February 25th, 2015

2/24 Savings Strategies for Paying Off Debt Tweetchat Recap

Tweetchat: Savings Strategies for Paying Off Debt (Recap!)

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February 18th, 2015

2/17 Student Loans 101 Tweetchat Recap

Tweetchat Student Loans 101 (Recap!)

We teamed up with SALT, a free educational program helping students get their college degree in a financialy responsible way, to talk about the ins and outs of student loans.

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November 24th, 2014

Facebook Question: Taking a Loan You Didn’t Need

Facebook Question: Taking a Loan You Didn't Need

We recently asked our Facebook followers to help answer a member's question about what to do when taking out a loan he didn't need.

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October 15th, 2014

Scare Off Your Debt This Creditober!

Scare Off Your Debt This Creditober!

For #Creditober, we want you to imagine that you’ve “scared off” all your debt. What would you look like – relieved? Ecstatic? Hopeful? A combination of them or something else entirely?

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October 3rd, 2014

10/7/14 Tweetchat: Credit and Your New Car

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Join our Tweetchat on Tuesday, October 7th at 2PM PST. This week we'll be discussing how your credit score affects the car-buying process.

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June 17th, 2014

The Economic Setbacks of Student Loan Debt

The Economic Setbacks of Student Loan Debt

For many college graduates, commencement is not only a time to reflect on all of their hard work over the past four years, but also a reminder that reality is waiting on the other side of the stage. In addition to the threat of a weak job market where 44 percent of recent graduates work in positions that don’t require a college degree, this reality includes the burden of student loans.

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June 13th, 2014

Lenders Are Opening Up Jumbo Loans to Consumers

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Lenders aren’t exactly giving jumbo loans away, but they’re certainly making it easier for borrowers to snag one. In an effort to pick up the pace of their loan growth, more banks are offering jumbo loans to borrowers who can make up for poorer credit scores and unproven income with other assets like investment accounts and stock grants.

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June 11th, 2014

President Obama Signs Executive Order on Student Debt Relief

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In 2010, President Obama made it evident that the country’s student debt dilemma was going to be at the forefront of his agenda. That year’s Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act capped repayments for new student loans at 10% of the borrowers’ monthly income, providing momentary debt relief for distressed borrowers.

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June 6th, 2014

Consumers are Prioritizing Mortgages over Credit Cards

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For the first time since the housing crisis, consumers are now more likely to miss payments on their credit cards than their mortgage.

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December 9th, 2013

5 Ways to Earn Money in Your Free Time

5 Ways to Earn Money in Your Free Time

Being stuck with credit card debt can feel like an unending cycle. Whether poor spending decisions, a job loss, or a medical emergency got you to this point, the time to get out of debt is now. Solving your financial problems won't be easy work, but fortunately there are plenty of simple ways to generate extra cash from home that can help you climb out from under those balances. Read on for some ways to eliminate your debt as quickly as possible.

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