Learn How Debt Settlement Affects Your Credit Score
Debt settlement can be an appealing option to consumers struggling with high levels of credit card debt. Because it allows borrowers to pay less than the total amount they owe, they think they’re getting a better deal than if they had to pay off the debt in full. But what many don’t realize is that […]Read More
Get Ready for COVID-19 Student Loan Forbearance to End
Unless congress passes additional coronavirus relief legislation soon, the student loan forbearance provided by the CARES Act ends on January 31. That means federal student loan borrowers should plan to resume making monthly student loan payments in February, 2022. Unfortunately, the pandemic continues, and many borrowers find themselves unemployed or making much less than they […]Read More
Are You Financially Prepared for Your First Apartment?
Whether on your own or with roommates, moving into your first apartment is a huge milestone. You will love the freedom and independence of having your own place. But it also comes with a lot of financial responsibility that might take you by surprise. Here’s what you need to know about being financially prepared before […]Read More