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New survey from NeighborWorks America shows how student loans and high rent prices weigh on homeownership

Student loan debt and high rent prices continue to worsen the homeownership outlook according to data from the fourth annual hosing survey from NeighborWorks America. Click here to read article.

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FICO Survey: Two in Five Millennials in the U.S. Are Concerned About their Level of Debt

FICO’s latest consumer finance trend research has revealed that 37 percent of Millennials aged 25-34 are concerned about their level of debt, while 33 percent of them are interested in getting assistance to help manage their debts. Click here to read article.

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71 Percent Believe Student Debt Delays Homeownership, NAR Finds

Seventy-one percent of non-homeowners repaying their student loans on time believe their debt is stymieing their ability to purchase a home, and slightly over half of all borrowers say they expect to be delayed from buying by more than five … Continue reading

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Millennials Under Pressure

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How to Tame Student Loan Debt and Afford a Mortgage

It’s no secret that student loans can make buying a home a challenge. But what exactly is the problem, and how can buyers overcome it? Click here to read article.

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The Fed Has Raised Interest Rates: What Do Millennials Need to Know?

At long last, the Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate. But the impact on savings accounts and loans won’t be big, at least for now. Click here to read article.

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The Hot, New Company Benefit: Student Debt Repayment

Hoping to attract debt-saddled millennials, employers will help chip away at student loans. Click here to read article.

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As Home Ownership Lags, Young Renters Left Behind in Wealth-Building

Dana Bergman signs over a third of her take-home pay to a landlord in Los Angeles. Jonathan Karadimas just hopes he can pay off his student loans before he retires — a date the 26-year-old New York resident won’t hit … Continue reading

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New TransUnion Study Finds Student Loan Impact May Be Overblown

Despite an unprecedented rise in student-loan balances over the past decade, a new TransUnion study found that student loan obligations have not inhibited younger consumers’ ability to access and repay other consumer credit categories such as auto loans and mortgages when compared to … Continue reading

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Young Adults Are Living With Their Parents, But Not As Much As (Or Why) You Think

Young Americans are living with their parents in greater numbers, but don’t blame the economy or housing costs. Blame student loans. Click here to read article.

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