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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Upstart's new student loan aims to crack underserved market

Upstart is offering a short-term, medium-interest loan that young people can use for class, or even to refinance credit card debt or finance special projects.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

10 hrs ago | Centre Daily Times

Heed Warren's call for student loan reform

One thing they're not likely to hear about is the $1.08 trillion elephant on the quad - our nation's student debt crisis.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Economics News, Bankruptcy, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Home, Mortgage

Tue Apr 22, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Teri Polo Files For Bankruptcy

Polo claims she owes $772,000 in back taxes and more than $36,000 in credit card debt.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Personal Finance

KNDO

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The New Year signals the universal practice of resolving to break bad habits. Many people focus on health when making resolutions.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Home, Mortgage

Black Enterprise

Poll Reveals Consumers are Embarrassed By Their Credit Scores

If someone asked you to reveal your weight, would you readily respond? How about if you had to choose between revealing your credit score or your weight? Surprisingly, when given a choice, most people choose the latter.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Lifehacker

The Most Common Ways We Fool Ourselves About Money

Money sure can feel like a rational thing: You earn it, you spend it, and hopefully you're saving some of it.

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Daily Mail

Credit cards: Can you have too many?

Do you have a wallet full of credit cards that you never use, or are you thinking about signing up for a new deal to get hold of extra benefits and not sure what to do with old credit accounts? This is Money looks at whether there is a magic credit card number, and what to do if you think you have too many.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Mortgage, Home

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

Poll Respondents More Embarrassed to Admit Credit Card Balance and Credit Score than Age or Weight

According to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling recent online poll, when asked what they would be most embarrassed to admit, the highest number of respondents, 37 percent, indicated it was their credit card debt.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Examiner.com

Declared Homestead--A Law that Protects YOU

I'm not an attorney or an accountant. Any information here is not to be construed as legal advice, and is for general information only.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

The Philadelphia Inquirer Web Wealth column

Here are ways to decide what to do with the cash. Kiplinger.com says refunds, which average around , should go "to bolster your personal balance sheet."

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

Canberra Times

National credit card debt up by 8%

Australians spent a record $70.1 billion on credit cards between December and February - almost 8 per cent more than during the previous summer.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage

The Motley Fool

5 Tips For Paiding Off Your Student Loans in 4 Years or Less

No one wants to begin their adult working life saddled with college loan debt - yet that is precisely the situation in which many graduates find themselves these days.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Hispanic Business

Arizona's Top 3 Debt Consolidation Loan Companies Named By Best DebtConsolidationLoans.org

The company independently reviewed the various debt consolidation loan programs available to Arizonans who are struggling with debt.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, Personal Finance

Detroit Free Press

Going for a graduate degree? Be prepared for rise in student debt

Mallory Pline was fortunate. Thanks to her parents, who worked at Michigan State University, the cost of the 24-year-old Ferndale resident's undergraduate degree was half-off.

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Related Topix: Michigan State University, Wayne State University, Personal Finance, Detroit, MI

Sat Apr 19, 2014

KNDO

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The New Year signals the universal practice of resolving to break bad habits. Many people focus on health when making resolutions.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Home, Mortgage

USA Today

How to get out from under debt stress

Americans owe more than $1 trillion in student loan debt. The total credit card debt for all U.S. households is more than $850 billion, while mortgage payments add up to more than $8 trillion.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Mortgage, Home

Fri Apr 18, 2014

ABC7 Chicago

5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Return Wisely

Liz Dierking and Jenny Andrews, financial experts in Chicago who have their own daily online show as part of the tastytrade Financial Network, offer advice.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage, IRA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Credit.com

The Secret to Improving Your Credit Score in 6 Months

Like flossing your teeth or regular exercise, paying more than the minimum payment on your debt is one of those habits we know is good for us, but is easy to let slide.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

The Daily Caller

Sallie Mae faces probe for massively ripping off soldiers on federal student loans

Sallie Mae is in danger of losing lucrative loan servicing contracts with the U.S. Department of Education and some of its high-level employees may face criminal penalties pending the outcome of a probe involving evidence that the student-loan behemoth has cheated active-duty soldiers who have taken out federal student loans.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage, US News, Conservative Political News

The Nation

Krungsri Consumer tightens criteria for personal loans

Krungsri Consumer, the consumer-finance arm of Bank of Ayudhya and a major player in unsecured lending, has tightened its criteria for personal loans to both existing and new customers in an effort to prevent bad debts.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Marketing

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