T/personal-finance

  1. Student Loan Rates Are Rising. Here’s What You Need to Know. Business, May 18

    A stronger economy makes it more likely that graduates will be able to find jobs and meet their loan payments, but there are reasons to be cautious.

  2. Quilts, Cows, Money and Meaning: College Essays That Stood Out Business, May 11

    This year, we picked five college application essays about money to publish. College admissions officers admired their maturity, self-awareness and humanity.

  3. First-Time Home Buyers Learn to Move Quickly in Tight Markets Business, May 11

    Seasonal demand from buyers is increasing as usual, but shoppers are finding a lack of new listings. Also daunting: coming up with a down payment.

  4. How to Get Help Paying for Your Wedding Society, May 9

    Money managers and couples offer some tips on ways to finance a wedding, which nationwide averages around $26,000.

  5. I Want to Be Rich and I’m Not Sorry Op Ed, April 28

    Money would make me powerful, someone nobody could hurt.

  6. Getting Married? Forget Sweet Nothings; Let’s Talk About Money Business, April 27

    A prenuptial agreement can protect couples planning to wed, but they are often treated casually. A wealth educator wants to change that with his Prenup 101.

  7. Consumer Bureau Looks to End Public View of Complaints Database Business, April 25

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau might grant the banking industry’s wish to take offline a public database of complaints against the industry.