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Bankruptcies Dropping Among Young, But Growing For Seniors

By |August 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog, General Personal Finance, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

New Study Shows More Retirees Unable to Stay Solvent Bankruptcy is a painful process at any point in life, but it’s especially excruciating when you are at or near retirement age. There’s no time to recover and build retirement income.

4 Out of 5 with Student Loans Can’t Buy a Home

By |June 15th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

New Survey Shows the Impact of Student Debt on Homeownership Financial aid in college can be your best friend or your worst nightmare. It can lead to an advanced degree that leads to a better job with higher pay and superior benefits. It can also be a hindrance: it’s the reason why millennials with student loans can’t buy a home.

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Home Prices Outpace Pay Increases

By |June 14th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

Affordable housing is increasingly hard to find in today’s market. According to data from Trulia, America’s inventory of starter homes has decreased by almost half compared to six years ago while prices rose by almost 58 percent.

Will Trump Make It Harder to Discharge Student Loan Debt?

By |June 13th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

div Bankruptcy Rules Might Go Up for Review According to the G.19 Consumer Credit Report recently released by the Federal Reserve, America’s total student loan debt has topped $1.5 billion – and we are having trouble paying off that debt. At of the end of 2017, a whopping 11 percent of student loans were either ninety days delinquent or in default.

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Best Buys for Father’s Day Gifts

By |June 12th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

Father’s Day is coming up on June 17. What can you get dad to celebrate his special day without loading up the credit cards?

How Much Will There Be in 2018 Father’s Day Spending?

By |June 11th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

Father’s Day will be here soon. Have you picked up anything for Dad yet?

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Student Loan Interest Rates Rise — What Borrowers Need to Know

By |June 7th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

Are you planning to take out student loans soon? Be prepared to pay more for the privilege.

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5 Worst Mistakes of Online Borrowing

By |June 5th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

Getting a personal loan online has grown into a multi-billion-dollar industry, with lenders ranging from individuals in peer-to-peer programs to big banks. Although countless Americans have been helped by the ability to borrow money without leaving home, others have hurt themselves by being ill prepared for the process. “Because the loans are being evaluated remotely, the chances of making a mistake are increased,” warns Todd Nelson, business development officer of LightStream.com, which offers personal loans ranging from $5,000 to $100,000 in value. Nelson reveals the five worst mistakes you can make when borrowing money online.

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Infographic: How People Searched for Their Homes This Year

By |June 4th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

Buying a home will probably be the most expensive item you ever purchase… until you buy the next one. Finding the right home at the right price is always a challenge. Discover how other American homebuyers searched for – and found – their homes in the following infographic above, based on the latest report from the National Association of Realtors.

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How to Get Money Back from Western Union Scams

By |May 29th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

Act Before May 31 to Get Your Money Back Although Western Union has served as a reliable method for rapidly sending money over long distances since the late 1800s, the service is also used by scammers with increasing frequency. This has resulted the settlement of Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that Western Union had not been doing enough to protect consumers from these scammers. The FTC has tallied over 550,000 consumer complaints of fraudulent money transfers involving Western Union between January 2004 and August 2015.

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