January can be a depressing month. The holidays are over, the holiday shopping bills are coming due, and in most of the country, it's cold and gray. No wonder many people have been talking about Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year.
In general, it's a good rule of thumb to pay off the debt that carries the highest interest rate. The higher the rate, the more it's costing you over time.
lmost everyone - including me - knows the sinking feeling of seeing a credit card balance at the end of the month that's bigger than it should be. The reason for overspending might be psychological: It's easy to take on more debt than you can afford without even realizing it. So what do you do?
Millennials have been flocking to Clinton's campaign since she began discussing her ideas of how to make an education more affordable and wages higher. With so many appealing ideas for the younger generation, it is no wonder Clinton is one of the Democratic parties favorites.
To begin exploring recent global economic developments tied to a Chinese economic downturn students can read and analyze a modified version of a recent New York Times economic report and use it to identify their own questions and topics for research.
It appears that it is not so much the policies, but the man (and party) supporting them, that earns universal condemnation from Republicans. Consider another policy that Rubin indignantly lists: Obama's recent executive actions on gun control.
It's not a myth! Every student loan borrower has to repay their debt, even if they are unable to find a job after graduating or didn't graduate at all. However, some repayment options can lead to your federal student loans being forgiven, canceled, or discharged.
When you're whittling away at credit card debt, a high interest rate can make it seem like the balance barely budges from month to month. Balance transfer credit cards offer a solution, but not all of these cards are the same.
MoneyTips Santa was not so kind to your friends and relatives this year, so you felt the need to fill the gap. You overspent on holiday gifts, and n...
Unfortunately, it's a very common occurrence for freelancers to get screwed over by a client. And, that's never good for business. To prevent that from happening, here the steps that you should take if you want to ensure payment from a client, as well what to if a client doesn't pay.
OK, I'm not going to call the following your Financial New Year's Resolutions because too many resolutions get broken all too easily (yes I'm talking to you, cheesecake!) But these 5 steps really do have the power to transform your money picture from meh to mega.
By Morgan Quinn, Contributor At the beginning of every year, you pick a New Year's resolution. Sometimes you succeed at stickin...
Many people set goals for themselves throughout the year and they plan on working on those goals for the full 12 months of the year.
The idea of "holiday debt" suggests that spending and debt go hand in hand. But spending isn't inherently bad, and neither is credit. Money is meant to be used -- used in a smart, responsible, and thoughtful way.
From a young age, I knew what a burden credit card debt could be. For a time, while my dad was in grad school, my parents supported our family o...
Ideally, the child support system should ensure all the financial necessities needed to raise a child are covered, with both parents providing fair and adequate contributions. However, time and time again the system fails in this regard.