Robert Carnevale

Robert Carnevale is a personal finance news writer. When he's not writing about money, he's covering the tech circuit and penning novels.

Personal Finance Courses Help Students Get Better College Funding, Study Finds

Research suggests financial literacy can lead to more grants and lower-cost borrowing.

Fraud Alert: Spoofed DHS Phone Numbers Used to Extort Money from Victims

Scammers are using bogus caller IDs and fake emails to get cash and information from the unsuspecting.

Most Student Loan Borrowers Fear Refinancing: Survey

Many with student debt worry about getting locked out of government programs.

Mortgage Delinquency Rate Hits 18-Year Low

Strong economy helps home loans, but student loans remain a problem.

Record Numbers of Americans Behind on Their Car Loans

Despite the strong labor market, Americans can’t keep up with their car loan payments.

Millennials Now Hold Largest Value of New Home Loans

Younger cohort overtakes Gen X, boomers, but still struggles with heavy debt.

Maine May Join Other States With Financial Literacy Requirement for Students

State may become latest to require kids learn real-world personal finance skills

The Average Tax Refund Is Down 8.4%, But That May Change

During the first week of tax season, taxpayers received smaller refunds by an average of $170.

The Fed Reveals a Direct Link Between Student Loan Debt and a Decline in Homeownership

Student debt is responsible for a nearly 20% decline in homeownership among young adults.

Mortgage Loan Limits Just Went Up

Higher loan limits mean lower costs for homebuyers.

Millennials Think They’ll Have a Million in Savings By Age 45

The actual age most Americans see a seven-figure bank account is much later if at all.