Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, July 07, 2016 3:28 pm
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

Hillary Clinton is borrowing an idea from her former Democratic presidential rival Bernie Sanders that would remove the burden of paying for college from many families.

Thursday, May 05, 2016 9:21 am
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

The 2016 average student debt total is $37,173, a bump of 6.05% over 2015 and the largest it’s ever been.

Wednesday, August 05, 2015 2:19 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Student loans aren’t forever. If your income is low, you can apply to have your loan discharged after 20-25 years of payments.

Thursday, November 06, 2014 2:00 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

If you’re retired and struggling to pay student loans, here are some options.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:23 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

More seniors are on the hook for student loan debt, and their Social Security checks are being garnished to pay it off.

Thursday, January 16, 2014 2:57 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Citizens Bank offers loan to refinance or consolidate private student debt.

Monday, November 04, 2013 2:03 pm
By Steve Bucci · Bankrate.com

Most people still owe their student loans after filing for bankruptcy.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 11:36 am
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

The federal government ordered Chase to clean up its debt collection practices and help affected consumers.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 4:57 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Credit card balances increased year-over-year for the first time in five years, according to Equifax.

Thursday, August 01, 2013 4:30 pm
By Christina Couch · Bankrate.com

Congress has finally agreed on something — the new student loan bill. With the house passing the bill 392-31, what does it mean for upcoming loan rates?

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