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Articles About household debt
February 07, 2015
Are Americans Finally Getting Their Finances in Order?
A recent survey shows a marked improvement in Americans' overall personal finances when compared to last year. How are you doing financially these days?
January 05, 2015
5 Predictions About the Economy for 2015
Instead of making extreme predictions to invoke interest, we should examine current trends to make somewhat educated guesses about the upcoming year.
November 28, 2014
Is Debt America’s New National Pastime?
After five years of deleveraging imposed by the financial crisis, debt levels across the economy are on the rise.
June 09, 2014
Welcome Back to the United States of Debt
After more than five years of slowly repairing their finances, Americans are leveraging up personal balance sheets again.
March 11, 2014
Are Americans Still Addicted to Credit Card Debt?
Consumers are having a difficult time abstaining from plastic.
February 20, 2014
Is Debt Becoming the American Dream Again?
Debt is often referred to as the money of slaves, because it creates obligations and reduces a person’s financial freedom.
October 10, 2013
Are Nations Still Hunkering Down with Cash?
More than five years after Lehman Brothers went under, households around the world continue to seek safety from the financial system.
August 15, 2013
Are Consumers Still Addicted to Debt?
America is known for being the largest debtor nation in the history of the world, but consumers are slowly finding a way to deleverage.
July 02, 2013
Here’s What’s Going on With Federal Student Loans
Interest rates on subsidized Stafford loans doubled from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on Monday.
June 25, 2013
6 Facts To Prove Americans’ Lack of Financial Planning
All told, data seems to indicate that Americans have problems planning out their finances.
April 03, 2013
Is Housing Recovery on a Roll?
The housing recovery may be continuing its push forward as home prices around the country have gone up once again...
March 08, 2012
Why are Households Taking on More Debt?
Households have focused on rebuilding their net worth since the housing bubble popped, but new data suggests Americans are growing more comfortable with borrowing money, which could give rise to higher consumer spending...
June 14, 2011
Average American Homeowner Now Has This Percent of Home Equity
Will home equity go up from here now that consumers are more concerned with saving and owning?
February 21, 2010
Who is to Blame for Credit Card Debt?
Predatory lending aside, this is a philosophical question of liberty ...