Borrowers, Should You Be Ready for Fed's First Interest Rate Hike?
Any increase in the federal funds rate will have an impact on financial products held by consumers, including mortgages and home equity lines of credit, car loans and credit card offers.
Navient will no longer service federal student loans. What that means for borrowers
Navient has announced it will no longer service federal student loans, leaving around 6 million borrowers waiting to be matched with a new lender.
Black student loan borrowers are more likely to struggle repaying their debts — here’s why
Federal Reserve Bank of New York data looks at the gap between white and black borrowers.
5 features the iPad Pro should borrow from the Surface Pro X
I love my iPad Pro, but Microsoft's Surface Pro X has a lot going for it. So much, Apple should borrow some of its features.
A Guide to Finding Mortgage Savings
Many borrowers are spending too much in mortgage payments because they didn't shop around for lenders enough. The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau has a new online toolkit to help consumers find
New Mortgage Rules Roll Out
New mortgage rules take effect today that set out to protect borrowers against risky lending practices, but a few new rules have some worried. Here’s an overview of what you need to know about t
New Student Loan Rules Add Protections for Borrowers
One new rule is meant to expand use of an income-based repayment plan for those in default. Another permits oral requests for loan “forbearance.”
Critical New Protections for Students, Borrowers, and Taxpayers
Companies Borrow Uber’s Best Ideas
Workplace systems that look more like the “gig” economy of contractors are coming to traditional, full-time employers, and many workers seem to love it.
A college president’s advice to students: Don’t borrow to pay tuition
A reality check from the president of a 10,000-student university near Amarillo, Texas.
Why student loan borrowers should pay attention to these two court cases
The courts could offer a looser definition of how hard up a borrower has to be before a bankruptcy judge can justify discharging his or her loans.
What 6.5 Million Borrowers May Be Missing
Millions of borrowers stand to save at least $200 a month on their mortgage payments, or even upwards to $500, according to a new report.
Investors Now Pay Germany to Borrow for 10 Years
Germany sold 10-year debt at a negative yield, becoming the first eurozone nation to do so and setting a further milestone in the relentless fall of government bond yields across the world.
Dear grads: Advice for paying student loans
Three borrowers share their secrets for tackling student debt.
Top 10 Tips for Mortgage Borrowers This Year
The clock is ticking for buyers and homeowners who want to grab a low mortgage rate in 2014. But if you stay on top of your game, keep your finances in order and act quickly, you can still grab attractive mortgage deals. These 10 mortgage tips can help you with your mortgage decisions in 2014.
Why Will Principal Reduction Benefit So Few Borrowers?
A report from Fitch Ratings released earlier this week indicated that the principal reduction program recently announced by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is expected to have a minimal impact on mortgage servicers.
4 Ways You Can Borrow a Down Payment
You have some options when it comes to obtaining a down payment for a home.
The $25,000+ mortgage mistake nearly half of borrowers make
If you don’t shop around for a mortgage, you’re probably leaving free money (and a lot of it) on the table.