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Buyers: Challenged by Student Debt? Consider Down Payment Programs

Student loan debt is one of the biggest factors impacting millennials’ ability to purchase a home. According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), .....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaJul 8th, 2018

Saddled with huge student loan debt, homebuyers sacrifice more to purchase a house

One in four homebuyers this year had student loans, which made it harder to save for a down payment or get a loan......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 6th, 2018

Saddled with huge student loan debt, homebuyers sacrifice more to purchase a house

One in four homebuyers this year had student loans, which made it harder to save for a down payment or get a loan......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 6th, 2018

New report details extent of how student loan debt weighs on prospective home buyers

TOWN SQUARE | Nearly 60 percent of Americans who have student loans say the debt is at least somewhat of an obstacle to buying a home, according to the sixth annual NeighborWorks America at Home survey......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 2nd, 2018

Tuition Installment Plans Can Help You Avoid Student Loans

If you have a college tuition bill coming due soon and don’t want to get stuck in student debt hell, ask your school’s financial office about its payment plan options......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 22nd, 2018

Alleged student debt relief scam leads to arrest of CEO

His companies allegedly cost borrowers $28 million in four years......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 11th, 2018

How do your finances measure up to the average American"s?

From student debt to retirement savings, see how you compare......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 10th, 2018

FTC bans fraudulent student debt relief businesses

The FTC alleged companies in Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton preyed on consumers who were searching for ways to reduce their student loan debt......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 10th, 2018

Scourge of student-loan defaults in Manhattan, Queens

Students at for-profit colleges in Manhattan and Queens are learning the hard way about the risks of education debt, a new report has found. The two boroughs are home to 10 for-profit colleges where... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 7th, 2018

NerdWallet: This is exactly how this nonprofit worker pays down his student debt

This 26-year-old chronicled his spending for a typical week to show how money influences his day-to-day decisions......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2018

Watchdog group aims to spur action on student debt

A consumer group, led by people who quit the Trump administration, is forming in hopes of serving as a check on the student loan industry......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 29th, 2018

New watchdog group aims to spur action on student debt

A consumer group, led by people who quit the Trump administration, is forming in hopes of serving as a check on the student loan industry......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 28th, 2018

Ex-student loan official who resigned from CFPB in protest launches new watchdog group

The new group will help highlight the extent to which student debt affects borrowers from many different walks of life......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 28th, 2018

Hong Kong"s finance sector M&A deals fall prey to China crackdown

Mergers and acquisitions targeting Hong Kong financial firms have slumped this year, with insurance sector deals particularly hard hit, as China's moves to tighten capital controls and crack down on corporate debt have driven mainland buyers away......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 27th, 2018

Fifth Third wants to help its customers pay off student loans

Fifth Third Bank has teamed up with a company that was recently ranked as one of the world’s most innovative companies to help people pay down their burgeoning student loan debt. Cincinnati-based Fifth Third, the nation’s 16th-biggest bank, has.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2018

Peter Morici: A sensible way to fix the student-loan problem

To clean up the overhang of student debt, it’s time for some good old-fashioned debt forgiveness, then colleges need to have some skin in the game to make sure students learn marketable skills......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 26th, 2018

Gift ideas to help with college savings, student loan debt

Many grandparents, as well as aunts and uncles, may be looking for money-wise gifts, such as helping to&.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 25th, 2018

Student loan firm Navient accused of deceptive practices

Navient representatives allegedly allowed borrowers to enroll in payment plans without disclosing other options that were less expensive......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 20th, 2018

Personal Finance Daily: How student-loan debt affects the rest of your life and 7 things NOT to buy on Cyber Monday

Monday's top personal finance stories.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 19th, 2018

Barclays not liable to buyers of U.S. IPO before 2008 crisis: appeals court

Barclays Plc is not liable to investors who bought its U.S.-listed stock a few months before the 2008 financial crisis and accused the British bank of hiding its risky debt exposure and a capital shortfall, a U.S. court ruled on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 19th, 2018

David"s Chapter 11: America"s Largest Bridal Chain Files For Bankruptcy

Following a missed debt payment in October on $270 million in unsecured notes, America's largest bridal-chain, David's Bridal, has begun a pre-packaged financial restructuring by initiating a voluntary Chap.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 19th, 2018