A new government report provides both good news and bad news about America’s massive consumer debt load.
The bad news: America’s total consumer debt continues to rise.
According to May’s G.19 Consumer Credit Report from the Federal Reserve, combined (revolving and nonrevolving) outstanding debt rose by $11.7 billion in March to reach $3.875 trillion – continuing a string of monthly debt increases that goes back to January 2016.
The March increase equates to a 3.6 percent annualized debt growth. Read More
Have we bridged the gender gap when it comes to household roles, domestic duties, and career choices? Not entirely – but a new survey suggests that women are leading the way in closing the gap and preparing the next generation of men and women to continue the fight. Read More
By now, most people have filed their taxes. That means you likely know whether you are getting a refund or may have one already.
Tax refunds can be substantial, so figuring out what to do with that windfall can be challenging. Luckily, a refund is a chance to take some positive financial strides that can help you well into the future.