Search Results for 'help with debt'
Stacy Johnson on October 21, 2016
One in 5 Americans able to borrow from their 401(k)s have done so. But that doesn’t mean it’s a great idea.
Krystal Steinmetz on October 16, 2016
A new study reveals the extent of the financial struggles experienced by residents of one U.S. city. Can you guess where they live?
Nancy Dunham on September 28, 2016
Adult kids want to move back in? Don’t unload the truck before you agree on these points.
Karla Bowsher on July 14, 2016
Federal debt is on track to soon surpass record levels set in the period following World War II. What is behind the trend?
Karla Bowsher on May 2, 2016
Some people are more likely to be granted a credit card limit increase than others.
Krystal Steinmetz on April 11, 2016
A new survey reveals that many grads don’t know their total student loan balance and more than a third don’t know what they pay in interest.
Stacy Johnson on February 19, 2016
Every January, we resolve to do things like pay down debt. And about this time every year, our enthusiasm begins to fade. Did you resolve to become debt-free this year? Read this.
Jim Gold on January 31, 2016
It’s not a question of if but when you will become a victim of identity theft, officials warn as they offer consumers more help to ease the pain.
Krystal Steinmetz on January 11, 2016
The Empire State has launched the country’s first income-based student loan repayment program. Find out how the program works and who can benefit.
Krystal Steinmetz on January 6, 2016
After a lull during the Great Recession, the use of plastic is resurgent in the U.S. economy. Find out who leads the pack in the return to swipe- now, pay-later behavior.
Krystal Steinmetz on November 25, 2015
A new report reveals that the average size of student loans has increased, and a growing number of student loan borrowers are 90 days behind or defaulting on their loans.
Krystal Steinmetz on September 28, 2015
This benefit could help PricewaterhouseCoopers compete for college graduates and, it says, help solve a societal problem caused by student loan debt.
Krystal Steinmetz on September 16, 2015
The federal government alleges that this law firm collected tens of millions in illegal upfront fees from debt-laden consumers and did not deliver on promises to help them.
Stacy Johnson on September 15, 2015
This reader has bad marks on her credit history, is worried they’ll prevent her from getting a job, and wants to get them removed. There are millions of Americans in her shoes.
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