Category Archive for: ‘student debt’

The Average U S Credit Score Keeps Climbing Along With Debt

The Average U.S. Credit Score Keeps Climbing — Along With Debt

The average American had a VantageScore of 675 in 2017, the highest in five years. Total U.S. credit-card debt reached $1.021 trillion in June, an all-time...
Millennials Student Debt Is Larger Than Their Incomes

Millennials’ Student Debt Is Larger Than Their Incomes

More than 80 percent of millennials surveyed say student loans are preventing them from buying a home. The average millennial owes $2,400 more on student...
Student Debt Not Holding Back Homeownership Study Says

Student Debt Not Holding Back Homeownership, Study Says

While some economic pundits have blamed student loans as a substantial barrier to homeownership for millennials and other first-time buyers, a recent study...