credit card debt

August 4, 2017

Most Americans Die With Debt

You’re probably going to die with some debt to your name. In fact, 73% of consumers had outstanding debt when they were reported as dead, according […]
June 6, 2017

73% of Americans Have Financial Regrets

Nearly 3-in-4 U.S. adults have financial regrets, according to a new report. The most common is not saving for retirement early enough, followed by not […]
March 3, 2016

Consumer Debt Rises with Age

Debt held by consumers in the U.S. as they age is rising, according to an analysis by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.  From 2003 […]
October 23, 2014

What's in Your (Consumer Loan) Wallet?

A new TransUnion study found that the consumer loan wallet – the composition of loans that people typically carry – has materially changed for both the youngest and […]
February 26, 2014

Student Loans and Home Mortgages Don't Mix

An April 2013 New York Fed study found student loans were preventing many recent graduates from buying their first home. Now another study, from the home […]
January 10, 2012

Reduce Credit Card Debt in '12

Trimming the fat may be the most popular New Year’s resolution out there, but trimming your debt is not far behind for a lot of people.  […]
September 20, 2011

6 Credit Report Items That Scare Lenders

You pay your bills on time and never miss a payment. If you’re still having trouble with credit, something on your credit report could be scaring […]
April 26, 2011

Sign of the Times: Economic Decline

The United States is in the middle of a devastating long-term economic decline and it is getting really hard to deny it.  Until we understand exactly […]