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May 7, 2015

Housing Costs Eat Up 50% of Some Renters' Income

According to a recent analysis of Census data by Enterprise Community Partners, more than 1 in 4 U.S. renters have to use at least half their […]
May 6, 2015

Homeownership Out of Reach for 33% of Americans

Home affordability among the least affluent third of Americans has worsened sharply over the past two years, as the housing market has recovered but incomes have […]
April 30, 2015

6 Myths of "Good" Credit Card Use Debunked

Credit cards can cause problems for those who overcharge and can’t pay their bills on time, but they can also be valuable tools for building credit […]
April 29, 2015

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

A recent study by Fidelity Investments focused on what it takes to become a millionaire without the help of a game show, and found that many […]
April 27, 2015

Consumer Debt Tracking Service Teams Up with TransUnion

Global Debt Registry, a tech startup working to provide clarity to the murky world of debt collection, is starting to build momentum. It recently announced a […]
April 24, 2015

Millennials Just Say 'No' To Credit Cards

Millennials may be so spooked by their chances in the job market and by student debt that they’re forgoing credit cards.  A survey found that approximately […]
April 23, 2015

A Good Spring Cleaning … For Your Finances

Spring is here and summer is approaching – it’s not only a great time to spruce up your home and organize your closets, but it’s also […]
April 22, 2015

Falling Behind: Grim Outlook for Student Loans

More borrowers are failing to make payments on their student loans five years after leaving college, painting a grim picture for borrowers, according to the Federal […]
April 21, 2015

Tight Credit Creates Challenge for Former Homeowners

Only about 1 in 4 former homeowners who lost property during the housing crash will soon become buyers again as tight credit keeps many out of […]