With college costs rising faster than most family incomes, schools are often compared to the level of financial aid each offers. How much assistance and how long it is available can be the final deciding factor for families.
Earlier this month Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette charged an organization known as Freedom by Faith Ministries with defrauding more than 100 consumers in Southeast Michigan. The alleged crime: foreclosure rescue scams.
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As 21st Century employers continue to seek a highly-trained workforce, the marketable value of a college education has never been higher.
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In an unconventional move, legislation designed to reshape the nation’s $10 trillion housing finance market was released March 16. Since then, reactions to proposed broad changes have ranged from strong support to "wait and see" to outright opposition.
Today, middle class households feel the same financial stress that low- and moderate-income families have borne for years, says new research by the Corporation for Enterprise Development.
As the nation's trillion-dollar student debt continues to rise, a new analysis of public higher education's funding finds dwindling state support is the key factor driving rising tuition costs and deepening student debt.
The Center for Responsible Lending and key allies chose February to convene a symposium that addressed communities of color and consumer financial services.
Black America’s barriers to building wealth are the focus of a recent research report jointly authored by the National Urban League and Zillow, Inc., the largest home-related marketplace on the web.
New research by the Center for Responsible Lending finds that consumers of color still report paying higher interest rates on dealer-financed car loans than other consumers.
Small-business owners are the most optimistic they have been in five years, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, and expect their businesses to increase cash flow and hire more employees in 2014.
While anticipated income tax refunds help some households make it through spring, many households don't take advantage of the dollars available through the earned income tax credit.
The D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue encourages taxpayers to file their tax returns electronically, which will save time and allow for a faster refund.
More good news keeps coming for consumers in early 2014. On the heels of new mortgage rules that took effect on Jan. 10, the following week four banks making payday loans pulled their products from the market.