There’s no way around it: Americans are drowning in student loan debt. The Federal Reserve reports that nearly 50 million Americans collectively owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt. That’s $521 billion more than the total U.S. credit card debt.
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It’s never too late to get started on tackling student loan debt. It may seem overwhelming, but know you’re not alone. Here are six tips to get you started on your repayment journey.
Whether you are a novice when it comes to counting your coins or an experienced investor, there are always steps you can take to take control of your financial destiny.
There’s nothing worse than being taken advantage of — whether it’s a vandalized car, home robbery or credit card fraud. It’s hard to deal with being violated while trying to figure out what was taken and how to recover or replace it. While most of us have measures in place, including alarms and insurance, to […]
With a little planning, you can file your taxes efficiently, without the headache and at the greatest benefit to your finances.
Most of us are either in — or one paycheck away from — a financial crisis. Considering the current government shutdown, it’s now or never when it comes to taking control of our financial future.
After decades of work, easing into retirement can be an exciting time. But the luster can wear off quickly if you don’t have a good retirement-income plan already in place when those weekly paychecks stop — especially if your retirement savings and Social Security aren’t enough to cover expenses.
Millions may be missing out on experiences, cash back, and other benefits that their credit cards offer.
Managing (and saving) money can seem like the ultimate chore. With each paycheck, we promise ourselves to get our finances in order, pay down debt and not make any of the bad spending decisions we’ve previously made.
It also depends on the kind of cash advances you choose. Some reverse mortgages cost a lot more than others which reduces the amount of cash you can get from them.