The Middletown Press : Personal Finance http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-middletown-press en urn:article:13688346 Paying Your Rent and Other Big Bills Via Mobile App? 'Why Not?' Say Happy Consumers http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-middletown-press/story/paying-your-rent-and-other-big-bills-via-mobile-app-why-not-say-happy-consumers/13688346 It wasn't loo long ago that mobile technology consumers would limit the amount of their purchases and payments via their smartphones. Mobile users have eased… Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:27:00 EDT urn:article:13688334 Income Driven Student Loan Repayment Remains out of Reach for Many Borrowers http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-middletown-press/story/income-driven-student-loan-repayment-remains-out-of-reach-for-many-borrowers/13688334 For the last year, the U.S. Department (ED) has said that an essential cause of the student loan crisis lies partly with the borrowers. They… Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:13:00 EDT urn:article:13687184 Here Are 3 Lessons to Learn from How Wealthy People Handle Money http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-middletown-press/story/here-are-3-lessons-to-learn-from-how-wealthy-people-handle-money/13687184 If rich people are good at one thing, it is that they know how to make or, at a minimum, keep money. So it makes… Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:42:00 EDT urn:article:13687333 Companies Avoid Adding Multi-Factor Authentication http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-middletown-press/story/companies-avoid-adding-multi-factor-authentication/13687333 Few companies have adopted multi-factor authentication to provide another layer of security against fraudsters because of the fear that consumers will abandon this extra step.… Mon, 29 Aug 2016 06:52:00 EDT urn:article:13685319 Families Finding New Ways to Pay for College http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-middletown-press/story/families-finding-new-ways-to-pay-for-college/13685319 Editors' pick: Originally published August 25. With the soaring costs of college showing no signs of relenting, American families are looking at more ways to finance… Sun, 28 Aug 2016 16:40:00 EDT urn:article:13683228 What Happens When a College Dies? http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-middletown-press/story/what-happens-when-a-college-dies/13683228 Editors' pick: Originally published August 23. Last year, maybe five colleges and universities shut their doors for the last time. This year that number may… Sun, 28 Aug 2016 16:20:00 EDT urn:article:13683321 Guns on Texas Campuses Get the Blessing of a Federal Judge http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-middletown-press/story/guns-on-texas-campuses-get-the-blessing-of-a-federal-judge/13683321 Editors' pick: Originally published August 23. A federal judge turned down a request on Monday by three University of Texas faculty members for a preliminary… Sun, 28 Aug 2016 16:20:00 EDT urn:article:13685244 Maybe You Should Consider Retiring Abroad http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-middletown-press/story/maybe-you-should-consider-retiring-abroad/13685244 Editors' pick: Originally published August 25. Even if the amount you anticipate having saved up by retirement age isn't enough to let you live comfortably… Sun, 28 Aug 2016 14:20:00 EDT urn:article:13684405 5 Reasons Middle Class Savers Should Be Optimistic http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-middletown-press/story/5-reasons-middle-class-savers-should-be-optimistic/13684405 Editors' pick: Originally published August 25. While many American families are still wondering when the economic recovery will benefit them, there are a number of… Sun, 28 Aug 2016 14:00:00 EDT urn:article:13685683 You Need to Plan for Health Care Costs in Retirement http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-middletown-press/story/you-need-to-plan-for-health-care-costs-in-retirement/13685683 Editors' pick: Originally published August 25. The unpredictable nature of health care costs can be one of the most frightening of all retirement worries, regardless… Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:00:00 EDT