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June 16, 2014

Deja Vu: Student Loan Problems Mimic Mortgage Defaults

Student loans, along with mortgages and car loans, have become one of the three largest sources of credit, exceeding credit-card debt. This growth in student debt […]
June 13, 2014

Planning for the Unplanned Moments

Good, bad or indifferent, life happens. Sometimes, it’s expensive and comes out of the blue. Whether it’s plunking down money you don’t have for a new […]
June 12, 2014

6 Things You Should Never Borrow Money To Buy

Generally speaking, borrowing for a house, your education, or perhaps even a vehicle can be beneficial. However, there are some items that you should never borrow […]
June 11, 2014

The "American Dream" is Dying

More than half of Americans think the so-called American Dream is dying. According to a new poll conducted by ORC International for CNNMoney, 59% of the […]
June 10, 2014

6 Simple Steps to Get Your Finances on Track

Time for a Check-In – Most of us know we could make improvements to our finances. But we’re either not sure where to start, or we’re […]
June 9, 2014

N.J. Residents To Spend "Golden Years" Elsewhere?

An unaffordable cost of living and high taxes are the reason more than half of New Jersey’s working adults polled recently by Fairleigh Dickinson University say […]
June 4, 2014

The 10 Most Common Student Loan Mistakes

Student loans are complicated. And, unfortunately, most freshly-minted freshmen sign those promissory notes without having a clue about student loans (let alone know what a promissory […]
June 3, 2014

The Class of 2014 Just Made History … Not in a Good Way

Congratulations, class of 2014! Not for graduating – but for earning one of the more dubious distinctions in recent memory: You’ve officially been named “the most […]