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Best Secured Credit Cards

10 Best Secured Credit Cards to Rebuild Credit – Reviews &...

How's your credit these days? If you'd prefer not to answer that question, you're not alone. Millions of Americans have imperfect credit due to bankruptcy,...
Reasons Get Out Debt

17 Reasons Why You Should Get Out of Debt – Benefits...

Debt is a common fact of life in America today. According to a 2015 report from the Pew Charitable Trusts, roughly eight out of...
Hold Off Buying New Used Car

Should You Become a One Car Family?

One of the biggest expenses for any family is transportation. It seems that most families own as many cars as there are drivers, or...
Zombie Debt Collectors

Zombie Debt: What It Is and How to Deal with Collectors

If you've had debt in the past you couldn't pay, some of those accounts may have been written off as "uncollectable." In other words,...
Break Bad Financial Habits

10 Bad Financial Habits You Need to Break to Get Out...

We all have our creature comforts - those habits that, for better or worse, we indulge on a daily basis. However, while a regular...
Sell Car Pay Off Debt Bills

Should I Sell My Car to Get Out of Debt &...

How strong is your desire to get out of debt? What are you willing to give up, sell, or live without in order to...
Pay Off Mortgage Student Loans First

Should I Pay Off My Mortgage or Student Loans First?

Student loans and mortgage debt are often considered to be "good debt," as they are forms of debt you take on in order to...
Buying Car Cash

6 Reasons to Buy a Car with Cash and Avoid Car...

Do Americans love their cars too much? Even as a car lover myself, I would argue yes. There is no other explanation for our...
Reasons Shouldnt Refinance Credit Card Debt

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Refinance a Mortgage to Pay Credit Card...

Everyone knows that credit card debt is "bad" debt due to the high interest rates on most consumer credit cards, while mortgage debt is...
Bankruptcy Affect Credit Score

How Does Bankruptcy Affect Your Credit Score?

The main issue that discourages most people from filing bankruptcy is the detrimental effect is has on their credit. It's true that a bankruptcy...
Personal Loan Jars

Best Personal Loan Companies of 2020

Back in the day, getting a personal loan meant schlepping to your local bank branch (or multiple banks, if you wanted to shop around), meeting...
Snowflaking Pay Down Debt

Debt Snowflaking – 25 Ways to Find Extra Money and Pay...

If you have debt, you may feel a sense of desperation and a desire to eliminate it as soon as possible. Reducing your monthly...