Episode 8: Also discussed is whether boycotts are an effective tactic to get companies to change their policies and why we should consider increasing the pay of our politicians to get a better slate of candidates.
The Black-white homeownership gap is larger today than it was in 1968 when the Fair Housing Act, which outlawed discrimination when Americans buy or rent a home, apply for a mortgage…
With interest rates lower than they’ve been in years, many consumers are looking to buy a home or refinance their student loans. So, is there any reason why you can’t do both?
Also, if you're still trying to catch up on what's going on with GameStop's stock, here's an explanation and a look at how it affects (or doesn't affect) your finances.
If you find yourself with more financial flexibility due to the student loan payment pause, here’s how you can make the most of it.
Here’s a guess: There aren’t many of us who’d care to redo 2020. COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, changed everything, killing more than 365,000 Americans (as of this writing in early January) and taking the economy on an even wilder ride than the Great Recession, just a decade ago.
The pause on federal student loans began March 13 as part of the original coronavirus relief package and has now been extended twice by the Trump administration, most recently through Jan. 31.
The payment pause, known as a forbearance, began March 13 as part of the original coronavirus relief package and in August was extended through the end of the year by President Donald Trump.
The 2020 presidential election could change the way you repay student loans, whether debt forgiveness is in your future and even how you or your children pay for college. Campaign…
Students watching the COVID-19 pandemic play out have reason to be wary of taking on additional loans for college. With what could be a slow economic recovery, signing up for…
When you spend your days dispensing advice about student loans, you learn a thing or two about navigating the system.
Undergraduate federal student loan interest rates could fall below 3% for the first time in more than 15 years this July.
An Ohio man is pondering what to do with the 55,000 duplicate statements addressed to his home by a student loan company.
The student loan statistics used in this analysis are from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Household Debt Statistics report. Median earnings for college graduates are from the U.S. Census Bureau 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Public higher education funding statistics are from the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association 2018 State Higher Education Finance report.