Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, February 20, 2016 7:05 am
By Mitch Strohm ·

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling recently launched a national student loan counseling program that aims to help millions struggling to repay.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 3:32 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Why are millennials more likely to use personal loans? One reason is because they are delaying home ownership and can’t borrow against the equity in their homes.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 5:20 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

According to Vanguard, 27% of participants in voluntary enrollment plans contributed below the level required to receive the full employer matching contribution in 2012.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 6:05 am
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

A new study suggests young folk can still pay off other loans — and score more financing, too — despite those burgeoning balances.

Monday, May 11, 2015 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

Hear about a survey identifying our favorite remodeling jobs, and learn about new student loan help.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 9:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Going to college is an expensive proposition. Need-based financial aid and scholarships help, but many students and families will rely on student loans in meeting the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) for college expenses. I’m conflicted about President Obama’s initiative to expand the number of former students who qualify to have their student loan burden reduced.

Monday, May 12, 2014 12:09 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Auction results for the May 10-year Treasury note will impact student loan interest rates.

Tuesday, August 06, 2013 3:34 pm
By David McMillin ·

A new survey shows that young professionals are struggling at earning and saving enough money.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 6:04 pm
By Crissinda Ponder ·

The CFPB held a field hearing Wednesday to explore student loan affordability issues and find ways for private student loan borrowers to manage their debt.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 3:40 pm
By Naomi Mannino ·

President Barack Obama’s speeches to colleges students are a good reminder to think twice …