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.
Jan 06, 2017 | Meghan Stewart
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 Stewart
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 Stewart
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 Stewart
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 Stewart
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 Stewart
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 Stewart
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?
Feb 24, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
Paying child support by credit card may be convenient, but added convenience fees and high interest charges for cash advances could hurt your budget.
Credit Cards, Family
Jan 29, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
We look at credit card use by state throughout the U.S. to see which consumers are using credit the right way and who is headed for financial distress.
Credit Cards, Credit Score, Debt Advice