Consumer Debt Hits Record High — and That’s a Good Thing?
Consumer Debt Hits Record High — and That’s a Good Thing?

on September 10, 2015

While debt is generally bad news for personal finances, it reflects good news about the economy.

Love vs. Loans: How Student Debt Sabotages Relationships
Love vs. Loans: How Student Debt Sabotages Relationships

on July 27, 2015

Disproportionate student loan debts add an extra layer of difficulty to young couples trying to figure out joint finances.

4 Steps to Stop Debt Collectors in Their Tracks
4 Steps to Stop Debt Collectors in Their Tracks

on July 9, 2015

Are debt collector calls causing you to lose sleep? Here are four steps to stop the harassment and get on with life.

Proposed Solution for Student Loan Debt: Win the Lottery!
Proposed Solution for Student Loan Debt: Win the Lottery!

on July 8, 2015

A New Jersey lawmaker proposes a “market-based solution for rising college expenses and burdensome student loans.” Some education advocates say don’t bet on it.

One-Third of Americans Regret This Debt Decision
One-Third of Americans Regret This Debt Decision

on May 30, 2015

Are you among the 32 percent of Americans who wish they had just said no to student loans? Instead of wallowing in regret, follow some of these debt management tips.

Most Students Expect Parents’ Financial Help After College
Most Students Expect Parents’ Financial Help After College

on May 20, 2015

Graduation is no longer the point at which most parents expect to cut off their kids, a survey shows.

What Should I Do if I Discover I Have Debt in Collections?
What Should I Do if I Discover I Have Debt in Collections?

on April 13, 2015

If you get a call from a debt collector, don’t panic. Here’s what you need to know to make sure you’re not being scammed and get on top of legitimate debt.

Ask Stacy: Why Did I Get a Tax Bill for Forgiven Debt?
Ask Stacy: Why Did I Get a Tax Bill for Forgiven Debt?

on April 7, 2015

This reader had $60,000 in student loans forgiven, but is now facing a big, fat tax bill. How can this be fair?

Cash Rewards (up to $1 Million) for Help Busting Software Pirates
Cash Rewards (up to $1 Million) for Help Busting Software Pirates

on March 25, 2015

Know of companies using pirated software? You may have an opportunity to make some money and see justice prevail.

U.S. Card Debt is (Almost) Out of Control
U.S. Card Debt is (Almost) Out of Control

on March 10, 2015

The average household now carries a credit card debt of more than $7,000 — a level approaching what one study calls “unsustainable.”

Loan Servicer to Forgive $480 Million in High-Cost Student Debt
Loan Servicer to Forgive $480 Million in High-Cost Student Debt

on February 4, 2015

Corinthian College students were lured into predatory loans and “destined to default,” government agency says.

Lessons From the Layoff: Plan for Disaster, and Be Humble Enough to Ask for Help
Lessons From the Layoff: Plan for Disaster, and Be Humble Enough to Ask for Help

on January 30, 2015

This family went through some very tough times. But the lessons they learned will last a lifetime.

Charge It and Help the Environment: This New Card is Earth Friendly
Charge It and Help the Environment: This New Card is Earth Friendly

on January 30, 2015

Every dollar you spend with this card helps save the planet.

Survey: More Than Half of Americans Too Much In Debt to Save For Retirement
Survey: More Than Half of Americans Too Much In Debt to Save For Retirement

on January 23, 2015

How much have you saved for retirement? How much do you need to save for retirement? A report by HSBC says many people don’t know, and it offers ways to step it up and avoid being caught short.

Many Undergrads Are Clueless About Their Student Loan Debt
Many Undergrads Are Clueless About Their Student Loan Debt

on December 16, 2014

A new report reveals that many college students don’t understand how they’re paying for college or how much student loan debt they’ve taken on.

Federal Watchdog Goes After Student Debt Relief Scams
Federal Watchdog Goes After Student Debt Relief Scams

on December 12, 2014

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has accused two firms of tricking struggling student loan borrowers into paying high fees to receive help they can get on their own for free.

Help, AT&T Is Harassing Me. What Should I Do?
Help, AT&T Is Harassing Me. What Should I Do?

on November 26, 2014

After Lori Collins cancels her AT&T account, she expects the bills to stop. They don’t, and now the company is sending her account to collections. What can she do?

Should You Use Your Savings to Pay Off Debt?
Should You Use Your Savings to Pay Off Debt?

on November 10, 2014

We can help you figure out what might make the most sense for you and your money.

‘No-Spend November’ Can Help You Find Leaks in Your Budget
‘No-Spend November’ Can Help You Find Leaks in Your Budget

on November 7, 2014

Nicole DiVito took a November no-spending challenge. How did she do?

Student Loan Debt Is Keeping Adult Kids From Leaving the Nest
Student Loan Debt Is Keeping Adult Kids From Leaving the Nest

on October 31, 2014

A new Federal Reserve study indicates that the burden of student loan debt has kept more adult children from fleeing the comfort that Mom and Dad’s home provides.

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