More than one in four accounts held by Credit Sesame members are currently in collections or charged off. The bills that don’t normally show up on your credit report can cause the most damage to your score.
I’m all about goal-setting. In school, I earned good grades—not straight As, mind you, but a healthy mix of As and Bs. In my work as a writer, I keep tabs on how my stories perform compared to those of my peers for the sheer joy of a little friendly competition. So when it came
Here’s a scary fact: student loan debt is a $1.3 trillion crisis in the U.S., and it’s the second-highest debt category among consumers, only behind mortgage debt. Student loan debt is higher than credit cards and car loans put together. We wondered what student debt looks like by gender and by age. We analyzed anonymous
With Mother’s Day and Father’s Day on the horizon, you might have plans to treat mom to a decadent brunch or dad to some high-end golf clubs. If you can’t afford it, don’t. “Mother’s Day” and Father’s Day” gifts are given to mothers, spouses, children, siblings, grandparents and friends. Spending on Mother’s Day shot up