Tired of reading financial news that doesn’t really apply in your neck of the woods? You’ve come to the right place! Below you can find all of the latest news and trends that are impacting consumers’ finances in Arkansas. From state-specific statistics on debt, credit and budgeting, to consumer rights and collection cases in your area, we have it all.
Mar 24, 2017 | Meghan Alard
WalletHub released this year’s best and worst cities in America based on credit scores. How does your credit score compare to your neighbors?
Jan 27, 2017 | Meghan Alard
Where you live can have a serious impact on your ability to repay debt. Is cost of living a factor that’s keeping you from achieving freedom from debt?
Jan 06, 2017 | Meghan Alard
A new study by CreditCards.com finds most Americans are living in an unsustainable state of debt when it comes to high interest rate credit card debt.
Debt Advice, Debt Relief
Dec 23, 2016 | Meghan Alard
A new report reveals a major financial literacy fail across the U.S. – consumers don’t have the financial knowledge they need to achieve stability.
Oct 13, 2016 | Meghan Alard
In some states, nearly one out of five borrowers who graduated during the 2012-2013 schoolyear have defaulted on their student loan debt payments.
Sep 15, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
This interactive map shows you the best and worst states for financial stability in the nation. Does where you live determine your ability to succeed?
Aug 17, 2016 | Meghan Alard
More and more states are restricting employer credit checks as an unfair practice for job candidates hit by the Great Recession. Check out our map.
Jul 07, 2016 | Meghan Alard
This map shows median rental costs in 50 U.S. cities. If rent is taking up more than one third of your budget, we have advice to achieve homeownership.
Jun 30, 2016 | Meghan Alard
A new study ranks states by revolving consumer debt per capita. High or low, Americans still have too much credit card debt to sustain indefinitely.
Credit Cards, Debt Advice
Mar 02, 2016 | Meghan Alard
Homeowners break even in two years with the affordability of buying a home versus renting, but how do you overcome obstacles to secure a good mortgage?