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Karla Bowsher on December 13, 2017
The Federal Reserve just raised the federal funds rate again, which means interest rates will likely rise in 2018. Here’s how the move will impact anyone with savings or debt.
Nancy Dunham on November 16, 2017
Whether area economies dip or soar, residents of some U.S. cities don’t contain their credit card debt.
Karla Bowsher on October 18, 2017
Student loan debt has reached a new record high, with college grads of every age bearing this burden. Here are five tricks to pay off college loans sooner.
Marilyn Lewis on October 6, 2017
Just because you don’t have a vast estate to divvy up among your heirs doesn’t mean you can’t give them a nice boost.
Donna Freedman on July 4, 2017
It might feel like you’re going backwards. But you can make time in your parents’ house a positive experience and stepping stone to independence — if you behave like an adult.
Krystal Steinmetz on June 9, 2017
A Tennessee city’s newest workplace benefit is a student loan repayment program aimed at helping workers tackle their education debt.
Stacy Johnson on April 28, 2017
Here’s how to improve your credit score if you have debt in collections. Paying it off may or may not be the answer.
Karla Bowsher on March 26, 2017
The vast majority of consumers die with outstanding debts — totaling an average of about $62,000. Here’s how to avoid burdening your loved ones.
Karla Bowsher on March 20, 2017
Continued rate hikes by the Federal Reserve mean anyone carrying credit card debt will pay more for it. Here’s how to change that fate.
Stacy Johnson on March 17, 2017
Becky graduated with $126,000 in student loan debt. This is no way to start out in life. What are her options?
Karla Bowsher on March 13, 2017
Americans have not carried this much outstanding credit card debt since before the Great Recession. Is your financial health at risk?
Karla Bowsher on March 5, 2017
A bill in Congress aims to encourage employers to help pay down workers’ student debt by making it tax-deductible.
Karla Bowsher on February 19, 2017
If you feel saddled by a mortgage, car loan or student debt, you’re not alone. Here’s how to get rid of it.
Karla Bowsher on February 8, 2017
Focusing on paying off your smallest debt first has proven advantages — but researchers say there’s a hitch.
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