Credit

May 12, 2015

The Student-Loan Problem Is Worse Than We Thought

Student loans are proving to be a much bigger burden on households than previously thought.  Nearly 1 in 3  (31.5%) Americans who now have to pay down […]
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 5, 2015

Homeownership Rate Falls To Lowest Since 1993

The U.S. homeownership rate fell to the lowest level in more than two decades, extending a multi-year decline as rising prices and stagnant wages keep young […]
May 4, 2015

Survey: Young Customers Prefer Big Banks

The biggest banks still have a reputation problem, but their popularity among the youngest bank customers could be a source of hope – and a worry […]
May 1, 2015

Number of Seriously Underwater Homes Rises

The share of seriously underwater homeowners increased 0.4 percentage points from fourth quarter 2014, and while it is only a slight increase, it marks the first […]
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 […]