Financial news doesn’t always impact people the same way throughout the country. This section is dedicated to the latest news, stats and personal finance trends that are currently impacting residents in Connecticut. If you live in Connecticut, we make it easy to get financial news tailored to you right here so you can learn exactly what you need to know!
Jan 27, 2017 | Meghan Stewart
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 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.
Nov 07, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
Your poor credit score may be costing you more and that’s not just due to higher rates on credit cards and loans. Even insurance premiums may be higher.
Auto, Credit Score, Insurance
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?