student loan debt

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 […]
April 17, 2017

Student Loan Debt May Have Adverse Long-Term Impact

Rising student loan debt in the United States could ultimately hurt overall home ownership and consumer spending and erode colleges’ and universities’ ability to elevate lower-income students.  New […]
March 14, 2017

Millennials Locked Out of Housing Market Again

For quite some time, we’ve heard that Millennials have put off buying a home.  These reasons include student debt load, tighter lending standards, and simply not wanting […]
March 11, 2016

States With the Most Household Debt

Total U.S. household debt continued to climb in the fourth quarter of 2015. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Quarterly Report on Household […]
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 […]
April 22, 2015

Falling Behind: Grim Outlook for Student Loans

More borrowers are failing to make payments on their student loans five years after leaving college, painting a grim picture for borrowers, according to the Federal […]
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 […]
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 […]
April 21, 2014

$1 trillion student loan debt widens US wealth gap

Here’s a sobering statistic – there are roughly 37 million young workers in the U.S. saddled with $1 trillion in student debt, who may never catch […]