All articles tagged Debt (16)

How Consolidated Credit’s Debt Management Program Helps Lower Your Credit Card Interest and Pay Off Your Debts in 3 to 5 Years

How Consolidated Credit’s Debt Management Program Helps Lower Your Credit Card Interest and Pay Off Your Debts in 3 to 5 Years

In a Nutshell: Combined credit card debt in the US is now over $1 trillion, which means more than a few Americans could use some help in getting out of the red. Consolidated Credit is a nonprofit... read more »

Get Out of Debt and Into Earnings: GreenPath™ Guides Your Financial Journey, Helping You Pay Off Loans and Reach Your Financial Goals

Get Out of Debt and Into Earnings: GreenPath™ Guides Your Financial Journey, Helping You Pay Off Loans and Reach Your Financial Goals

In a Nutshell: GreenPath was born as a budgeting and financial education service out of the Michigan Credit Union League in 1961. A decade later, it was already expanding into other states, and... read more »

StepChange — How the UK’s Leading Debt Charity Helps Britons Get Back on Track with Customized Phone and Online Advice

StepChange — How the UK’s Leading Debt Charity Helps Britons Get Back on Track with Customized Phone and Online Advice

In a Nutshell: While overspending can certainly be an issue, debt problems are often triggered by unforeseen circumstances, like sudden job loss or a medical emergency. According to StepChange... read more »

Bills.com: Educational Resources & Tools that Help Americans Understand Their Options for Getting Out of Debt & Improving Credit

Bills.com: Educational Resources & Tools that Help Americans Understand Their Options for Getting Out of Debt & Improving Credit

In a Nutshell: Consumer debt remains one of the biggest challenges many Americans face in their struggle for financial freedom. Consider that the average household with credit card debt pays... read more »

10 Best Credit Cards After Bankruptcy Discharge – (Rebuild Credit)

10 Best Credit Cards After Bankruptcy Discharge – (Rebuild Credit)

While no one likes to admit defeat, sometimes our debts simply get the better of us and bankruptcy may become the only option for a better financial future. Unfortunately, your credit will see... read more »

Rescue Your Finances: Beverly Harzog’s “The Debt Escape Plan” Shows You How to Live Debt-Free

Rescue Your Finances: Beverly Harzog’s “The Debt Escape Plan” Shows You How to Live Debt-Free

In a Nutshell: Beverly Harzog wrote The Debt Escape Plan for people weighed down by credit card debt. If you’ve made some mistakes in the past or want to know how to prepare for the future,... read more »

Money Under 30: How David Weliver Paid $80K in Debt in 3 Years & Documented It as a Resource for Young Adults

Money Under 30: How David Weliver Paid $80K in Debt in 3 Years & Documented It as a Resource for Young Adults

In a Nutshell: David Weliver paid off $80,000 in combined student loan and credit card debt in just three years by committing to increasing his income and decreasing expenditures. During his... read more »

Grads Can Save Nearly $19K with SoFi: The First Marketplace Lender to Offer Student Loan Refinancing

Grads Can Save Nearly $19K with SoFi: The First Marketplace Lender to Offer Student Loan Refinancing

In a nutshell: Graduates who used student loans to fund their education face an average of $33,000 in resulting debt. Throw in a graduate school degree and the debt can easily exceed $100,000.... read more »

6 Expert Tips: Increase Your Credit Limit (Get Approved Now)

6 Expert Tips: Increase Your Credit Limit (Get Approved Now)

First and foremost, ask yourself why you want to increase your credit limit. If it’s to go on a shopping spree or purchase things you can’t afford without credit, stop right there. You’ll... read more »

Battle of the Sexes: Does Gender Determine Your Financial Future?

Battle of the Sexes: Does Gender Determine Your Financial Future?

From physical to psychological, men and women have a multitude of differences. But does one of those differences lie in how financial decisions are made? In a word: Yes. In a (slightly) longer... read more »