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Student Loan Lawsuit Settlement Amount to $7.5 billion

A recent class-action lawsuit has led to a settlement of approximately $7.5 billion for student loan borrowers who claim the Department of Education, under the Trump administration, had intentionally not followed regulations implemented by the Obama administration, which led to many people having their debt relief claims denied.

by Matin Varshochi
How to Transition from College to a Career

Making the transition from college to a career can be challenging. But most people make some huge mistakes while making this transition. Here's how to make a seamless transition.

by Shaun Morgan
America’s Black Homeownership Gap Continues

For many years, Black Americans have been at a disadvantage when it comes to homeownership and acquiring wealth.

by Sha'Kreshia Terrell
U.S. Households Wealth Declines

In the first quarter of 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic first began, household wealth declined. However, since then, it has continued to rise, until now. A new recent report released by the Federal Reserve looked at the wealth of households and highlighted key financial data regarding where money is rising and falling.

by Matin Varshochi
Ten Financial Habits Every College Student Should Practice

College is a time of greater freedom and personal growth. It’s also an ideal time to learn and put in place personal finance habits that can last a lifetime.

by Pam Hill
Factors Leading to a Crypto Bear Market

Over the past couple of weeks, investor confidence has been dropping in both the crypto and stock markets. Moreover, with the current economic climate, many investors have begun offloading most of their investments as there are rising concerns about a potential recession, leading to a crypto bear market.

by Matin Varshochi
Housing Discrimination Widens the Homeownership Gap for Black Americans

The Black homeownership gap has increased by more than 30% since the height of the pandemic. That is higher than it was 60 years ago when racial discrimination in housing was legal.

by Sha'Kreshia Terrell
The Best Time to Buy a House

One of the biggest purchases a person can make is buying a home. Buying a new home is typically an excellent long-term investment; once the mortgage is paid off, you are left with a high-value asset under your name.

by Matin Varshochi
Four Factors Behind a Possible 2022 U.S. Recession

Currently, due to various domestic and international events going on right now, the United States (U.S.) economy is performing poorly. From high gas prices to even higher inflation rates, some people are speculating the worst.

by Nailah Herbert
Why Your Credit Score Matters When Purchasing a Home

Your credit score is used by lenders to determine your credit risk when it comes to borrowing money. The higher your credit score, generally speaking, the more you'll be able to borrow, and the lower your interest rate. That can save you thousands of dollars over the life of your loan. So, if you're looking to purchase a home, read on to learn how to optimize your credit score.

by Pam Hill
Housing Market Cooling Down Due to High-Interest Rates

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the housing market has continued to rise in value, although the economy has been in a recession. With the fear and uncertainty of the pandemic, many began purchasing homes, ultimately raising the average house price.

by Matin Varshochi
Rising Median Rent Prices Expected to Pass $2,000 by Summer

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the rental market experienced lower prices due to the economic downturn. However, since the pandemic’s worst days are over, monthly rents are back on the rise.

by Matin Varshochi
Homeowners Looking for Roommates to Afford Mortgage Payments

by Nailah Herbert
How to Invest in Real Estate While Working Full Time

Having a day job and becoming a real estate investor isn't an either-or proposition. Dive into this article to learn more on how they can both be done successfully.

by Pam Hill
Federal Reserve Announced Interest Rate Hike

On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, the Federal Reserve Bank announced they will be raising interest rates by a half-point. The rising rates have been at their highest point in more than 20 years, and the increased rates have caused the stock market to go into a frenzy, with the S&P 500 dropping by 3.5% the following day.

by Matin Varshochi
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