions and 60% calling access to mobile banking… Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:00:00 EDT urn:article:12862081 How to Keep Fraud Threats From Ruining Your Mobile Banking http://business-news.thestreet.com/phoenixville-news/story/how-to-keep-fraud-threats-from-ruining-your-mobile-banking/12862081 NEW YORK (TheStreet) — With 28% of U.S. adults using their smartphones and tablets to conduct banking transactions and 60% calling access to mobile banking… Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:00:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/real-estate/private-investment-could-pull-those-facing-foreclosure-back-brink Private Investment Could Pull Those Facing Foreclosure Back From The Brink http://business-news.thestreet.com/phoenixville-news/story/private-investment-could-pull-those-facing-foreclosure-back-the-brink/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — When Indonesia-native Zackaria Margolang bought a Newark, N.J. house in May 2008 for $435,000, his 30-year fixed-rate mortgage through Countrywide Financial… Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:51:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/smart-spending/bargains/deals/stop-making-fun-early-bird-special Stop Making Fun of the Early Bird Special http://business-news.thestreet.com/phoenixville-news/story/stop-making-fun-the-early-bird-special/1 PORTLAND, Ore. (MainStreet) — Go ahead, make your tired little joke about retirees in socks and sandals lining up for early dinners. They'll be laughing… Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:30:00 EDT urn:article:12857782 The Early Bird Special Isn't Just for Retirees http://business-news.thestreet.com/phoenixville-news/story/the-early-bird-special-isnt-just-for-retirees/12857782 PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) — Go ahead, make your tired little joke about retirees in socks and sandals lining up for early dinners. They'll be laughing… Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:30:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/career/most-and-least-meaningful-jobs The Most and Least Meaningful Jobs http://business-news.thestreet.com/phoenixville-news/story/the-most-and-least-meaningful-jobs/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — A workday for the average employed American consists of about 7.7 hours sleeping and 8.8 hours working. That leaves only seven-and-a-half… Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:12:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/real-estate/lock-effect-low-mortgages-plagues-housing-market The Lock-In Effect on Low Mortgages Plagues the Housing Market http://business-news.thestreet.com/phoenixville-news/story/the-lock-effect-low-mortgages-plagues-the-housing-market/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Just as it looks like the housing market is gaining strength, a new boogeyman may be emerging: the "lock-in effect." That's… Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:39:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/smart-spending/bargains/deals/3-things-you-should-be-buying-labor-day 3 Things You Should Be Buying on Labor Day http://business-news.thestreet.com/phoenixville-news/story/3-things-you-should-be-buying-labor-day/1 PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) — If you have to spend your Labor Day out shopping, it's best to know where the deals are before everyone with… Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:30:00 EDT