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2017 Survey Shows Rising Consumer Debt

A recent survey conducted by Experian revealed rising consumer debt, especially for auto, student and credit card debt. An article about the survey, “State of Credit: 2017,” was published January 11, 2018 and covered consumer spending and debt during 2017 using data from Experian’s eighth annual “State of Credit” survey. The piece opens with positive…

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Student Debt Deducted from Social Security Payments

College students everywhere have one thing in common: the rising cost of tuition. This leads some students to take out student loans which may eventually become student debt, or even worse, accounts that end up in collections. Today, unpaid student loans are giving retired adults a similar commonality since the government is garnishing social security…