These days, it's difficult to obtain a university degree without getting enveloped in the dark cloud of student debt, a cloud that's darkening rapidly. U.S. student loan debt is now reported to be growing by an estimated $2,726 every single second. Currently, over 43 million borrowers are holding $1.3 trillion [...]
Whether you were a Trump supporter or not, the $1.3 billion student debt issue is one that needs to be tackled. Trump called student debt an 'albatross' around the necks of borrowers. While he didn’t spend a lot of his election talking about student loans, he did offer several plans to solve...
Want to be completely debt free? Andy Hill, of Marriage, Kids, and Money, shares the strategies and tactics he and his wife are using to pay off their mortgage in […] The post How to Pay Off Your Mortgage in Five Years appeared first on Couple Money.
Fewer Brits would vote to leave the European Union (EU) if given a second chance according to new YouGov research commissioned by the financial entrepreneur behind the Campaign For Fair Finance and who heads price comparison website FairMoney.com. A new opinion poll now reverses the referendum result. But as we [...]
Shutterstock Is your credit score below 760? That’s the score at which you are likely to get the best interest rates on a mortgage. If you’re not interested in buying a home but need to rent a new apartment, it will still be a challenge if your credit score is below [...]
Malware burrows into your computer and steals information. Here's how to avoid this cyberthievery.
Baby Boomers, the "empty nest" is under attack again. Surprisingly, your Millennial children are not the cause; the new culprits are your parents, who want to spend their elder years at home. Maybe it's time for that discussion with your parents before assuming the role of primary caregiver.
How to form a Resilience Circle if you're unemployed after 50 and two who bounced back from faking normal.
By Chris Brantner One of the things that nearly everyone can agree on is cable and internet packages are way too expensive. That’s why it’s incredibly important to figure out a way to get a great deal on a reliable high-speed internet service. Show More Summary
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College students are notoriously hard to shop for. Here are some ideas for holiday gifts that won't get the eye-roll.
Advisors to President-elect Donald Trump have been vocal about rescinding the Department of Labor’s new fiduciary rule, introduced earlier this year to protect retirement savers from advice that isn’t fully in their best interests. The rule has already been under fire from the securities industry, and lack of presidential support [...]
Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Galileo on learning “You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.” – Galileo At first, I thought this quote was silly. Show More Summary
It’s time to sit back, relax and enjoy a little joe … Welcome to another rousing edition of Black Coffee, your off-beat weekly round-up of what’s been going on in the world of money and personal finance. And away we go … Credits and Debits Debit: There are more signs that the 30-year bond bubble […]
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Are some millennials planning to work, well, forever? It seems so, at least according to a new report looking at financial plans of Americans. Shutterstock A stunning 83% of millennials said they intend to work in retirement, according to the discount brokerage service Merrill Edge’s survey of more than 1,000 Americans conducted [...]
I suspected my pile of computer books wasn’t worth too much, but it was worse than I thought … Have you ever been concerned that you could turn into a hoarder? This concern crosses my mind more often than I care to admit. It usually crops up when I have to tear my office apart to […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!
H&C – it sounds like the name of a health-food chain or a magazine for nudists. In fact it is my own contraction for two words that are inescapable in company reports at this time. Headwinds. And challenges. A headwind,...
We track down a fake-news creator in the suburbs, uncover his empire of fake-news sites, and get him to tell us his secrets.
Quién Sabe? A 4% yield is a reasonable working hypothesis. Leave 5% or even 6% as historical reference points best left to academics to mull over. Each business cycle revolves around its own set of pressure points, but it's hard to find any dire indicators surfacing as yet. Teamsters and [...]