Student Loans

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 […]
May 29, 2014

These Money Beliefs Hurt More Than They Help

How often have you thought, “If I just make more money, I’ll surely be happy?” Or, the other side of the proverbial coin, “Money is the […]
May 28, 2014

Where is the Average Student Loan Burden the Largest?

More than a million Americans this year will graduate with substantial student loan debt, the National Conference of State Legislatures recently reported. The graduates will have […]
May 22, 2014

Recovery Aftermath: The Decline of New Households

Americans are swimming in debt and that’s holding back the economy, says Cardiff Garcia, U.S. editor of financial news site, FT Alphaville. By the end of […]
May 15, 2014

Student Debt Weighing Down Young Americans

The difference in how well young adults with college degrees are living depends significantly on whether or not they’re carrying student debt, according to the Pew […]
May 8, 2014

The Prom Bubble Goes Pop!

Families overall will be spending less on taffeta and tuxedos for prom this year, but mom and dad still will be footing most of the bill, […]
April 28, 2014

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

The clear advantages of paying off your mortgage as quickly as possible have changed quite a bit over the past few years. The urgency to pay […]
April 25, 2014

Retirement 101: Teach Them While They're Young

If you’re investing for retirement or if you’re working toward that goal, we don’t need to explain how you’ll benefit from it. The mere thought of […]