Student Loans

February 19, 2015

Americans Borrowing More, Delinquencies Climb

Household debt – including mortgages, credit cards, auto loans and student loans – rose $117 billion from October to December to $11.8 trillion, according to the […]
February 10, 2015

Our Depressing Student Debt Problem

There’s “a clear positive correlation between a state’s student debt growth and the rate at which its 25 year-olds live with their parents,” according to a […]
January 23, 2015

How Much Will You Spend on Interest in Your Lifetime?

The average American consumer will pay nearly $280,000 in interest over their lifetime, a figure that varies dramatically from state to state based on credit scores […]
January 22, 2015

Looking for a Reason to Stay in Debt?

Do you remember the moment you decided to get out of debt?  You were sick and tired of being sick and tired. You might have even […]
January 15, 2015

Why Did My Credit Score Drop?

Being late on one bill can’t hurt your credit score that much, right? Wrong! Not only can a single, small late payment slice 100 points off […]
January 13, 2015

Experian Now Offers FICO Credit Scores

Experian, one of the three primary credit bureaus, is now offering FICO scores when consumers sign up for its credit-monitoring products and services.  FICO is the […]
January 5, 2015

January is the Perfect Month for a Debt Detox

Forget your weight-loss resolution. Trade your juice cleanse for a debt detox. Those financial burdens don’t just weigh us down mentally — they also put future […]
December 19, 2014

Shifts in Debt Create Challengess for ARM Professionals

A recent credit report study from TransUnion found that the composition of loans that people typically carry has materially changed for both the youngest and oldest […]
December 15, 2014

Now or Later? Prioritizing Your Debts

We often hear about good debt and bad debt. That’s probably because we’d all be depressed if financial experts went around referring to bad debt and […]