Archive for September, 2011

Personal Finance Bloggers: The Ultimate Consumer Ally

Posted in Community,Financial News,What's New
September 30th, 2011 at 11:07 am by Ally

We’re strong believers in the benefits the financial blogging community can bring to both its readers and the banking industry. That’s why we often turn to our fellow bloggers for their insights into what’s important in the world of personal finance. Half of all Internet users are blog readers, so financial bloggers have the unique… read more

Save on Wine, Landscaping and Appliances in the Fall

Posted in Community
September 28th, 2011 at 10:00 pm by Ally

We wrap up our week of consumer-friendly tips by looking at ways to save money in the fall. While this is the time of year when greenery becomes a fading memory, there are still sales on shrubs and other plants. Some strategic planning can also help you save on things like holiday airfare, candy, and… read more

Summer: The Best Time to Spend on Your Home and Yourself

Posted in Community
September 27th, 2011 at 11:00 pm by Ally

This week we’ve been looking at the best times of year to purchase all sorts of items, from used cars to video games. Today we turn our attention to summer, the best time to make over more than one area of your life. 1. Home Renovation and Furniture Summer’s warm weather and sunny days generally… read more

Spring is the Best Time to Buy a House, Television, or Mattress

Posted in Ally Asks,Financial News
September 27th, 2011 at 2:46 pm by Ally

Just like the consumers they serve, the months of April and May find many retailers in spring-cleaning mode. With new products launching during the first warm months of the year, many businesses are eager to get rid of items that are no longer in season. In addition, springtime often finds an increase of homes on… read more

Golf Clubs, Computers and Wedding Dresses: Smart Purchases to Make in Winter

Posted in Community
September 25th, 2011 at 10:00 pm by Ally

When it comes to making purchases in winter, you may find yourself focusing on holiday gifts. But winter provides a great opportunity to purchase a variety of items at a lower price than usual, as our latest infographic shows. 1. Wedding dresses, golf clubs and video games Consumers should shop with the knowledge that there’s… read more

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