Tag: research of the week
Each Friday Consolidated Credit features an interesting study from the world of personal finance that can help you understand and make strategic plans when it comes to your debt and budget. See how you stack up versus the average American consumer when it comes to debt, credit, cash flow and savings. We also feature some useful advice each week so you can plan ahead to build a better financial outlook for yourself.
Feb 24, 2017 | Meghan Stewart
Does a debt scare come from the debt itself or from the uncertainty about repayment? A new survey points to the latter. Here's what you can do.
Feb 17, 2017 | Meghan Stewart
A new survey consumers are feeling debt shy and don’t intend to take on new debt this year as a result. Here’s what to do about the debt you already have.
Feb 10, 2017 | April Lewis-Parks
Today’s rates are at record highs on new credit cards, but if you haven’t checked your credit card APR lately, your personal rates may be even higher.
Feb 03, 2017 | Meghan Stewart
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
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 20, 2017 | Meghan Stewart
A new survey finds Americans are optimistic that they will live to be debt free, but savings often takes a back seat to that goal. Here is what you can do.
Debt Advice, Financial Wellness
Jan 13, 2017 | Meghan Stewart
Although debit cards are used more often, credit cards cover more total cost. Consolidated Credit offers tips to maintain a balanced budget free of 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 30, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
With average credit card debt in the U.S. now at $16,061, Americans are walking a fine line between financial stability and financial distress.
Credit Cards, 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.