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Be Good Friend While Broke

How To Be A Good Friend While Broke

  If you've had a major financial change lately, it can be hard to transition to a more frugal lifestyle, especially if going out with...
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The First (And Most Important) Step To Fixing Your Finances

I have had many conversations with many people in the past who have inquired about how to get out of debt. Most of these...
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Dave Ramsey’s 7 Baby Steps: Is It the Best Way to...

Financial guru Dave Ramsey’s “Baby Steps” are the perfect formula for the average person who isn’t terribly interested in personal finance. But they’re not one-size-fits all. Here’s what they recommend, how to tell if they’re right for you, and some alternatives to consider.
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Filing Rules

What Is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy – Filing Rules & Information

Filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy can stop creditor harassment, runaway interest rates and fees, and can provide you with a structured plan for paying...
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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 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...
Credit Card Debt Reduction

Credit Card Debt Reduction Story: How I Got My Minimums Reduced

For those of you who are on the uphill road of getting out of debt and working towards the light at the end of...