An unexpected hospital stay can result in unmanageable medical expenses, driving some patients into bankruptcy. If an illness has put a burden on your finances, you have options for getting back on track.
The credit score needed for a mortgage depends on the lender, the type of loan you want, and your overall financial situation.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that President Biden can't unilaterally wipe away student loan debt, as some progressives have urged him to do, and even questioned the fairness of a debt forgiveness policy.
Minnesota Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar joined calls to cancel student debt Wednesday, pointing to recent the increase in coronavirus cases as justification.
Mortgage refinancing is a smart move right now thanks to low average rates, but millions of homeowners still haven't taken advantage of this opportunity, according to a new Zillow survey.
Personal loans are often used to pay off high-interest credit card debt or finance an unexpected expense. To get the lowest rates for your situation, it's important to shop around and compare loan terms across online lenders.
Mortgage interest rates dipped below 3% for a 30-year loan, which is good news for consumers. Current mortgage borrowers and prospective homeowners alike can benefit from today's mortgage rate environment.
If your personal loan has a high interest rate or a long repayment term, it may be costing you more money than you realize. Read these tips for saving money and paying off your loan faster.
With today's mortgage rates near record lows, it's a good time to refinance your mortgage. Doing so can lower your monthly payment and save you tens of thousands of dollars in interest over the life of your home loan.
Revolving credit debt increased 11.4% in May, according to the Fed's latest report. Credit card borrowers with high balances and monthly bills could consider paying off debt with one of these methods.
Having bad credit can negatively impact your financial wellness in a variety of ways, but these five tips can help you improve your FICO score quickly.
Cybercrime surged in 2020 and even into 2021 as remote work continued and more Americans began using services online.
Paying off $60,000 in credit card debt is no easy feat, but with dedication and the right tools it’s possible to chip away at your debt.
The No. 1 personal finance goal for Americans is debt repayment, a recent study showed. Consider paying off your debt with one of these debt management strategies.
Refinancing for debt consolidation comes with risks and benefits. Here’s what to know about how to refinance for debt consolidation.
With federal COVID-19 protections set to expire soon, you may be looking for an easy way to cut your monthly expenses. Refinancing your loans can save you money every month without having to change your spending habits.
The Fourth of July can inspire you to think about freedom – including financial freedom. Here are five ways to take care of debt quickly this summer.
High credit card balances can damage your finances long term. Find out how to pay off $30,000 in credit card debt.
Struggling to pay off your credit cards? A personal loan can help you lower your monthly payments, save money on interest and pay off debt faster.
House lawmakers held a hearing on the credit-reporting system on Tuesday, where one expert pointed out ways that the industry has failed to put consumers first.