millennial depression why are millennials depressed

Depression is one of the most harmful and pervasive conditions among Americans. It is on the rise among all age groups, but particularly among teenagers and young adults. This is leading many to ask, why are Millennials so depressed? The premise of that question is that Millennials are more likely to be depressed than other […]

Millennials higher incomes

If you are a demographic economics nerd – and why else would you be reading an article on average millennial income? – you have probably read headlines like these. “Young adult households are now earning more than ever before.” “Are Millenials on track to become the richest generation?” “Millenials may be the wealthiest generation.” But […]

how does the debt to income ratio affect student refinancing options

Do you want to refinance your student loans? If so, you’ll need to get your debt-to-income (DTI) ratio in check. Your DTI is one of the most important factors that lenders look at when you apply to refinance your student loans. But what is a debt-to-income ratio, and why is it so important? Read on […]

average pharmacist student loan debt

According to the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), nearly 85% of students borrow money to pay for their pharmacy degree. Further, the average pharmacist student loan debt is $166,528 by the time they graduate (source). Are you happy about your career as a pharmacist, but overwhelmed by your student loan debt? Do your monthly […]

what is the statute of limitations on private student loans

When you default on a private student loan and can’t repay it, how long can the lender pursue you to collect the balance? What is the statute of limitations on private student loans? We have good and bad news. The bad news is lenders can pursue you indefinitely to collect the money you owe. But […]

debt consolidation excessive debt

Student loan default is becoming increasingly common, particularly among people with smaller student debt amounts. Did you take out a private student loan with the best of intentions, only to find yourself in over your head? You’re not alone. More than one million people every year struggle to keep up with their loan payments and […]

HOW TO REFINANCE A STUDENT LOAN WITH A COSIGNER

Refinancing your student loans with a cosigner can help you lower your monthly payments and reduce the overall cost of your loan. But it’s not always a good idea. Read on to find out how to refinance student loans with a cosigner, and how to decide if you should. What is refinancing? How to refinance […]

Invest or pay off your mortgage. Find out which one makes sense for you.

You’ve come into some extra money. Maybe a relative left you an inheritance, or your employer gave you a holiday bonus. Or maybe you’ve set up your budget to get you some extra savings each month. You want to use this extra cash to improve your financial situation. But what’s the best way to do […]

calculate your car down payment

A car is an essential part of most Americans’ lives. Without one, many can’t get groceries or commute to work. 65% of car buyers choose to get an auto loan. Cars may be important but they are also expensive. Most people can’t afford or don’t want to pay cash for one. That means most prospective […]