Mergers and acquisitions slowed substantially in 2022 as companies faced a mix of financing challenges, including rising interest rates, a pullback in leveraged finance, bond-market jitters and the possibility of a recession. But many companies adapted, structuring deals to sidestep market volatility and minimize financing costs. In doing so, they […]
17 Best Private Student Loans and Current Rates
Sallie Mae Private Student Loan Best for Private student loan Mid–600’s 4.50–14.83% Lowest rates shown include the auto debit. Advertised APRs for undergraduate students assume a $10,000 loan to a student who attends school for 4 years and has no prior Sallie Mae-serviced loans. Interest rates for variable rate loans […]
18 Best Personal Loans for January 2023
Our goal is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we receive compensation from our partner lenders, whom we will always identify, all opinions are our own. Credible Operations, Inc. NMLS # 1681276, is referred to here as “Credible.” A personal loan can […]
With Auto Loan Delinquencies Rising, Does This Mean Trouble for Ally Financial?
As fears of a 2023 recession grow, more investor scrutiny is being applied to the consumer finance sector. The COVID-19 pandemic provided lots of support for struggling consumers. However, these support mechanisms are expiring, and it looks like delinquencies are rising. What does this mean for Ally Financial (ALLY 0.37%)? […]
7 Hidden Things That Affect Your Credit Score, According to Finance Experts
Whether you’re buying a car, applying for a loan, or putting down an offer on a new home, one number can loom large over any major transaction: your credit score. Unfortunately, even people with a decent handle on their personal finances can have a surprisingly difficult time getting their rating […]
Is This the Final Straw for Carvana Stock?
Online car dealer Carvana (CVNA 6.52%) has suffered one of the sharpest drops of any stock in this bear market. Its shares are currently down almost 99% from their highs. Wall Street is rightly concerned about the company’s financial health. Carvana’s debt is trading at less than 50 cents on […]