Life happens — and it usually costs money when it does. Build your emergency fund so when it happens, you're good to go.
You need to borrow money for a big purchase — how much can you really afford to borrow? Use these financial rules of thumb to find out.
Debt consolidation can reduce the interest you pay and get you back in black sooner. Consider these five strategies.
The true, inspiring story of one motivated couple who paid off $37,000 in consumer debt in 27 months by cutting costs and earning extra income.
Usually you're better off shredding all those credit card offers that come in the mail. Find out when to break out the letter opener instead.
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.
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?
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?
Keeping up with the Joneses is not the only sign of creeping lifestyle inflation. How many of these signs of profligacy do you recognize?
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.
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.
Today we found some awesome articles on dealing with student loan debt, feeling less stress, and money moves for the fall.
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.
If the usual motivations to save aren't working (emergencies, big purchases, your future), let your dark side guide your money.
Accelerate your debt retirement by redirecting current spending to repaying old bills. Lots of little savings here and there add up fast!
Consumer credit is a wonderful convenience. It can also be a terrible burden. Learn to identify the signs of a burdensome credit relationship.
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.
Don't miss your chance to win $16,500 PLUS $500 just for Wise Bread readers in the Life After Debt giveaway!
Some debtors fall victim to shady debt relief companies who often make everything worse. Instead, turn to these trusted organizations.
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.
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