You Only Live Once

You Only Live OnceIf you’re of a certain age, YOLO needs no translation. For the rest of us, personal finance writer Jason Vitug has helpfully spelled it out in the title of his latest book: You Only Live Once. Vitug is American, as is his publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc. but, as is often the case, the basic principles transcend borders. Vitug was a credit union executive who has turned financial guru…

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Fed-up Clients Ditch Banks for ‘Transfer Day’

Fed-up Clients Ditch Banks for 'Transfer Day'The social media-organized protest against big banks crescendoed Saturday, with hundreds of thousands of fed-up customers yanking their money from large corporate institutions to dump it into credit unions. Smaller community banks across the United States were recording an uptick in business as a result of the anti-corporate sentiment, which came to a head on so-called international “Bank Transfer Day” on Saturday…

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