UH Bauer “Bailout: What’s Next” Panel to Feature Academic, Banking, Small Business, Personal Finance Experts


Archive for October, 2008

UH Bauer “Bailout: What’s Next” Panel to Feature Academic, Banking, Small Business, Personal Finance Experts

HOUSTON—-As the U.S. enters a period of financial uncertainty marked by falling stock prices and a credit crisis, many people have questions about what to expect in the months ahead. (32 mins ago)

Freezing access to credit reports has become easier and cheaper

Credit security freezes, a consumer’s best defense against the worst types of identity theft, are becoming easier and cheaper. (5 hours ago)

Personal Finance Daily: The week’s 10 best Personal Finance stories: Oct. 13-17

In case you missed them, here are the top 10 Personal Finance stories from MarketWatch for the week of Oct. 13-17: (4 hours ago)

Travelers face extra challenges this holiday season

If you think you have extra time to make your holiday travel plans because the turbulent economy will keep more people home this year – think again. (2 hours ago)

Citi launches personal finance site for Swedes

The total cost for the Swedish society regarding people that are over indebted, is estimated to be 30-50 billion Swedish kronor per year. (3 hours ago)

Harris: An opportunity for Web-based financial-services companies

The financial train wreck and the leaner, meaner economy represents opportunity for Web-based financial service companies, including a slew of Silicon Valley start-ups that have the express mission of helping individuals manage their money. (37 mins ago)

Personal Finance Daily: With everything down so much, being less down sounds good

Touting an investment strategy that has lost 20% to 25% over the past year isn’t going to bring a lot of folks flocking to your side. But when the overall market has lost as much as 40% in that time, you would feel pretty good if you took only half that beating. (2 mins ago)

59 seminars set during Money Smart Week

You’re invited to choose from 59 free educational seminars that will be held Monday through Friday as part of the La Crosse area’s second Money Smart Week. A list of seminar topics, times, dates and locations is printed on page H-3 in today’s Tribune, and also will appear in Monday’s news-paper. (22 mins ago)

U.S. consumer confidence plummets

A consumer confidence index dropped 32 points in October — its largest single-month drop since the Consumer Attitudes and Spending by Household Index began in 2002. (3 hours ago)

Personal Finance Daily: The week’s 10 best Personal Finance stories: Oct. 6-10

In case you missed them, here are the top 10 Personal Finance stories from MarketWatch for the week of Oct. 6-10: (60 mins ago)