Tag: delinquent payments
Falling behind on a debt or a bill is stressful and can be costly. Once you get behind, it can become a slippery slope that’s hard to escape so you can regain stability. We have the latest news on delinquent payments and what they mean for your credit and your budget. Don’t let late payments send you into a financial tailspin!
Feb 20, 2017 | Meghan Stewart
A new report shows an increase in the number of delinquent auto loans and credit cards. We explain what delinquent debt is and how you can overcome it.
Credit Cards, Debt Relief
Nov 04, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
A new infographic compares consumer debt levels in red and blue states, but the real conclusion is we all have too much debt, regardless of politics.
Debt Relief, Financial Wellness
Nov 02, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
The CFPB estimates that one in three rehabilitated student loan borrowers is at risk of re-defaulting on their student loan debt in the next 2 years.
Sep 16, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
A study finds missed payments on a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) often lead to other delinquencies with primary mortgages and credit card debt.
Jun 24, 2015 | Monica Victor
The 10 year term on HELOCS extended during the recession is drawing near and delinquencies have already begun popping up. Is your budget ready?
Feb 02, 2015 | Meghan Stewart
An annual FICO survey of risk officers indicates banks have concerns that consumers will take on too much debt that they cannot afford to pay back.
Banking, Debt Advice
Jan 09, 2015 | Meghan Stewart
Experian has released a new report showing the states with the highest credit card delinquency rates. Here’s how those who are behind can get ahead.
Oct 09, 2014 | Meghan Stewart
When 44 percent of borrowers with federal student loan debt can’t afford to make payments, is it even possible to fix a lending system that’s so broken?
Sep 22, 2014 | Meghan Stewart
With bankruptcy filings down from last year and delinquency rates improving, is the average American family finally out of the woods with debt?
Bankruptcy, Financial Wellness
Jul 11, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks
Debt settlement programs remain a problem for many consumers in debt because they don’t settle their financial problems in the right manner.
Consumer Rights, Debt Relief