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Signs Too Much Debt

6 Signs That You’re Carrying Too Much Debt

Many financial experts report that the average household carries at least $10,000 in credit card debt. In addition to this debt, many people take...
Debt Addiction Defined

What Is Debt Addiction?

For many people, our personal demons show up in many areas of our life, including our finances. Some of us try to make ourselves feel...
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Should I Save Money to Invest or Pay Off Debt First?

“Should I invest or pay off debts first?” It’s a question that challenges the masses. For most people, the answer is a mix of aggressively paying off high-interest debt, making minimum payments on other debts, then reallocating the funds to tap into the market. Find out how to do it here.
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,...
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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...
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6 Tips to Stop Being Ashamed of Your Debt and Take...

What would you be more embarrassed to shout from the rooftops: your weight or your credit score? For the general public, the answers are pretty...
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What Is Credit Counseling – How Debt Management Plans Work

There are a number of reasons people get into debt. Whether you've dealt with insufficient income and mounting bills for years, or face a new,...
Pay Off Credit Card Debt Fast

How to Get Out of Credit Card Debt Fast – 5-Step...

Of all the types of debt you can hold, credit card debt is one of the nastiest. USA Today reports that U.S. consumers pay...
Why Do We Save

Why Do We Save?

Why do we save our money and not spend everything we have the second we have the money? What is it we are accomplishing...
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IRS Tax Evasion Fraud Definition & Penalties – What If You...

Admit it. At some point during tax season, you’ve likely had the thought: “What if I just don’t file?” Whether you skip filing or just don’t pay, that’s called tax evasion, and it can lead to stiff penalties and jail time. But you can prevent that sticky situation — even if you can’t afford to pay.
Pay Off Car Loan Early

How to Pay Off Your Car Loan Early

Like most everyone, I hate debt, and the thought of paying off a car loan for a number of years has always left a bad...
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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...