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Student Credit Card Debt

What Drives Credit Card Debt?

Amy Traub | Posted 07.01.2014 | Business
Amy Traub

Why do some people stagger under a mountain of credit card debt, paying high interest rates on their outstanding balances and never seeming to come out ahead, while others rarely if ever carry debt for long, despite pulling out their plastic on a regular basis?

Study: Younger Generation Could Be Paying Credit Debt Until They Die

Jeff Hindenach | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business
Jeff Hindenach

A new study released on Monday shows that the younger generation will take longer to pay off this debt, and projects that many will continue to add credit card debt into their 70s.

How I Got in (and Out of) $5,000 Credit Card Debt

Serena Piper | Posted 01.28.2013 | College
Serena Piper

It's disappointing that there doesn't seem to be a trusted, safe way to earn a little good credit. If we're failing to be financially responsible now, while we're still in college, what does that say about our futures, when only more "big" decisions are to come?