Jessica Dickler’s Posts

Forget turkey and pumpkin pie. More Americans are looking forward to doorbuster deals in the days ahead.

’Tis the season to be jolly. Yet, stress is the prevailing emotion.

The vast majority, or roughly 70%, of adults are stressed about the upcoming holiday season, mostly thanks to money woes, according to a survey from Country Financial.

Obtaining an undergraduate degree is almost always worth it — bachelor’s degree holders earn 84% more than those with just a high school diploma.

However, not all majors are the same, ZipRecruiter found.

Declining public funds have caused college tuition to skyrocket, leaving many families either with insurmountable student loan debt or unable to afford a higher education altogether, according to a new analysis by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

Not feeling well? It could be your credit card that’s making you sick.

Americans are taking on ever-increasing amounts of debt and it’s harming their health and relationships, according to researchers.

In the wake of the college admissions scandal, which underscored how much pressure parents and students feel to get into elite universities, admissions directors are quietly turning their attention to something besides test scores.

Lured by better weather, lower taxes or an improved quality of life, many older Americans consider relocating in retirement.

Most people remember their first summer or after-school job, which provided cash to help pay for college or a car.

Today, vehicles and higher education — among other expenses — cost significantly more. Yet fewer teenagers are working.

One-third of millennials would consider breaking up with their partner because of a financial secret, such as hidden debt or a bad credit score, according to a new report.

Many women are aware that a woman in the U.S. generally makes about 80 cents to each dollar a man earns.

Generally speaking, the higher your credit score, the better off you are when seeking a loan. But the recovery time from a missed payment or financial setback differs for everyone. Here’s how to improve your score immediately.

Americans — especially women — are feeling less secure about their finances today than they were just a few months ago.

Here are the schools that are doling out the most aid to offset the cost of college, according to The Princeton Review’s new 2020 ranking.

With college costs soaring and student loan debt at a record high, a handful of schools have carved out a unique spot by waiving tuition.

Parents actually pay for a fraction of college tuition, according to Sallie Mae’s 12th annual “How America Pays for College” report.