Several government-backed income-based payment plans are available to ease the monthly payment burden of those struggling to pay off ...
Live in the Moment or Pay off Debt? YOLO -- the popular phrase that almost everyone knows, You Only Live Once. It's a phrase that started as a joke, b...
The average American household has $15,000 in credit card debt alone. Credit card debt has much higher interest rates than mortgages or student loans. Fortunately, there are two major weapons to attack your credit card debt and repair your financial standing.
The power of the majority always rules. The following 6 myths are considered as true by most people - just ask your neighbor about any of them and you'll see. It is time to debunk them one by one and give you the real truth about the matter. Many have fallen under false premises and we are eager to liberate you from the shackles of financial deceptions.
Like oil and water, debt and retirement don't go together very well. Living on a fixed income while still making monthly credit card or mortgage payme...
The spin around the release of the president's fiscal year 2017 budget proposals is that it is a "vision statement" of a progressive president no longer bound by any pretense of legislative viability.
This past November, students rallied on college campuses around the U.S. in the Million Student March to advocate for a minimum wage hike, free tuition and the cancellation of all student debt. We can all be encouraged by this revolution and hope more people will take up the cause.
Although Puerto Rico's 3.5 million residents are Americans, they are not represented by voting members of Congress, helping to often make them afterthoughts in congressional debates. But the island's problems are neither small nor remote.
The class of 2015 was the most indebted in the history of the United States. According to the Wall Street Journal, over 70% of these graduates held so...
In the midst of the season it's easy to forget how expensive it can be, but when January rolls around, credit card bills are there to remind you.
Some of these decisions are simple. Some of them, complex. One thing is certain: They all have the potential to make a real impact on your life. In a decade, your world can look quite a bit different than it is today - all because of these decisions.
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.