How to fill in your financial blind spots

Knowing enough about money to cover your bills is a start, but it’s not enough financial literacy to provide long-term security. Most of us eventually wonder what else we should be doing — and whether what we don’t know could hurt us. “When you have a blind spot, you don’t realize until something blindsides you,” […]

Cash-strapped and credit-constrained consumers: Here’s a new way to pay for (and own) things

Consumers who struggle to get access to credit can face a lot of challenges when it comes to making big purchases that they don’t have the cash on hand to cover. But a new financial product might change that. FinTech company Acima (owned by Rent-A-Center) and Mastercard have partnered to create a first-ever lease-to-own (LTO) payment card: the Acima […]