Not everyone carries a balance on their credit cards from month to month, but for those who do, the average balance per household is now $9,600. That’s about 17% of the average U.S. household income! Here are some strategies you can use to help pay off your credit cards.
Splitting the bill has always been a landscape fraught with social landmines, and new cost-sharing apps only help so much. Here are some suggestions for navigating common cost-sharing situations with grace.
Being in sync when it comes to dealing with money is a big plus in any relationship, but it’s not always easy to achieve. Here are some tips to help you and your partner get on the same page financially.
Many surveys have shown that Millennial women tend to carry more debt than Millennial men, and that they make less money to boot. To compound matters, undersaving for retirement is common for men and women of all ages. If you’re a Millennial woman, here are some steps you can you take to help level the playing field and secure your financial future.
If you are in a position to help a friend or family member recover from a financial road bump, great! Here are some guidelines that will help you handle the transaction with grace – including when and how to say “no.”
The average cost of a new car tops $30,000. For a used car, the average cost is over $18,000. These aren’t small amounts! So, if you do take out a car loan, be sure to give it the attention it deserves. How do you manage car-related debt as advantageously as possible for your overall financial picture?
In this week’s webcast, we’re unpacking the difficult, widespread issue of credit card debt. We share a few tips and personal anecdotes to help you pay down your debt and get on the right track for financial success.
Tonight we talk about the challenges that college graduates face especially as they try to manage student debt while also getting their savings started.
Student loan debt might feel hopeless but there is a way forward, and here’s the key.
Ignoring student loan debt won’t make it go away – your best chance is to make a plan to deal with it head-on. Your plan may involve taking advantage of any available assistance in consolidating, lowering costs through refinancing, and pursuing loan forgiveness programs. The goal is to pay down your student loan debt while simultaneously saving and strengthening your overall financial picture.