There are a lot of words you can use to describe San Francisco -- scenic, eclectic, hipster-friendly, but unfortunately, cheap isn't one of them.
As of October 2015, American consumers owe $8.17 trillion in mortgages, $900 billion in credit cards, and $1.19 trillion in student loans. Home mortg...
Have an excellent credit score? That's great, but don't go cueing up the Rocky theme song as your personal soundtrack or crowning yourself a credit master.
The highway funding bill before the House would require the IRS to outsource part of its tax enforcement to private debt collectors. This policy has failed before -- when it actually lost money for the government, according to the IRS -- and remains misguided.
Adair Turner discusses his new book, Between Debt and the Devil: Money, Credit, and Fixing Global Finance and the critical questions -- and radical solutions -- that can help lift the economy for everyone.
Unless reporters give Ryan a pop quiz, they really don't know what he knows about the budget, but they do know what he says. In addition to wanting to privatize both Social Security and Medicare, Ryan has indicated that he essentially wants to shut down the federal government.
Most 20-something people would never think of buying an RV, none the less living in one. We, speaking of the millennial crowd, are on great terms with "living a simple life" and we love tiny houses for their cool, sleek style, but not RVs.
First of all, if you are perfectly happy with your life, this blog may not be for you. This is for millions of people who go to work and are miserab...
Well, at least the expectations are low now. As you can see from the chart on the right, earnings have been revised down 30% in the past week (f...
There is a saying at wealthier colleges that these institutions can afford anything that they want but not everything that they want. Families would be well advised to see how wisely and in what a college invests before they invest in the college.
This week's Senate Finance Committee hearing on Puerto Rico's financial and economic challenges brought overdue attention to the island's inadequate Medicaid funding. Unlike the 50 states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico is limited to a low, fixed amount of funding.
You have many important decisions ahead of you. Ask for help. Do your research before you make these critical choices. The path you choose will impact you for many years to come.
About nine years ago, I woke up one day, literally, over $40,000 dollars in debt. I was blindsided, I was devastated, I was confused, and most of all, I was hurt.
Any signs of China's slowdown bleeding all the way into the US economy will be seen as a disaster that could be the tipping point for the whole Global economy - OR - it could be the trigger for the next MASSIVE round of Global stimulus.
Bill Westrom just sent in an article to me to post on my GetOutOfDebt.org site and it was so on track with what I have been trying to get across to people. I had to share it with you.
State and local governments should be helping their poorest residents improve their lives, rather than perpetuating a vicious and unfair cycle that criminalizes poverty and exacerbates inequality.