Tag: economic recovery
A slow economy can stagnate your budget and make it almost impossible to achieve your financial goals. So when the economy starts to recover it’s crucial to know how to take advantage of the economic upturn so you can jump start your finances and start rebuilding if you’ve faced challenges with debt or your credit.
Mar 17, 2017 | April Lewis-Parks
Most Americans are carrying what experts refer to as unsustainable debt. We offer 3 ways you can tell that America has too much credit card debt.
Credit Cards, Debt Relief
Dec 26, 2016 | Meghan Alard
The Fed’s interest rate hike last week doesn’t just affect your rates on new loans. Your credit card balances may be higher now, too, with increased APR.
Dec 02, 2016 | Meghan Alard
Bad consumer credit caused by negative public records such as foreclosure actions issued during the Great Recession may still be holding people back.
Nov 04, 2016 | Meghan Alard
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
Oct 10, 2016 | Meghan Alard
The latest rate increase could impact your budget. See how much you can expect your credit card bills to increase after the new rates take effect.
Aug 05, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Although almost half of Americans can now comfortably afford their bills and other expenses, medical debt and lack of emergency savings still create trouble.
Jul 14, 2016 | Meghan Alard
What’s happening in the political arena across the pond in Britain and the EU has a big impact on the mortgage rates and the real estate market in the U.S.
Mar 11, 2016 | Meghan Alard
The average household has $40,000 in debt in the United States and student loan debt is causing the most trouble. Here’s what you can do for debt elimination.
Debt Advice, Debt Relief
Jan 02, 2015 | Meghan Alard
A Wells Fargo survey finds people are optimistic about the economy and their own finances in 2015. Here’s what you can do to ensure a successful year.
Dec 29, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks
Economists say the markets will boom in 2015. Are your finances ready for it? And do you have a plan for paying off new debt you may take on next year?