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Student Loans and Taxes: Some Basics to Know
taxes Payments for student loans are on pause and student loan cancellation is being decided by the Supreme Court—but there are other things to know about student loans and taxes.
Navigating the Maze of Student Loan Forgiveness
student loans If you're saddled with student debt you could have some help coming… if you understand the deadlines, the waivers and tax implications... Let us break it down for you.
By Derenda King, CFP®, CSLP® Publishedstudent loans
Will Private Student Loans Be Forgiven?
Paying for College The Biden Administration is still tinkering with its student loan forgiveness program. Will it include private student loans?
By Rivan V. Stinson PublishedPaying for College
Free Credit Monitoring for Equifax Breach Victims
credit reports Millions of consumers whose data may have been exposed have been notified to sign up for the monitoring service.
By Lisa Gerstner Publishedcredit reports
When Will Student Loans Be Forgiven?
Paying for College Millions of Americans are waiting for the Biden Administration’s next hint, which could come later this summer, at how he’ll address the student loan crisis.
By Elaine Silvestrini PublishedPaying for College
Conforming Mortgage Loan Limits for 2022 Rising
Becoming a Homeowner For 2022, the standard conforming limit for single-unit properties is $647,200, up nearly $100,000 from the 2021 cap.
By Lisa Gerstner PublishedBecoming a Homeowner
Biden Extends Suspension of Student Loan Payments
loans The president gave borrowers another 90 days until May 1 before they have to start paying back their student loans.
By Elaine Silvestrini Publishedloans
How Does Marriage Affect Your Credit Score?
Starting a Family While credit reports aren’t merged for married couples, individual records can affect joint loans. Learn the rules to ensure good credit goes along with a good marriage.
By Rivan V. Stinson PublishedStarting a Family
What Does Your Credit Score Really Mean?
Basics Your score helps lenders assess the likelihood you’ll repay a loan. It can also help you assess your credit health.
By Emma Patch PublishedBasics
Where to Find Emergency Cash
Making Your Money Last Even if you're debt-averse, having a credit card to pay for emergencies could be an important lifeline.
By Rivan V. Stinson PublishedMaking Your Money Last