debt

How One Inspiring Couple Paid Off $48,000 in 2.5 Years

The true story of one motivated couple who stopped spending separately, got on the same financial page, and dug themselves out of debt, one bill at a time.

Do These 8 Things to Profit From the Improving Economy

It's been a rough several years for the economy, but things may be looking up. Are you poised to cash in on the rebound?

The 9 People in Your Life Who Are Keeping You Poor

It's not easy to manage money, but when you include the influence and needs of those around us, it's downright hard. Who's keeping you poor?

9 Signs You're Suffering From Lifestyle Inflation

Keeping up with the Joneses is not the only sign of creeping lifestyle inflation. How many of these signs of profligacy do you recognize?

How One College Graduate Paid Off $28,000 in Three Years on a $30K Salary

Yes, you can pay off your student loans — or any other big debts. Learn how one saver is repaying $28,000 in student loans in just three years.

7 Occasions When You Should Definitely Hire a Financial Advisor

It's great to be able to DIY your money, but some jobs require the skills of a pro. Be the smart about when to seek professional financial advice.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Deal With Student Loan Debt

Today we found some awesome articles on dealing with student loan debt, feeling less stress, and money moves for the fall.

How One Inspiring Saver Found True Love, Shook Off Debt Denial, and Paid Off $123,000

In today's debt story, a young dentist fixes his bad "debt-al" hygiene with help from his future wife — and some smart saving choices.

8 Dark-Side Motivations to Start Saving

If the usual motivations to save aren't working (emergencies, big purchases, your future), let your dark side guide your money.

73 Easy Ways to Save Money Today

Accelerate your debt retirement by redirecting current spending to repaying old bills. Lots of little savings here and there add up fast!

6 Warning Signs That You Need to Stop Using Your Credit Cards

Consumer credit is a wonderful convenience. It can also be a terrible burden. Learn to identify the signs of a burdensome credit relationship.

10 Things You Should Do Now to Get Your Finances in Order for the Holidays

Get an early start on the holidays planning by fixing your finances. That way, you'll have one less resolution to make when the New Year arrives.

Enter the “Life After Debt” $16,000 Giveaway: Plus $500 Just for Wise Bread Readers

Don't miss your chance to win $16,500 PLUS $500 just for Wise Bread readers in the Life After Debt giveaway!

8 Organizations That REALLY Can Help You With Your Debt

Some debtors fall victim to shady debt relief companies who often make everything worse. Instead, turn to these trusted organizations.

6 Ways Debt Settlement Can Leave You Deeper in Debt (Even With Trustworthy Companies)

It's true. Debt settlement can actually leave you deeper in debt after you've settled with your creditors. Here's what to watch for.

Best Money Tips: The Debt Edition

Today we are featuring some of the best articles from around the web on debt!

10 Dark-Side Motivations to Get You Out of Debt

Getting out of debt requires determination and motivation. Does it matter if those motivations are inspired by our darker angels?

5 Inspiring People Who Each Paid Off Over $100,000 in Debt

For these five people debt totaling $100k — or more — seemed insurmountable. That is, until they paid it off. Find out how you can, too.

10 Ways to Prevent an Emergency From Driving You Into Debt

If you're caught short when life catches you short, don't panic. Instead, try these strategies to manage an emergency and avoid debt.

10 Things You Think Affect Your Credit Score — But Don't

Myths abound about what does and does not impact a credit score. Read this list of "Does Nots" and know why your score is gonna be fine.