Student Loans

April 25, 2013

College Debt and the Impact on Retirement

Here are some staggering student debt facts: Members of the class of 2011 owed an average of $26,600 in student loans upon graduation, 5% more than […]
April 11, 2013

5 Common Mistakes That Will Damage Your Credit

Building a solid credit history is one of the most important things you can do from a financial perspective. By doing so, you’ll be able to […]
April 8, 2013

Responsible Ways to Pay Down Your Mortgage

So you’re interested in a mortgage where you have lower interest rates, an earlier payoff date, and smaller monthly payments. Good news: There are a number […]
April 4, 2013

The 10 Plagues of Bad Credit

You may not even realize the impact bad credit has on your life, but if you take a close look, you’ll see that it is likely […]
April 1, 2013

Prepaid Debit Cards – Are They Worth It?

If there’s one person we regularly look to for money advice, it’s Justin Bieber.  With his squeal-inducing face on the cover of the new SpendSmart card, […]
March 28, 2013

10 Ways Credit Doesn't Seem Fair

It never fails. You think you’re doing all the right things when it comes to your credit. You pay off an old delinquent debt, close old […]
March 11, 2013

Young Adults Refrain from Piling Up Debt

Young people are racking up larger amounts of student debt than ever before, but fresh data suggest they are becoming warier of borrowing in general: Total […]
February 26, 2013

Financial Freedom in 2013

The internet is brimming with financial advice – from growing your credit score to working with debt collectors to dealing with identity theft. In today’s post, […]