Joe Pye is a freelancer for Debt.com and will be the editor in chief of the Florida Atlantic University school newspaper in fall 2017. He graduated from FAU with a bachelor’s degree in multimedia journalism.
October 27, 2017
Unemployment rates of black women today are nearly double the national average of all women 10 years ago.
October 9, 2017
They complain about the cost, then do nothing to lower it.
September 21, 2017
Guess who’s afraid of never being able to retire? And who fears living paycheck to paycheck?
September 18, 2017
And the more they talk, the happier they are
September 12, 2017
Millennials with lower credit scores struggle to make ends meet.
September 6, 2017
They’re also more likely to want to learn about credit.
September 1, 2017
They keep a closer eye on it than any other generation.
August 29, 2017
They’re worried about money more than their jobs and relationships
August 24, 2017
But even with those, they can’t keep up with older generations
August 18, 2017
They’re the furthest from retirement, but it’s still one of their main goals.
August 17, 2017
They aren’t aware their employers offer insurance for costs unrelated to healthcare.
August 14, 2017
For the first time in a decade, scholarships and grants cover a third of college costs.
August 9, 2017
The number of Americans without an emergency fund is at a six-year low.
August 8, 2017
After tuition, textbooks are one of the biggest college expenses. One company is trying to stop students from seeking other options.
August 8, 2017
Make eye contact, but not too much.
August 4, 2017
No really, there’s a report that says so.
July 24, 2017
And our company dress code policy isn’t helping.
July 18, 2017
Bosses know financial anxiety wears their workers thin, but most haven’t stepped up to help.
July 13, 2017
LGBT couples spend less on weddings than heterosexual couples.
July 12, 2017
Connecting to unsecure Wi-Fi leaves you open to hacking.
July 11, 2017
And that’s a good thing, since we aren’t saving enough anyway.
July 4, 2017
What exactly does it mean to be “middle class”? An intriguing new study didn’t bother to find out. It simply asked people if they think they’re middle class. Almost half (49 percent) did. Yet middle class doesn’t mean content. According to marketing firm Mintel, less than a third of these self-proclaimed middle-classers “are satisfied with […]
June 30, 2017
They believe they should cover their expenses at an earlier age – despite the fact that they still live at home.
June 26, 2017
They’re out-saving Baby Boomers and Gen Xers, not to retire — but to work their dream jobs and travel.
June 23, 2017
Workplace burnout is up, yet vacations are just as stressful.
June 20, 2017
Most borrowers have no idea what they’ll owe in the future – or even how many years their loans are for
June 19, 2017
Americans give themselves a passing grade on saving for retirement, but most are failing.
June 16, 2017
They are more conservative with their money at younger ages than previous generations
June 13, 2017
Having a credit score under 700 is related to difficulties holding onto jobs and living on your own.
June 9, 2017
More than half of Americans have been, or know, a victim of identity theft. They still barely protect themselves.
June 6, 2017
College graduates value their degrees even though they can’t afford to live on their own.
June 2, 2017
One reason: They focus too much on class and not enough on what else colleges offer.
May 30, 2017
Experts say it’s likely that multiple companies will be hacked at same time this year.
May 26, 2017
Job growth is up, and companies are hiring recent college graduates for higher pay this year.
May 23, 2017
They are more willing to give up financial stability for smartphones, than younger generations.
May 19, 2017
Most Americans don’t have a plan to deal with an average debt of $37,000.
May 16, 2017
Almost three quarters of Americans put in a full day of work over the weekend every month.
April 25, 2017
They don’t believe in the “American Dream,” but want to move on with adulthood.
April 20, 2017
If you search online for the best marijuana for your money, here’s a dirty little secret about the biggest pot websites.
April 18, 2017
Miami, Florida is the number one city in America where people struggle to live comfortably, but the median income isn’t high enough in 80 percent of our biggest cities.
April 14, 2017
They finish their taxes early and save their refunds out of fear of messing up.
April 11, 2017
Nearly 90 percent of young employees would commit to an employer for 5 years – if it helped them pay back their debt.
April 7, 2017
Research shows nearly 25 percent of high school students pick their career based on something they saw on TV or in a movie.
April 4, 2017
Tuition increases don’t affect school enrollment – if anything, they make schools seem more valuable.
March 31, 2017
Almost half of pranksters say they will pay money to pull off their jokes.
March 28, 2017
2017 shows the highest hiring rates for entry level jobs in 15 years.
March 24, 2017
Most of us are confident we can file our taxes, but we hate doing it.
March 21, 2017
Users with Apple products have higher FICO ratings than other smartphone companies.
March 17, 2017
Almost half of cable subscribers feel it isn’t worth the money.
March 10, 2017
Generation Z makes millennials look like saints — but they’re the most likely to reach out to businesses.