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Company News Signs Endorsement Deal with 12-Time Olympic Medalist Ryan Lochte

September 19, 2016 is in the business of second chances, and we believe this American swimming legend deserves and has earned one, too

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Mapping America’s Personal Debt and Political Leanings

March 11, 2016

Fort Lauderdale, FL — Experts at recently completed an in-depth investigation on the spending habits of Republicans and Democrats. Experts found that voters in Republican states dislike deficit spending in their government, but embrace it in their own lives. However, voters in Democratic states say government debt isn’t an issue, but are more likely […]

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November 10, 2015

Clearwater, FL — COMPASS will be offered by VeteransPlus, a 501C3 Financial Education Organization, and it includes features such as transaction monitoring, budgets and interactive cash flow reporting. COMPASS was developed in partnership between VeteransPlus and  Additionally by the end of 2015, VeteransPlus will launch The Yellow Ribbon Network, which will include COMPASS and […]

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3 Ways Your Small Business Can Save on Credit Card Processing Fees

Three percent for every purchase can add up, especially small business struggling to flip a profit. But that same business cannot afford to not take credit card transactions because more and more people are using cards over cash.
“Let’s face it: If your small business accepts credit cards, there will always be credit card processing fees to pay. Typical merchant account companies charge up to 5% on everything a company earns from credit card sales, including processing costs, interchange costs and statement fees, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.”
Credit card fees might be unavoidable, but small business owners can still save money through careful planning and research.

5 Ways to Improve Your Credit Without a Credit Card

After the recession, more and more Americans are weary of debt and many people are choosing to totally forego credit cards all together.
“In the wake of the recession, Americans are growing more cautious about debt, and many are even choosing to completely forego credit cards. According to a Bank Rate study, 63% of millennials don’t have a credit card. But even if you decide not to support credit card companies, a favorable credit report will likely be essential at certain times in your life.” Credit cards are not essential to building credit.

Is a Joint Bank Account a Good Idea for You?

A joint bank accounts can have its perks, as well as its setbacks. Before you enter in a joint bank account with your significant other, parent or child there are some things you should consider first.
“Joining forces can be a good strategy, whether it’s two companies or two people with common goals. For sure, there are advantages of co-mingling funds in a joint bank account, but there are also risks. To make your duo savings effort dynamic instead of disastrous, there are some key considerations.”
It is nice to be able to join an account and enjoy the convenience and benefits that come along with it. Just be mindful of your own financial independence.

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