Electric vehicle maker Tesla, Inc. has been on a tear, with its stock price rising nearly six-fold so far this year. The upstart is about to finish out the year in grand style with its induction into the venerable S&P 500 index. The move is slated for December 21 and promises to set off a frenzy of trading as the date approaches.
Americans are still burdened with student loan, auto loan and credit card obligations that continue to place stress on family budgets, a problem exacerbated by the extraordinary economic hardships from the pandemic. If you are looking for help on how to tackle a mountain of debt, here are a few tips to get started.