More than 25 million people relied on loans from those close to them to meet spending needs, according to the Census Bureau’s latest household pulse survey on finances. That figure is up from 19.1 million people from the same time last year.
Car insurance rates are not immune to inflation. As with everything experts say the cost of auto insurance will likely rise in 2022 so what can you do to keep more money in your pocket? Rachel DePompa is on your side with ways to cut your car insurance costs.
In 2021 credit card balances fell more than they have in 20 years. But with high inflation and stimulus checks gone- experts say credit card use is soaring again. Rachel DePompa takes a look at how to navigate credit card balances in a world full of inflated prices.
What if your child gets scholarships and grants for college, but you still don’t have enough to cover the tuition? It’s a likely scenario these days with the growing costs of college. Rachel DePompa looks at ways to fill the gap in financing.
Understanding your medical bill can be a hard process – but filling an appeal can be even harder. Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa shares advice from a medical advocate of what you can do to challenge a doctor bill or an insurance decision.
Nearly 47-percent of teenagers are employed and earning an income according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Have you talked to your teen about budgeting and saving? Now is the perfect time to do so.
More than 33 million Americans have quit their jobs since the spring of 2021. It’s been dubbed the “great resignation”. Before you decide if you want to make a change, Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa has some reminders.
Experts say the biggest thing holding most people back from buying a home is a down payment. Rachel DePompa is on your side with a look at your options and how much you really needed in this savings guide.
Consumer prices are still showing no sign of slowing down. The U-S Labor Department reports inflation rising to 7.5% in January. Rachel DePompa shows us how to keep inflation from chipping away at your spending power.
Supply is tight, mortgage rates are rising and prices are high-- putting the squeeze on house hunters. If you are looking to buy- experts say it’s more important than ever to be ready to make an offer.
How many times have you ordered something from Amazon, and it took longer than two days arrive? If this is you and you want some money back, you may want to hear what Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa has to say in this on your side savings guide.
Nearly $30,000 dollars, that’s the average amount of debt carried by members of the class of 2020, according to the most recent data. This is why it’s so important you make sure your graduating child understands how student debt works, Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa explains what you and your child need to know.
Spring cleaning usually means de-cluttering your closets or maybe your garage... But what if you also extended that to your finances? Rachel DePompa explains how a deep clean of your budge and your house could put pay off in this on your side savings guide.
Valentine’s Day is in a week, but the most popular gift could be harder to find this year. Florists in Richmond are working around the clock to fill orders, forced to adapt to shortages and supply chain issues to make sure business still blooms on their busiest day of the year.