The average monthly payment for student loans in the U.S. is around $300, so you now have that much more cash.
There is probably nothing more disappointing for a buyer than to spend weeks, possibly months, looking at homes in a particular price range only to discovering that they can not qualify for a loan.
Fewer couples are waiting until their wedding… to buy a house.
Cutting back is fine. Cutting into someone else's wallet isn't.
Follow the 10 commandments of money management and you will find the monetary divine.
Barbara Stanny describes the four stages of wealth as survival, stability, wealth and affluence. Based on thousands of hours as both a client and a counselor in the money coaching process, here is my understanding of each stage.
Yesterday, I learned the value of trading a promising opportunity for financial security.
Budgeting is something just about reminding yourself what you really need. Such lessons can - and do - come from things as simple as a coffee pot.
A reader wrote in explaining how she recently got her stepdaughter a credit card on her eighth birthday.