credit card debt

The Best 0% Balance Transfer Credit Cards

If you're fighting to reduce your credit card debt, a balance transfer card can be a powerful tool. Read this list to find the best card for you.

Depressed? It Could Be Your Debt

If you're depressed and anxious, or your physical health is poor, a new study says it might closely be related to your debt.

6 Valid Reasons Not to Contribute to Your 401(k)

Depending on your situation and your goals, opting out of your 401(k) plan can be a smart financial decision.

How Your Credit Card Statement Is Keeping You in Debt

Your credit card company uses all sorts of sneaky statement tricks to keep you in debt. Learn what to look out for.

What 20-Somethings Can Do About Credit Card Debt

People in their late 20s are deeper in debt than their parents were. But with these tools, you can break the debt cycle.

Why We Take on Credit Card Debt

Why some of us take on so much debt — and how others manage to avoid it so well — can seem mysterious. Discover some of the reasons.

Arguing Over Money Drives Your Kids to Credit Card Debt

Discover how your relationship with money can affect your kids' relationship with money — and how to make positive changes for you and them.

The Slow Bleed: Plugging Your Financial Leaks

Don't let your finances suffer death by a thousand cuts! Learn to stop the little leaks that add up to big bucks.

Get Out of Debt? Why?

Spending money can be a lot of fun, especially when credit keeps things going. It begs a very simple question — why bother getting out of debt?

Going Green: How to Live a (Nearly) Cash-Only Life

Whether you have a problem with credit-card debt or just want a new way to budget, it might be time to go for the green.

Dealing with Post-Holiday Credit Card Debt

It's not the most wonderful time of the year when the first credit card bills from the holiday season start to arrive. Here's how to pay them off.

4 Places to Start Your Debt Management Crusade

Taking control of debt is essential to preventing it from getting out of hand. Here are some tips to get you started with a debt management plan.

Top 6 Reasons Why Using Cash-Only Rocks

While I am a cash-only person by circumstance (paid off the credit cards and never reopened accounts), I am so grateful that I live in a cash world. Of course, having only cash is

Back to Reality: Coming Down after the Holidays

Whatever holidays you celebrate in November, December, and January, they're over now. We spend November and December gearing up, getting ready, anticipating days off from work, tra

Our Worst Financial Mistakes and What You Can Learn From Them

Wise Bread bloggers share their worst financial mistakes. Hopefully, wherever you may be in your living-large journey, you can learn from us.