Kansas BBB urges caution with credit repair companies

Roberta Namee, an official with the Better Business Bureau of Kansas, is warning consumers about the possible dangers of using credit repair companies. According to Namee, those companies often offer more than they can realistically (or even legally) deliver to consumers. For individuals facing financial challenges and looking for ways out of debt, a more… Read More »

Financial troubles for Casey Anthony

The summer of 2011, the entire nation was captivated by the trial of Casey Anthony. The single mother from Florida was on trial for the murder of her two-year-old daughter Caylee Anthony. A jury found her not guilty but Anthony’s problems have continued since the end of her trial. She recently filed for Chapter 7… Read More »

R&B legend files for bankruptcy

Another tax season is upon us and news of the unpaid taxes of another celebrity has hit the national media. Five-time Grammy award winner, Dionne Warwick, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy due to a $10 million dollar tax debt. Despite making regular payments to resolve her tax debt, she is unable to continue making… Read More »

The real story behind unemployment numbers

As the summer of 2013 draws to a close, it is time to take another look at the nation’s unemployment rate. The unemployment rate now sits firmly at 7.4 percent, the lowest it has been since 2008. However, this number does not tell the whole story to Stockton residents. The unemployment rate only calculates the… Read More »