3 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News
Dismissing a veto threat from President Barack Obama, lawmakers in the House passed legislation that links student loan rates to the ups and downs of the financial markets in a vote largely along party lines.
3 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Credit card debt is some of the highest interest debt available to consumers today.
3 hrs ago | Denver Post
In this Feb. 7, 2011 file photo, Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt. speaks at a news conference in Barre, Vt.
5 hrs ago | SBWire
Credit Yogi would like to provide support with advice on finding personal loans: - Determining the Debt Picture - Finding Companies - Other Avenues to Better or Repay Debt Determining the Debt Picture It's good to map out the debt picture before approaching lenders for loans.
8 hrs ago | Scoop
Have you heard the story about the kids who used their mum's credit card details to buy up large online? Or the one about the person who saved all their PINs disguised as phone numbers on their mobile which was then stolen by a thief who saw through the disguise and went on a spending spree? Both were left out of pocket because they breached terms ... (more)
12 hrs ago | Forbes.com
Whether it's by accumulating credit card debt, missing a few debt payments, doing a short sale, or even filing for bankruptcy protection, you may be one of the many people whose credit has been hurt during the weak economy over the past few years.
New Mexicans who have federal student loan debt may see their interest rates double unless Congress acts by July 1. But many expect that, similar to last year, Congress will take action just before the deadline, staving off the sharp increases for students who have taken out subsidized Stafford loans, which are federally subsidized and guaranteed ... (more)
A proposal by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., proposal to reduce interest rates on student loans has one big economic backer: Nobel Prize laureate Joseph Stiglitz.
The ability of African Americans to build wealth is hampered by competing financial priorities and lagging ownership of investments, according to a study by Prudential Financial Inc.
In what is now an annual ritual, a new crop of college graduates has been crowned the most indebted class in American history.
Alabama had the second highest credit card delinquency rate nationwide in the first quarter, according to an analysis by Chicago-based TransUnion.
Student loan debt is a huge problem these days. The total amount of U.S. student loan debt has reached about $1 trillion and the average amount owed is $25,000. Surprisingly, the majority of student loan holders are over 30 years old - which means a lot of people are being limited by their student loan debt .
Private student loan borrowers are so hard up for money within eight years of leaving college that about half have had to let go of everyday services like cable TV and Internet access, and more than a third have borrowed from friends or family just to keep up with their college debt payments and meet basic living expenses.
It's graduation season. Did your teenager have to take a financial literacy course to don that cap and gown? Probably not.
I'd like to pay off about $5,000 in credit card debt over the next one to two years.