I received the following question from a Minter regarding the inclusion of public record information on consumer credit reports. “John, I pulled my credit reports from annualcreditreport.com and I noticed an empty section titled “Public Records.”  What exactly goes into that section?” First off, I’d like to commend you for leveraging your rights and claiming […]


You may have an understanding of what health care reform means for the uninsured, but do you know how it affects you if you already have health insurance? Whether you have  health insurance through your employer, parent, or are self-insured, here are five facts you should know about how health care reform impacts you: If You Have […]

Mint Waste Article

What a Waste: 10 Things to Never Spend Money On You want to save your money for the big things in life. But, there are so many things that want you to part ways with your money sooner and not later. Money mistakes such as a $4 coffee every work day or a $1 lottery […]

This infographic illustrates a new study by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling which found that a lot of Americans consider their own financial literacy and money management skills inadequate at best. Do you have a budget and stick to it? Or are you late in paying your bills and worry about money all the […]