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College Student Money Management with Cathy DeWitt Dunn

Friday, August 25th, 2017 and is filed under Financial Planning Tips, Uncategorized, Videos

When it comes to money management, college students tend to make a lot of mistakes. The two biggest money mistakes that college student make are student loan debt and credit card debt.

Join Cathy DeWitt Dunn on Channel 5 News in Dallas to discuss College Student Money Management. Read More

US Household Debt Hits Record Levels

Friday, August 18th, 2017 and is filed under Financial Planning Tips, Videos

Laila Muhammad and Cathy DeWitt DunnIf you are cringing every time you open your bills every single month, well, you’re definitely not alone. According to a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Americans’ debt level has hit a new record high. Total U.S. household debt has hit nearly $13 trillion in the most recent quarter. That is up over $500 billion over the same time last year. Well, that study also found that the average American is about $37,000 in debt. So 1 in 10 Americans are more than $100,000 in debt, and that’s not even including your mortgage. Credit card debt is also at a record high. According to the Federal Reserve, U.S. households collectedly have more than $1 trillion in credit card debt. Read More

What does the Fed rate hike mean for Americans?

Friday, December 16th, 2016 and is filed under Uncategorized

On Wednesday the Federal Reserve increased its key interest rate by 0.25%, marking the first interest rate increase since June of 2006. According to financial professional Cathy DeWitt Dunn, the Fed is likely to increase rates even further in the coming year. Read More

Wedding Debt – Don’t Start Off in the Red

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 and is filed under Financial Planning Tips, Videos

Jenny Anchondo and Cathy DeWitt DunnDid you know that the average wedding costs more than $31,000? According to Market Watch, one third of couples go into debt for their wedding day, and are having ‘red weddings‘ by putting them on credit. Don’t start your marriage off in ‘wedding debt’.

So, what do you do if you want that really special occasion, but don’t want to start out the marriage in debt? In this interview, Fox 4’s Jenny Anchondo and financial expert Cathy DeWitt Dunn discuss wedding debt and how to avoid it.
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Student Loan Debt & Long-Term Impact [Video]

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 and is filed under Uncategorized, Videos

Student Loans – Dallas Fox 4 News’ Becky Oliver Investigation

Fox 4 News in Dallas takes an in-depth look at the long-term impact of student loan debt. Annuity Watch USA Financial Planner, Cathy DeWitt Dunn contributes to this report.

Student loan debt in America has now surpassed a staggering $1-trillion and is still on the rise. Fox 4 News Investigator, Becky Oliver, shows the devastating effects that student loans can have, not only in the short term, but over years and even decades. Read More