Almost one-fifth of all American households are dealing with some form of student loan debt, according to a recent Pew study. But what effects will an improving economy have on debt?
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As consumer prepare for higher food prices in the months to come, Public Insight Network sources offer tips for reimagining our relationship with food to save money and eat healthier.
A summer of excessive heat and drought around the world has led food prices toward a late-summer spike and has caused a leading global humanitarian group to warn of higher food costs in years to come. The 2012 drought is affecting nearly 80 percent of the United States’ agricultural land, and consumers will feel the effects… Read more »
At the GOP’s national convention in Tampa, delegates keep the focus on debt, spending and economic concerns. Think you could manage the budget better than the candidates? Play our Budget Hero game to find out.
The cuts could leave deep scars on communities and small businesses that depend on defense dollars.
Talk about student loans usually conjures images of 20-somethings struggling to make their payments as they find steady work. But of the $900-plus billion in student loan debt in the U.S., more than a third is held by people over age 40 — and they’re having a harder time paying it back.
When the average wedding costs $27,000, how do brides and grooms — especially those saddled with college and grad-school debt — approach planning a wedding?