5 Ever-So-Simple Strategies for Paying Off Debt in 2017

Managing Debt

5 Ever-So-Simple Strategies for Paying Off Debt in 2017

5 Ever-So-Simple Strategies for Paying Off Debt in 2017

Want to pay off your debt and save more money in 2017? You’re not alone! According to one survey of Google search data, searches for “Spend Less/Save More” were up 17.47% from 2016. Want to achieve your get-out-of-debt goal? If so, we recommend trying one of the five strategies here. 1. The Debt Snowball This... Read More

This Trick Will Help You Finally Pay Off Your Credit Card Debt

Credit Cards

This Trick Will Help You Finally Pay Off Your Credit Card Debt

This Trick Will Help You Finally Pay Off Your Credit Card Debt

In 2017, one-in-four Americans say they’re thinking about money more than just about anything else. Does that sound like you? One of the best ways to clear some of your head space may be to pay down credit card debt. Less debt means fewer minimum payments, which means an easier time managing your day-to-day cash... Read More

How to Prepare Your Money for a Trump Presidency

Personal Finance

How to Prepare Your Money for a Trump Presidency

How to Prepare Your Money for a Trump Presidency

After a volatile election, President-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States on Jan. 20. Consumers are divided over what this means for their finances — some are eager to bet big on American stocks, while others are considering hiding their cash under a mattress. To help you prepare for the changes ahead, we... Read More

Most Borrowers Don’t Think Trump Will Be So Bad for Their Student Loans

Students

Most Borrowers Don’t Think Trump Will Be So Bad for Their Student Loans

Most Borrowers Don’t Think Trump Will Be So Bad for Their Student Loans

Nearly 40% of student loan borrowers are concerned that Donald Trump’s administration will negatively impact their student loans, according to a new survey from Student Loan Hero. As the country moves into a new era of governance, some graduates are concerned that an already-difficult student debt situation will get worse. In fact, more than one-fourth... Read More

How Secure Will ‘The Cyber’ Be Under Trump?

Identity Theft

How Secure Will ‘The Cyber’ Be Under Trump?

How Secure Will ‘The Cyber’ Be Under Trump?

I have to admit that when President-elect Trump uttered “the cyber” during the first presidential debate, I was right there with the tech community in the collective eye-rolling that followed. “The Cyber” memes were born, along with real concern about the candidate’s grasp on cyber security, and with the recent announcement of former New York... Read More

Will a Trump Presidency Lead to More Predatory Lending?

Personal Finance

Will a Trump Presidency Lead to More Predatory Lending?

Will a Trump Presidency Lead to More Predatory Lending?

Free markets mean corporations and consumers are engaged in a constant arm-wrestling match over prices and rules governing marketplaces. When President-elect Donald Trump takes office, will the rules of this engagement change substantially? Already, Republicans are fighting hard to dismantle, or at least disempower, the nation’s newest federal consumer protection agency, the Consumer Financial Protection... Read More

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