Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, May 26, 2016 5:01 pm
By Mike Cetera ·

We should not fret about $1 trillion in credit card debt. Yet. Here’s why.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 10:30 am
By David McMillin ·

A new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau calls out student loan serving companies for illegal practices.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 11:47 am
By Allison Ross ·

A small provision in many private student loan contracts could result in big consequences.

Thursday, January 16, 2014 5:09 pm
By Kemberley Washington ·

Want options to repay your student loans? Here are alternatives if you are struggling with your debt.

Thursday, October 17, 2013 11:06 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

Congress has dodged U.S. default. But the clock is ticking once again.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 12:24 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

The Senate announced a deal to reopen the government and avoid U.S. default.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 11:05 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

American Bankers Association CEO Frank Keating tells Congress to raise the debt ceiling.

Tuesday, October 08, 2013 4:36 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

President Barack Obama says he’s open to a short-term budget and debt ceiling deal.

Sunday, July 08, 2012 6:00 am
By Crissinda Ponder ·

More than 30 years after Linda Brice borrowed money for college, attorneys representing the DOE drained her bank account and garnished her pay.

Sunday, July 31, 2011 7:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

What will happen to Social Security if the country defaults? One answer: “We don’t really know for sure. We’ve never done this before and I hope we don’t,” says Timothy McBride associate dean for public health at Washington University in St. Louis, and one of the nation’s experts on Social Security and Medicare. McBride thinks

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