Two years after leaving school, students default on their federal loans at a rate of 9.1%, according to a 2013 report by the New York Federal Reserve. That figure jumps to 13.4% at the three-year mark.
To prepare for retirement, workers need to do two things: save enough and choose the right investments.
There are a lot of things homeowners can do to add value to their home.
But there are just as many ways they can decrease the value.
Inflation in continental Europe has risen recently, and will continue to do so, and this should “disturb bond traders”.
What do investors look for when deciding whether to fund an entrepreneur? It depends on whom you’re asking, and how far along your startup is.
Investment-grade bonds are securities sold by companies with the safest balance sheets and given relatively good ratings from the credit rating agencies.
Lots of Americans end up needing government assistance – Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers. And lots of them move off of it once they no longer need the help.