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How to Spend Too Much on a Loan!
Are bad credit and loans a good combo? If you fall for marketing gimmicks around bad credit and loans, you’ll be throwing away a ton of your hard…
What is Predatory Lending?
Predatory lending is using deceptive or unfair tactics to get a borrower to take out a loan that benefits the lender instead of the borrower. These ty…
Can Your Credit Card Limit Be Lowered?
Credit card issuers periodically review accounts to determine if a customer's credit worthiness has changed. That review can result in a decrease or i…
Are You a Sucker for Student Loans?
There's a chance (some say a good chance) that in the near future, student loans will be forgiven and universities will be free for all students. That…
Unexpected Events Impacting Your Pay?
Do you budget? It may help you through tough financial times, or getting into financial trouble in the first place.
Work Disruption Can Lead to Bills Piling Up
It's the end of the month, and money's tight. How to cut down on your costs? We've got a few suggestions...
Worried About Your Budget Right Now? Be Proactive!
If you don't, you’re probably setting yourself up for financial ruin. Check this out...
Got Credit Card Debt? Consolidate!
When to consolidate your credit card debt, and how do you do it right.
Struggling with Student Loan Debt?
Are you thinking about defaulting? That could be a disastrous move! So what should you do? Here are a few options.
Are (Quick) Loans a Solution to Money Trouble?
You’re out of cash and need to pay bills... Quick cash loans, a.k.a. high interest rate loans are (very likely) not your solution. As they may get…
Are You in Money Trouble? Get Ready for the Vultures!
A guarantee: If you have money troubles and it becomes known, you are a bigger target for scammers.
Feeling Financial Stress?
Short on cash, late payments, increasing debt? Check out these blinking red lights that indicate financial trouble.
Why Pay Rip-Off Rates for High Interest Loans?
Need money fast? Together with payday loans and check cashing services, high interest rate loans (at times with trip digit interest rates) are an op…
Pros and Cons of Paying Over Time
How often do you choose to pay for something over time? You have chosen to pay over time when you've used a loan or credit card to pay for something. …
Options for Reducing Debt
According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Center for Microeconomic Data's Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit for the first quarte…
Is Paying Down Debt a 2017 Resolution? Tips for Success
Besides winter storms, January tends to bring post-holiday bills. For many people, that also brings New Year's resolutions to pay down the debt they h…
Avoiding "Loan" Schemes and Other "Services" Risky to Your Financial Well-being
There are many schemes and scams that aim to make a buck on people who may be feeling pressure financially and who are unwary. We have seen dozens of …
Working to Pay Down Debt? Avoid Debt Relief Scams and Bad "Services"
Millions of Americans owe thousands of dollars on credit cards, student loans, medical bills and other unsecured loans or bills. Many are struggling e…
Innovative Ways of Cutting Debt
Do you owe money on student loans, credit cards or a mortgage? This video can show you ways to free up money to help cut down on your debt.
The Ostrich Syndrome: How I Handled My Credit Card Debt
When it came to my out-of-control credit, I had a severe case of ostrich syndrome—I hid hoping my problems would go away. I had that sickening feeli…
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