Going to college or university isn't cheap, and with an average debt of $29,400, many graduates will be paying for their student loans long after graduation day. These states are home to the highest average student debts among loan-carrying, graduating seniors in 2012, according to The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS). Can you guess which state had the highest?
Mortgage rates for 30 year and 15 year fixed rate mortgages went up, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Mortgage rates, however, are still down from the sky-high levels back in 2007 before the Great Recession and the housing market collapsed.
Financial advisers stress that there are several money lessons everyone in their 20s should know. For example, start saving at least 10 percent of your monthly income.
The House Ways and Means Committee approved expanding the child tax credit and higher education tax breaks. In other tax news, H&R Block offers a map outlining state income tax requirement to help same-sex couples' IRS filings.
Car-shopping may seem challenging for consumers to find good deals, but there are ways to save. One way is to research and find the market price on a vehicle before going to the dealership.
Mortgage rates for a 30-year fixed mortgage fell four basis points to 4.16 percent since last week. Mortgage rates have been falling steadily since the beginning of 2014.
Everyone has a unique approach to personal finance with different goals, lifestyles, and incomes. NerdWallet asks everyday people how they handle personal finance, and speak with a 25-year-old freelance writer in this installment of 'How Do You Do Money?'
College costs were make or break for New Rochelle High School senior Matisse Clayton: With a lot of help from Mom and her color-coded files, she applied to 18 colleges, was accepted at four, and won a full ride at one.
American Airlines and US Airways announced changes in point redemption rates for frequent flyers Tuesday, shortly after Delta and United announced their own revamps. The American Airlines tweaks come as the travel industry at large tightens up restrictions on frequent flyer miles and other loyalty points.