Apr 25, 2013 Not everyone has the cash upfront to buy a new gun. We look at the world of financing a firearm purchase.
Apr 12, 2013 Marketplace Economics Correspondent Chris Farrell explains why long-term auto loans, which are boosting car sales, could be a bad deal for borrowers.
Mar 29, 2013 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has dumped over 100,000 complaints, in 11 computer languages, for “civic hacking.” Banks complain that it’s not filtered for accurate complaints.
Mar 15, 2013 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to institute rules for certain non-bank loan servicers. What’s the likely result of the rules for borrowers and the industry?
Mar 14, 2013 Young go-getters can get funding to pursue their dream careers through a startup called Pave. The catch? Prospects agree to fork over about five percent of their income for the following 10 years.
Mar 12, 2013 Americans are reigniting their love affair with debt. Sure, it spurred a financial crisis. But it's also good for the economy.
Feb 18, 2013 So why can't students cash in on these crazy low interest rates, anyway?
Feb 15, 2013 Campus Progress wants students to be able to take advantage of low interest rates available for mortgages and car loans.
Feb 6, 2013 Yale and other universities are suing graduates who did not pay back Perkins low-income student loans because the funds for new loans come from former students paying back their debts.