Furloughed workers and consumers worried about shutdown-related refund delays may find it tempting to use so-called refund anticipation loans. Consumer advocates say they should still be a loan of last resort.
When it comes to weathering any financial hardship, the secret to success comes down to two tools: budgeting and borrowing.
Scott Morris of the Center for Global Development says the money that China borrows money from the World Bank is "not a lifeline," but a mechanism for Beijing to access expertise from the institution. He also notes that China uses the loans to support carbon emission reductions, which benefits everyone.
There's something about San Antonio — and Austin and Houston. Seniors in these three Texas cities account have the highest median debt balances, excluding mortgages.
DUBAI, Jan 9- Qatar National Bank, the largest bank by assets in the Middle East and Africa, is raising a 2 billion euro syndicated loan, according to LPC, a fixed income news service that is part of Refinitiv. The loan would replace a 2.25 billion euro- denominated loan obtained in May 2016 which matures in May, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters in September.
Justin Tang of X Financial says the peer-to-peer lending sector is "reasonable" and "healthy" in China following a clamp down by the government, because most of the risks have been "released."
Potential home buyers are feeling the squeeze of high prices on dwellings and the prospect of rising interest rates. If you really want that house and you're willing to stay put, consider paying down points.
Amid shutdown, those without much savings are struggling to make their rent and mortgage payments.
As interest rates rise and vehicles become more expensive, that new car smell increasingly comes with larger loans and longer terms.
From payday loans to credit card debt, there are some easy ways to access cash quickly. All come with strings attached.
Major banks have rolled out assistance programs to help clients whose finances are pinched from the government shutdown. Here's what you should know.
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Here are some reliable resources to help you navigate your way to student loan forgiveness.
Mark Jolley of CCB International Securities says a bubble has developed in the credit market, and Fed tightening is causing it to "come unstuck."
A new map by the Urban Institute traces auto delinquency rates in counties across the U.S.
China used deleveraging to address the issue of corporate debt, but it is difficult to do so in an "orderly" way, says Rob Subbaraman of Nomura.
Online mortgage calculators are free and easy to use, yet many fall short of giving all the information you need to estimate your payment.
Zopa Chief Executive Jaidev Janardana said the fintech firm would look into how to go about raising the extra capital "early next year."
The Education Department will not release the student debt and earnings information of certain schools and programs.
Automakers, dealers and start-ups now offer car subscriptions as an alternative to the traditional financing model.