Steve Klingaman is a nonprofit development consultant and nonfiction writer living in Minneapolis.
A recent pilot program conducted by the FDIC featured loans with terms designed to beat those offered by payday sharks. Hopefully we'll see these loans replicated.
by: Steve Klingaman | channel: Banking, Financial News
There's a new crowd of web sharks on the prowl; they are effective, they are legal, and they want your data. Learn how to remove yourself from their jaws.
by: Steve Klingaman | channel: Consumer Affairs, Technology
If you are married to your cell phone, you may not mind paying top dollar for your service plan, but you can save big money by going prepaid. Here's how.
by: Steve Klingaman | channel: Budgeting, Technology
The secret to saving enough for retirement is simple. Start early and increase the amount you save over time. For many people the hardest step on the journey is that first one.
by: Steve Klingaman | channel: Investment, Retirement
If only the family of 22-year-old Minnesotan Stephanie Smith had known to ask a few simple questions of the local grocer before buying ground beef, Stephanie might not be paralyzed
by: Steve Klingaman | channel: Food and Drink, Shopping