1 hr ago
Dallas Morning News
African Americans making financial progress but still have some ways to go, study says
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.
7 hrs ago
George C. Ford wrote a new blog post: Iowa credit card delinquency rate nearly lowest in U.S.
Iowa's credit card delinquency rate was nearly the lowest in the nation in the first quarter.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Huffington Post
Student Debt Reaches New Heights
In what is now an annual ritual, a new crop of college graduates has been crowned the most indebted class in American history.
Alabamians are delinquents when it comes to credit card debt
Alabama had the second highest credit card delinquency rate nationwide in the first quarter, according to an analysis by Chicago-based TransUnion.
4 Steps to Help You Pay Off Your Student Loans
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 .
Georgia Politics Unfiltered
The Democratic Party of Georgia Reports Having $18K in Debt and a $10K Credit Card Bill
Monday, the Democratic Party of Georgia filed its Federal Elections Commission report for the period beginning 1 April 2013 and ending 30 April 2013.
Mon May 20, 2013
Poll: Student loan borrowers pile on credit card debt and forgo everyday services
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.
Three Easy Financial Lessons for Your Kids
It's graduation season. Did your teenager have to take a financial literacy course to don that cap and gown? Probably not.
A debt payment plan that'll boost your credit
I'd like to pay off about $5,000 in credit card debt over the next one to two years.
In This Corner: Tapping into your home's equity
Home improvement project? Funds for college tuition? Credit card bills? If any of these hit home with you, now may be the perfect time to take advantage of your home's equity.
Sat May 18, 2013
Plain Dealing: Credit myths that can trip you up
The idea of "credit" has become a modern-day Medusa. We have a tangle of credit scores, reports and scoring formulas.
6 Start-Ups Tackling the Student Loan Crisis
A group of community-minded start-ups hope to ease the burden of college tuition with the concept of crowdfunding.
The Kansas City Star
Kansas Citians carry the highest credit card debt, study says
The average Kansas City credit card consumer carried an average balance of $2,743.09, based on data collected as of April 1 by Manilla.com, an online personal finance business that helps people manage their bills and credit card accounts.
Fri May 17, 2013
Rocky Mount Telegram
Millions miss chance to lighten loan burden
Brandon Prince sits inside his truck March 16 in Boise, Idaho, as he prepared to begin living in the vehicle.
Bedford woman should watch out for identity problems since she has same name as fiance's ex-wife
Q: I am engaged to a gentleman who had declared bankruptcy when he lived out West, along with is wife at the time.
Milwaukee Courier Online
Student loan crisis is coming to a head
The student loan burden is reaching crisis proportions. Young Americans are being saddled with unsustainable debts.
Thu May 16, 2013
NBC Los Angeles
Powerball: 12 Ways to Spend Your Winnings
No one won Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, which is good news for somebody: There will be an even bigger drawing on Saturday night.
Detroit Free Press
Susan Tompor: Will a zillion credit card miles get you anywhere this summer?
'American Idol' may have a fraction of the ratings it did just a couple of seasons ago, but it sure... ■ If you're going to carry a balance for a year or more, you could be better off with a 0% credit card with no annual fee instead of a travel-rewards credit card.
Wed May 15, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
A College Student's Guide To Building Awesome Credit
And that's not a bad thing. You haven't needed credit up to this point, and this is the time when most people start worrying about things like credit scores and credit cards.
Ask Tony: I was snowed in ... and my claim was frozen out
On the day we were supposed to travel, there were amber weather warnings and we were asked not to drive unless absolutely necessary.