Tagged With Debt

US household debt rises in the third quarter, boosted by mortgage borrowing and student loans


My dad taught me debt was the enemy, but he was wrong. I wish he'd taught me 3 different lessons instead.


The 9 US cities where people are mostly likely to max out their credit cards



My free Credit Karma app helped my credit score spike by 50 points overnight


I've paid off $12,000 of credit card debt in 3 months thanks to a strategy that's just strict enough to work


A good debt-to-income ratio can help you get a loan. Here's what lenders look for.



I went from $100,000 of debt to building my wealth by asking myself a simple question


5 ways to fix your credit without adding more debt


If you're drowning in multiple monthly credit card payments, consolidating your debt may help you get back on track


70% of millennials say they'd vote for a socialist. 5 facts about their debt-saddled economic situation tell you why.


45% of millennials think they earn less than their peers, but even more think they have less debt


Most people who pay off their debts don't get a windfall or declare bankruptcy — they just have a plan



Credit-card debt is surprisingly common among millennials, but many of them aren't worried about paying it off


A balance transfer to a card with 0% APR can buy you time to pay off your debt, if you're smart about it


A Detroit university just agreed to provide city high school grads free tuition — and it's pointing to a nationwide trend toward lessening the burden of college costs


Millennials are buckling under all kinds of debt, and they're freaking out



Millennials are swamped in debt, and it's not just student loans


Investors are more worried than ever that WeWork won’t be able to pay down its debt


More than half of millennials have credit-card debt, and it reflects a financial reality other generations didn't face


How rewards programs for the rich could push credit-card costs higher — even though interest rates are falling