Articles from the Loans Category


The Cost of Credit

August 13th, 2015

Sometimes you need to borrow money, especially to pay for a large purchase such as a home or a car. It’s easy to focus on … Read More


Financial Mistakes People Make at Different Ages

August 13th, 2015

There’s a saying that with age comes wisdom, but this may not always be true in the financial world. As people move through different life … Read More


Should I be worried about a Federal Reserve interest rate hike?

February 11th, 2015

After years of record-low interest rates, at some point this year the Federal Reserve is expected to begin raising its target federal funds interest rate … Read More


Possible Relief for Consumers with Low Credit Scores

August 28th, 2014

Changes to a widely used credit score may make it more likely for consumers struggling with low scores to obtain loans. Fair Isaac Corporation’s newest … Read More


Expansion of Pay As You Earn Program for Student Loans

June 18th, 2014

According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, outstanding student loan debt climbed by $114 billion in 2013, reaching $1.08 trillion at the end … Read More


Personal Finance Tips for New Graduates

June 13th, 2014

You’ve marched along to Pomp and Circumstance and collected your diploma–now you’re ready to finally head out on your own. Maybe you have student loans that you … Read More


What you need to know about bonds

May 3rd, 2013

I often joke that few people I meet have a strong understanding bonds because 1) bonds are boring and 2) bonds are complicated. ‘Boring and … Read More