Should You Make Payments During Coronavirus Student Loan Deferment?

As Americans grappled with the financial consequences of the pandemic in March of this year, the federal government took several actions to help cash-strapped consumers. For starters, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in late March of 2020, which included a temporary suspension of payments and interest for government-owned student […]

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Using Credit Cards During COVID-19

Since we’re in the middle of a pandemic, we’re all trying to figure out the new normal. Whether you’re working from home, have a houseful of kids to keep busy or find yourself facing financial uncertainty, everyone has at least a little adjusting to do. While you’re taking stock of your life and what you… Read More

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Can I Sue a Company for Sending Me to Collections?

It happens. A collections notice shows up, a debt collector starts calling or you find a negative report on your credit history, but you know you paid the account in question. Can you sue a company for sending you to collections for money you didn’t owe? Find out more about what the law says about… Read More

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Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen Finally Sell Their Massachusetts Mansion

Tom Brady is showing he also has the moves when it comes to real estate. He and his wife, supermodel Gisele Bündchen, have sold their Brookline, MA, estate.

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What Is a Force Majeure Clause, and What Does It Mean for Mortgages?

The current pandemic will have contract holders invoking force majeure for relief from creditors. But can a mortgage holder use the clause to stop payment?

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More college students using credit cards responsibly, despite COVID

While the pandemic has triggered anxiety among college students about their studies and their families’ finances, more of them are showing positive credit behaviors, according to a new poll.