Tag Archives: student loans

Pence, Cohen and credit card questions

John Egan

Two key figures in President Donald Trump’s orbit aren’t setting great examples for other credit card holders around the planet. In the case of Vice President Mike Pence, it’s running up a hefty amount of debt on one credit card.…
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Keeping spring breakers’ charging in check

Erica Sandberg

Woohoo! Millions of American college kids are blowing off steam on spring break, but as a parent, you have both the right and the responsibility to expect financial responsibility – especially if your college-age student is charging on your card.…
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America gets a ‘C’ in financial literacy

Kelly Dilworth

U.S. adults know surprisingly little about basic financial issues, such as compound interest, credit risk, investments and inflation, a new study from Champlain College finds. Many also routinely make avoidable financial mistakes, the December 2016 National Report Card on Adult Financial…
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College students don’t graduate with credit knowledge

Sienna Kossman

Soon-to-be college graduates are eager to get their diplomas, start a job and begin their post-grad life, but many don’t feel equipped with enough financial and credit knowledge to do so — and some think colleges and universities are to…
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Parental support for college students prolongs dependence

Kelly Dilworth

College students who get financial support from mom and dad may have trouble leaving the nest for good, according to a new study published in the journal Social Currents. The study found that college students who receive financial help from…
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