Category: Student Credit Cards

Here’s Why Credit Card Stocks Plunged in Tuesday’s Trading

Credit card companies were among the worst performing stocks on Tuesday following Synchrony Financials SYF revelations relating to credit quality and reserves. The private-credit card issuer, which spun off from General Electric Company GE in 2014, disclosed that net charge-offs (NCOs) will increase 10-20 basis points (bps) over the next 12 months. Considering this increase […]

What to Do When Your Parents Kick You Out

Moving out of your parents’ house, no matter what the circumstances are, is a step toward independence. However, once you’re out in the real world, you have a lot of responsibilities to consider that you may not have thought of while living under their roof. Here are five financial goals to focus on as you make the transition.  1. […]

6 Scams to Watch Out for This Summer

Summer will be here before you know it, and with it come new and old scams. As you consider possible escapes — travel to exotic places; trips to the beach, the mountains or the golf course; a staycation to get much needed work done around your house — bear in mind that these diversions provide […]

Links Inc. hosts financial workshop

Students of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Upward Bound recently participated in a Financial Literacy for Youth workshop with their parents. This was a two-part workshop, co-sponsored by The Links Inc. Arkansas Chapter. The first part of the workshop addressed basic money management. Carla Martin, UAPB’s interim vice chancellor for finance and administration, […]

NerdWallet Moms Share Their Personal Finance Tips

Parenthood brings joy — and new layers of complicated financial decisions. At NerdWallet, some of our personal finance experts are also parents who are navigating those choices. In honor of Mother’s Day, some of our Nerd moms share lessons they learned while preparing for their new family members, after the kids arrived, and from their […]

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