Debt and credit

Debt and credit

Economies Post Sub-prime Crisis

In 2007, the great subprime crisis happened in the US that was caused by high home prices and the resultant housing bubble loss and failure of the Alt A assets that were linked to the housing sector. The banking sector issued bonds, the credit default swaps and the Alt-A assets […]

Debt and credit

Getting Rid of Excess Debt in 2016

If you're a working adult in America, chances are you have more debt to your name than you would prefer. That debt may come in the form of student loans, credit cards, mortgages, car loans and more. Whichever it is, chances are you're dealing with at least one of these […]

Debt and credit

How to Improve Your Credit Score

Your credit score is your life. Or at least it may seem that way. Indeed, your three-digit credit score may open or shut doors, including keeping you from obtaining new credit or finding credit at favorable rates. A score of at least 700 shows good credit management. Here's how to […]