17 January 2021
Student Loans Are Paused - Here's Why You Should Make Extra Payments
You can make a one-time, lump-sum extra payment of any amount towards your student loans.
Oil, Natural Gas Industry Said "Exploiting" Federal Relief through Historic Borrowing Spree
The oil and natural gas industry has embarked on a lavish borrowing spree this year.
A Mid-2021 Pivot Point for the Global Economy
Economist at Vanguard
A year that brought the world the most pronounced economic shock in generations is nearing its end with a strong dose of positive news. Reports of COVID-19 vaccine efficacy that surpassed even the most optimistic assumptions suggest that by the middle of 2021 we may have vanquished our greatest pandemic fears and can look confidently to better times ahead.
US Consumer Credit Continues To Expand In February
US consumer credit outstanding rose by a seasonally adjusted $18.6bn in February, which...
Rolling Student Loans Into A Mortgage
The two types of debt most Americans carry are mortgages and student loans. This year,...
Debt Burden Set To Break Record In 2030’s
Debt as a share of the United States economy is on track to blow through the previous...
Participant Personal Debt Gains Attention
Shane Bartling said addressing the personal debt issue early is the best way to...
US Consumer Borrowing Up Solid $10.9 Billion
Americans increased their borrowing by a solid amount in September. But the gain was...
Debt Needs To Be Addressed Before Retiring
Forty-two percent of Americans surveyed said they would save more for retirement if they...
American Credit Card Debt Plunges during the Pandemic
American credit card debt plummeted during the coronavirus pandemic, dropping below $1...
Treasury Will Sell $90 Billion In Debt
The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $90 billion in securities next week.
Credit Debt Less Than Expected In March
The March report for US consumer credit may prove to be a point of concern for consumer...
Employers Target Student Loan Debt
Employers are trying to help employees alleviate the burdens of outstanding student loans...
Student Debt Is Easier To Manage In These U.S. States
The national student loan deficit topped $1.5 trillion in the summer of 2018. And,...
4 Major Life Goals Americans Are Putting Off
A number of young Americans have hit pause on life events because they can't pay off...
10-Year Treasury Yield Tops 3%
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note hit the key psychological level of 3...
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Tax tactics to help 2021 tax situation
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Global Debt Jumped By 8 Trillion
The amount of debt held in the world rose by the largest margin in two years during the...
Investors Continue To Abandon Risky Bond Funds
The exodus from junk-rated debt funds accelerated in the first quarter as rising interest...
Prepaying Your Mortgage
When you prepay your mortgage, it means that you make extra payments on your mortgage...
Foreign Investors Lose Hunger For U.S. Debt
Foreign investors’ appetite this year for U.S. debt hasn’t grown at the same pace as the...
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