How Today’s Fed Rate Hike Helps — and Hurts — Your Wallet
How Today’s Fed Rate Hike Helps — and Hurts — Your Wallet

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.

Maxed-Out Americans: Cities With the Heaviest Credit Card Debt
Maxed-Out Americans: Cities With the Heaviest Credit Card Debt

on November 16, 2017

Whether area economies dip or soar, residents of some U.S. cities don’t contain their credit card debt.

Student Debt Soars: 5 Ways to Pay Off Your Loans Faster
Student Debt Soars: 5 Ways to Pay Off Your Loans Faster

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.

Can’t Leave an Inheritance? Here Are 6 Ways to Help Your Family
Can’t Leave an Inheritance? Here Are 6 Ways to Help Your Family

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.

Ask Stacy: How Can I Help My Fiance’s Credit?
Ask Stacy: How Can I Help My Fiance’s Credit?

on September 15, 2017

This reader has an excellent credit history and score, but the man she’s about to marry doesn’t. How can she help him?

How I Wiped Out $37,000 of Debt in One Year
How I Wiped Out $37,000 of Debt in One Year

on August 18, 2017

You don’t need to be a financial expert to fix your finances. Just take an honest look at yourself and get started. It worked for this Money Talks News reader.

If You Have Debt, Things Are About to Get Ugly
If You Have Debt, Things Are About to Get Ugly

on August 10, 2017

Debt levels have reached a new high in America. Here’s why you’ll be sorry if you don’t knuckle down on your balances immediately.

Moving Back in With the Folks? 7 Tactics to Help New Grads Survive
Moving Back in With the Folks? 7 Tactics to Help New Grads Survive

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.

This U.S. City Helps Workers Pay Off Student Loans
This U.S. City Helps Workers Pay Off Student Loans

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.

10 Debt Management Tips for New College Grads
10 Debt Management Tips for New College Grads

on May 4, 2017

After earning a college degree, it’s time to face reality. Here’s how to tackle your debts responsibly while navigating a new career and enjoying newfound freedom.

Ask Stacy — Will Paying Old Unpaid Debts Improve My Credit Score?
Ask Stacy — Will Paying Old Unpaid Debts Improve My Credit Score?

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.

4 Simple Steps That Help Kids Build Solid Credit
4 Simple Steps That Help Kids Build Solid Credit

on April 18, 2017

Credit-card missteps can follow children into adulthood, hurting their finances in myriad ways. Here’s how to educate kids about credit before it’s too late.

Most Consumers Die With Debt, but You Can Avoid That Fate
Most Consumers Die With Debt, but You Can Avoid That Fate

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.

Credit Card Debt Is Getting More Costly: 2 Methods for Tackling Yours
Credit Card Debt Is Getting More Costly: 2 Methods for Tackling Yours

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.

Ask Stacy: What Can I Do About My Student Loan Debt?
Ask Stacy: What Can I Do About My Student Loan Debt?

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?

6 Ways Spring Weather Helps Your Money Grow
6 Ways Spring Weather Helps Your Money Grow

on March 15, 2017

As the days warm, your opportunities to save money heat up.

Credit Card Debt Hits 10-Year High: What That Means for You
Credit Card Debt Hits 10-Year High: What That Means for You

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?

Bipartisan Bill Might Help You Pay Down Student Loans
Bipartisan Bill Might Help You Pay Down Student Loans

on March 5, 2017

A bill in Congress aims to encourage employers to help pay down workers’ student debt by making it tax-deductible.

Americans’ Debt Approaches All-Time High: Reel Yours in Now
Americans’ Debt Approaches All-Time High: Reel Yours in Now

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.

Science Finally Reveals the Best Method for Destroying Debt
Science Finally Reveals the Best Method for Destroying Debt

on February 8, 2017

Focusing on paying off your smallest debt first has proven advantages — but researchers say there’s a hitch.

61 - 80 of 1,233