All articles tagged Debt (11)

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 »

11 (Need-to-Know) Credit Card Debt Settlement Facts

11 (Need-to-Know) Credit Card Debt Settlement Facts

If the burden of overwhelming credit card debt has you feeling like there’s nowhere to turn, consider a solution that works for many people just like you: Credit card debt settlement. But debt... read more »

What Happens to Credit Card Debt During Bankruptcy?

What Happens to Credit Card Debt During Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy isn’t as popular an option as it used to be for dealing with debt. While it may not be the first resort, however, it’s still a necessary alternative for many, and credit card debt is... read more »

What is Cross-Collateralization of Debt?

What is Cross-Collateralization of Debt?

If you’re strapped for cash, you’ll probably want to continue paying your mortgage or rent to keep a roof over your head and still make your car payment to keep wheels in your driveway so you can... read more »

5 Steps to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

5 Steps to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

Credit card debt is incredibly common in America, but letting it get out of control can result in financial destruction. Follow these steps to effectively pay off your debt and enjoy financial... read more »

How to Stop Using Credit Cards When You’re In Debt

How to Stop Using Credit Cards When You’re In Debt

When people find themselves head over heels in debt, the first thing that must go is often the credit cards. In many situations, the credit cards are what got them into debt in the first place,... read more »