Reports

15
Dec
63% of Americans Will Take on a Record Amount of Credit Card Debt This Holiday Season

Dealing with both the pandemic recession & holiday shopping, 63% of Americans told LendEDU they will be taking on a record amount of credit card debt this holiday season. That includes 72% of people who were laid off during the pandemic, and 75% of people who are still laid off.

Posted in: Credit Cards, Reports,
08
Dec
Study: Coronavirus Pandemic Has Created Tax Problems That Could Get Much Worse in 2021

LendEDU's survey of 1,000 American taxpayers found tax debt issues stemming from the coronavirus could get ugly in 2021 due to people relying on unemployment benefits, retirement funds, and stock sales to get through the pandemic recession.

Posted in: Personal Finance, Reports,
10
Nov
The Fastest-Growing Cities That Are Still Affordable For Renters

LendEDU analyzed nearly 30,000 American cities to see which ones are not only the fastest-growing but the most affordable for renters.

Posted in: Homeowners & Renters Insurance, Insurance, Reports,
28
Oct
The Best Colleges For Financial Aid in 2020

LendEDU provides an updated look at which colleges are the best for financial aid. We factored in need-based aid, non-need-based aid, and aid for international students to complete our analysis.

Posted in: Financial Aid, Reports,
06
Oct
Student Loan Default Rates by School & State

Using just-released data from the Department of Education, LendEDU lists the student loan default rates at nearly 4,500 colleges around the U.S., in addition to the collective default rates for each state. Interestingly, the national default rate dropped compared to our report last year.

Posted in: Reports, Student Loans,
29
Sep
The Most Affordable Cities For Veteran Homebuyers

Analyzing over 25,000 U.S. cities, LendEDU first found the 1,000 places with the highest proportions of veterans & military members. These cities were then ranked based on their affordability for homebuyers that are using a mortgage.

Posted in: Mortgages, Reports,
15
Sep
The Fastest Growing Cities That Are Still Affordable For Homebuyers

LendEDU ranked the 1,000 fastest-growing U.S. cities according to each one's affordability for homebuyers that are using a mortgage.

Posted in: Mortgages, Reports,
01
Sep
55% of Homeowners Regret Taking Out a Mortgage During the Pandemic

LendEDU's survey of 1,000 homeowners with a mortgage also found that many homeowners have taken advantage of current mortgage rates by refinancing during the pandemic, while pandemic forbearance agreements are leading to incorrect negative credit marks.

Posted in: Mortgages, Reports,
21
Aug
States With the Most Student Loan Debt

LendEDU's fifth annual Student Loan Debt by School by State Report found each state's average student loan debt per borrower figure for the Class of 2019.

Posted in: Reports, Student Loans,