Travelling Preferred Instead Of Paying Student Loans

What would you rather do than pay back your student loans? A recent study by LendEDU.com found that a significant number of Americans would prioritize traveling, buying gifts, or even worrying about their social media status over student loan repayment. On the bright side, the LendEDU poll of 500 student loan holders in the repayment…
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Disaster Victims Have To Pay Taxes

If you have been the victim of a disaster such as a fire, tornado, or the recent Hurricanes Harvey or Irma, you know that the last thing on your mind is how it will affect your taxes. Unfortunately, if you forget to take timely action on your taxes, your misery could be compounded. Depending on…
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Americans Still Struggling To Get Credit Under Trump

Are you having an easier time getting a credit card, personal loan, auto loan or mortgage lately? While consumer debt has reached an all-time high, people don’t believe that they’re getting credit any easier. In fact, only 1 in 9 people feel that they are having an easier time getting credit. Even Trump voters, who…
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Can Social Security’s Shortfall Be Fixed?

It is easy to get frustrated with the discussion of Social Security, in part because the same sliver of data is used to support completely opposing arguments. To illustrate, most articles about Social Security mention “the shortfall” at some point. While all those pieces reference the same concept, that information in some cases may say…
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2.8 Million Older Americans Burdened By Student Loans

As retirement approaches, you should be making the most out of catch-up contributions in your 401(k) or IRA and socking away as much of your money as possible to prepare for retirement. Unfortunately, too many older Americans are unable to save properly for retirement – or even live outside of poverty during retirement – because…
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