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Survey Highlights Importance of Student Credit Education

[Saturday, February 13th, 2016]

Everyone makes a financial misstep now and then. And often, the first major money mistakes people make come early in life.

FoolProof Financial Advice for Kids

[Wednesday, May 13th, 2015]

The FoolProof Foundation, founded with the support of famed newscaster Walter Cronkite, long known as the most trusted man in the country, is setting out to educate kids – and parents – about financial literacy.

Credit Card Growth Accelerates in 2014

[Wednesday, December 10th, 2014]

Although credit card issuers have seen a decline in accounts on file and outstanding balances over the past few years, that trend seems to be turning around in 2014. According to the Mercator Advisory Group’s latest research, this year has been a strong year for credit card issuers.

High School Students Graduate from Finance Academy

[Monday, July 14th, 2014]

Amid recent concern about young people and basic financial literacy, over 100 young people have graduated from an online financial education course designed by Higher One Financial Academy.

Discover Helps Students Build Good Credit

[Thursday, February 20th, 2014]

Young people just starting out on their independent financial lives will get a head start on building a great credit card score with Discover’s introduction of free FICO scores for all cardholders.

Student Loan Debt Outpaces Credit Card Debt

[Tuesday, August 20th, 2013]

If you think credit card debt in America is high, think again. The latest numbers show credit card debt is dwarfed by student loan debt, and is growing faster.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) estimates that the national student loan debt is $1.2 trillion, including government loans and private bank loans.

Colleges make in millions from student credit card agreements

[Sunday, August 7th, 2011]

Despite the CARD Act coming into implementation, colleges still have managed to make millions of dollar by signing up various credit card agreements.

Obtaining student credit card after the CARD act just got tougher

[Monday, April 11th, 2011]

With spring just round the corner, students are trying hard to find a credit card to adorn their wallets to fund their small vacations. However, the implementation of the CARD Act has made the process of obtaining one tough.

The impact of CARD act on student credit cards

[Tuesday, February 15th, 2011]

The implementation of the CARD Act 2009, received mixed response. While some consumers felt that the new rules and regulations worked in their favor, there were many others who felt that these new rules only added to their woes.

Young adults can benefit greatly from building a good credit history

[Tuesday, October 26th, 2010]

According to financial counseling experts, credit card customers of student-age will greatly benefit from establishing a very good credit history. A credit score is a measure of the creditworthiness of an individual as assessed by many money lenders. Without a good credit rating, customers might find it hard to meet certain needs that go beyond […]

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