17 Ways to Reduce Credit Card Debt in 2017

It’s going to get more expensive – and possibly a lot more expensive – to carry credit card debt in 2017. Of course, credit card debt is never cheap. Those 15 percent and higher interest rates make sure of that. However, those rates are likely to climb even higher in the...
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

The Heyday of Card Sign-up Bonuses may be Done, but Here are Some Deals

The Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card was the one to beat when it came to sign-up bonuses, offering $1,500 to people who spent $4,000 on the card in the first three months. That era of big sign-up bonuses may be coming to an end. JPMorgan Chase recently announced it would...

How The Government’s Student Loan Repayment Programs Can Trip Up Homebuyers

There’s a new study by Federal Reserve researchers quantifying something many Realtors already know from experience: Excessive debt-to-income ratios account for nearly a quarter of all mortgage denials. In “Residential Mortgage Lending from 2004 to 2015: Evidence from...

New Report Reveals Eye-Popping Stats on the Student Loan Crisis

Number of Older Student Loan Borrowers Quadrupled in the Last Decade You often hear about how Millennials are graduating with tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt. But a new report indicates that the fastest-growing group in the student loan market is not...
Posted On 19 Jan 2017