Tag: New York
New Yorkers face on of the most unique financial situations of almost any state in the nation. The real estate market is entirely unique and budget numbers vary greatly from the rest of the country on everything from food to transportation costs. With that in mind, we’ve created this special news section to provide current events and trends that affect New York residents specifically, so you can assess how your fairing compared to your neighbors and make effective plans to get ahead.
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 06, 2017 | Meghan Alard
Amidst the uncertainty of the new administration’s changes to federal student loan relief, more states are stepping up to offer tuition-free education.
Student Debt, Young Consumers
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.
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 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.
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.