This Week's Term

Financial holding company... refers to a corporation offering financial services as well as banking activities.  Companies are offered the opportunity to become financial holding companies under the Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999, also known as the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999.


Personal Finance

Consumer Debt Statistics: The latest statistics from the Federal Reserve indicate consumer debt in the United States continues to increase, reaching nearly $3.2 trillion in July 2014.  According to statistics published by the Census Bureau, that works out to over $10,200 in debt for every man, woman and child that lives here in the United States.


Careers

Highest Paying Jobs 2016:  In this article, we're going to provide several lists of the highest paying jobs in America, as determined by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  We're also going to slice and dice that data several different ways, revealing some interesting trends in the information.