Most of Us Don't Know Our Credit Card APR
Most of Us Don't Know Our Credit Card APR

Are you getting the best deal on your credit cards? If you regularly carry a balance, a new survey from CreditCards.com suggests there's almost a 50/50 chance you don't know how good your deal is – because you...

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Why check your credit report and credit score? Why wouldn't you?
Why check your credit report and credit score? Why wouldn't you?

Your credit report and credit score act as warning signs for your financial health. Ignore them at your own risk.

June 19th, 7:18 am
First-Time Homebuyers Setting Records
First-Time Homebuyers Setting Records

Prospective first-time homebuyers are facing stiff challenges as they enter today's housing market – including finding an affordable home. A profound shortage of starter homes is limiting choices and raising home prices....

June 19th, 4:13 am
5 ways to have your student loans forgiven
5 ways to have your student loans forgiven

Does your student loan situation look hopeless? Don't give up hope yet.

June 18th, 7:03 am
Income share agreements
Income share agreements

While the job market has improved for recent graduates, many are struggling with excessive debt

June 15th, 12:10 pm
How We Made Our Down Payments (Infographic)
How We Made Our Down Payments (Infographic)

You may not need to make a down payment of 20% but putting together the down payment is still one of the most challenging steps in buying a home. Check out our infographic above to see what obstacles other recent homebuyers...

June 15th, 4:11 am
Employers Offer to Help Pay Student Loans
Employers Offer to Help Pay Student Loans

It's not uncommon for companies to help with tuition payments for their employees who are continuing their education, especially if they are working toward a professional degree that will help them in their job or with...

June 14th, 10:11 pm
Home prices outpace pay increases
Home prices outpace pay increases

Affordable housing? What affordable housing?

June 14th, 7:37 am
Best buys for Father's Day
Best buys for Father's Day

Father's Day is coming up on June 17th. What can you get Dad to celebrate his special day without loading up the credit cards?

June 13th, 8:27 am
Is Trump Making It Easier To Get Out From Student Loan Debt?
Is Trump Making It Easier To Get Out From Student Loan Debt?

According to the G.19 Consumer Credit Report recently released by the Federal Reserve, America's total student loan debt has topped $1.5 billion – and we are having trouble paying off that debt. At of the end of 2017, a...

June 13th, 4:11 am
4 out of 5 young borrowers blame student loan debt for not owning a home
4 out of 5 young borrowers blame student loan debt for not owning a home

A student loan can be your best friend or your worst nightmare

June 12th, 10:00 am
Top 5 Student Debt Warnings
Top 5 Student Debt Warnings

As a nation, America's student debt load is reaching crisis proportions. The New York Federal Reserve puts the total student loan debt at over $1.52 trillion, with the delinquency rate over 11%. Is your personal...

June 12th, 4:10 am
Your unpaid student loan could cost you your tax refund
Your unpaid student loan could cost you your tax refund

If you've lost a tax refund to an offset, you aren't alone

June 11th, 8:00 am
Student loan interest rates rise
Student loan interest rates rise

Are you planning to take out student loans soon? Be prepared to pay more for the privilege

June 8th, 7:40 am
How We Chose Our Homes (Infographic)
How We Chose Our Homes (Infographic)

Is your home bigger than average? What made you fall in love with your home? This infographic in our Keys to Homeownership series explores the factors that American homebuyers considered when choosing their homes. If...

June 8th, 4:09 am
Jumbo Student Loans Increasing
Jumbo Student Loans Increasing

"Jumbo shrimp" sounds contradictory but can be quite enjoyable. "Jumbo debt"? Not so much, especially for students. There's nothing inherently wrong with large student loans, and historically the default rate has been...

June 7th, 10:09 pm
5 worst mistakes of online borrowing
5 worst mistakes of online borrowing

Although countless Americans have been helped by the ability to borrow money without leaving home, others have hurt themselves by being ill prepared for the process.

June 7th, 8:10 am
The Geography Of Student Loan Debt
The Geography Of Student Loan Debt

America's outstanding student loan debt reached $1.52 trillion in the first quarter of 2018, according to information from the New York Fed. Have you ever wondered whether a significant amount of that debt is located in...

June 6th, 10:09 pm
How much do you know about retirement?
How much do you know about retirement?

It takes solid planning and fiscal discipline during your working years to enjoy a financially comfortable retirement. But how can you properly plan if you don't really understand how to manage your money?

June 6th, 8:21 am
Free credit freezes and more credit changes you need to know
Free credit freezes and more credit changes you need to know

Could President Trump's newest law be damaging to your credit?

June 5th, 8:30 am
Current State Of Student Loan Debt
Current State Of Student Loan Debt

America has reached a new economic milestone – or maybe a millstone – of $1.52 trillion. Which of the following does this number represent? 1. The latest contract for a professional athlete 2. Your current credit card...

June 5th, 4:08 am
3 tips before applying for a rewards credit card
3 tips before applying for a rewards credit card

Unless you are just starting out and have no credit history, or are attempting to rebuild poor credit, you should be able to qualify for a rewards credit card

June 1st, 8:14 am
How We Searched For Our Homes (Infographic)
How We Searched For Our Homes (Infographic)

Buying a home will probably be the most expensive item you ever purchase… until you buy the next one! MoneyTips is happy to help you get free mortgage and refinance quotes from top lenders. Finding the right home at the...

June 1st, 4:07 am
Why aren't 529 plans more popular?
Why aren't 529 plans more popular?

How do you plan to fund your children's education?

May 31st, 9:34 am
Americans' biggest money mistakes
Americans' biggest money mistakes

You've made some life decisions that you've regretted, and some of those decisions surely involve money. What sort of money mistakes have you made?

May 30th, 9:49 am
Nearly 1 In 2 Say They've Never Been Taught "Credit Cards"
Nearly 1 In 2 Say They've Never Been Taught "Credit Cards"

Where did you learn how to handle credit cards? According to a new survey conducted by the website CreditCardsExplained.com, there's almost a 50% chance that you're self-taught. The survey of 2,500 respondents...

May 30th, 4:06 am
7 questions to ask before refinancing your student loan
7 questions to ask before refinancing your student loan

Are you having difficulties paying off your student loan debt? If you don't qualify for other methods of help, refinancing your student loan might be a suitable option

May 29th, 8:19 am
10 Worst States To Live In With A Bad Credit Score
10 Worst States To Live In With A Bad Credit Score

What's worse than a bad credit score? Having bad credit and living in a state where bad credit makes life even more difficult. RewardExpert, a rewards optimization site, compared factors such as cost of living, usury...

May 26th, 4:04 am
How the tax cut bill is raising your state taxes
How the tax cut bill is raising your state taxes

Because state taxes are often linked to the federal tax code in different ways, changes in the federal tax law have ripple effects that are felt throughout the states

May 25th, 9:59 am
3 of 4 workers concerned about social security
3 of 4 workers concerned about social security

Are you counting on Social Security for most of your retirement funds – and if so, how comfortable are you that the funds will be there at retirement?

May 25th, 9:57 am