It wouldn’t be exaggerating to say that income is everything when it comes to your financial world. Your abilities to budget, manage debt, save and invest in your future are all tied directly to how much money you can bring in each month. We help you understand income fluctuations and factors that could affect your ability to manage your money successfully.
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?
Feb 03, 2017 | Meghan Alard
A new report finds seniors’ student debt burden has more than doubled in the past decade. We explain what seniors can do to eliminate student debt.
Seniors, Student Debt
Oct 21, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
People are confident they can retire with enough income, but where does all that retirement confidence come from when investment assets are so low?
Sep 22, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Achieving the American Dream is getting tougher and tougher as home prices continue to rise, but some key areas still offer affordability to new buyers.
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 31, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Maintaining a decent standard of living on minimum wage is tough, but those who rely on credit cards to cover gaps are often digging a deep hole with debt.
Aug 15, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
A new study finds many households rely on raises to keep up with everyday expenses, so not seeing a salary increase every two years can mean big trouble.
Aug 11, 2016 | Meghan Alard
View this interactive map to compare income to home affordability in 27 U.S. cities – and learn what to do if you live in a place with a large budget gap.
Jul 25, 2016 | Meghan Alard
Low-income students often choose between eating and paying for college. How do we fix a broken student education system and cope with it in the meantime?
Student Debt, Young Consumers
Jul 13, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Military service members and their families face difficulty with near-term finances. Consolidated Credit has advice for achieving financial stability.
Financial Wellness, Military