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The 'Hidden Tax' That's Hiking Your Student Loan Costs

The 'Hidden Tax' That's Hiking Your Student Loan Costs

Student loan origination fees add more to your total loan costs than you might think.

How to Get a Mortgage Even If You Have 'Crippling' Student Loan Debt

How to Get a Mortgage Even If You Have 'Crippling' Student Loan Debt

Getting approved for a mortgage loan with high student loan debt is a doable task, but it takes some careful planning and a healthy dose of creativity.

Will You Make More Money With a Certificate or a Degree?

Will You Make More Money With a Certificate or a Degree?

An increasing number of universities are now offering certificate graduate programs where you can show your mastery of a particular business skill, or use toward earning a full degree.

How to Refinance or Consolidate Your Student Loans

How to Refinance or Consolidate Your Student Loans

If your student loan payments are becoming unaffordable, it might be time to consider refinancing or consolidating them.

Video: Shopping Online with Your Holiday Gift Cards? Beware of This Dirty Secret

Video: Shopping Online with Your Holiday Gift Cards? Beware of This Dirty Secret

Using all those gift cards you got this holiday to catch some post-Christmas sales? Well be careful. Not every deal is as good as it looks! Watch this 60 Second Tip by Tracy Byrnes to find out more about online shopping's dirty little tax secret.

Rogue Ones: Why Parents Identify With Yoda When It Comes to Personal Finances

Rogue Ones: Why Parents Identify With Yoda When It Comes to Personal Finances

What do Star Wars and family finances have in common? Plenty, according to one new report.

Trump Tax Cuts Already Boosting Consumer Spending: Fed Officials

Trump Tax Cuts Already Boosting Consumer Spending: Fed Officials

Investors are looking for clues on whether Trump's tax cuts will fuel enough growth to spur faster inflation, which in turn could prompt the Fed to accelerate increases in benchmark interest rates.

3 Ways the CFPD Has Worked to Protect Your Wallet

3 Ways the CFPD Has Worked to Protect Your Wallet

Here's just a few things the CFPD has done to protect consumers and increase transparency among lenders.

Trump's Alliance With Banks Against Their Customers Will Cost Investors Billions

Trump's Alliance With Banks Against Their Customers Will Cost Investors Billions

It's pretty hard to understand Republican arguments that depriving consumers of the right to sue would actually help them. Experts say it probably wouldn't.

These 10 Universities Produce the Most Millionaires

These 10 Universities Produce the Most Millionaires

If career earnings are a top priority on your list when deciding which college to attend, these schools give you the greatest opportunity at making millions.