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3 Reasons Why You're Still in Debt

Avoiding — and climbing out of — debt is pretty simple. But that doesn't mean it's easy. Learn why you're still in debt — and how to get out of it.

How I Erased $70,000 of Debt and Became an Eventual Millionaire

Personal finance blogger Jaime Tardy shares how she eliminated more than $70k of debt and then set her financial sights even higher.

This Trick Could Help You Finally Pay Off Your Debt

Personal finance is personal — especially debt. But if you can overcome that hurdle, a partner may be the motivation you need to tame that balance.

Your Debt Is Killing You — Here's the Cure

Forget about saving for retirement and your kid's college tuition. Here's the best reason to get serious about eliminating debt — it's killing you.

5 Types of People Who Can't Avoid Debt

Some people just can't avoid falling into debt — and staying there. Are you one of them?

Best Money Tips: Pay Down Holiday Debt Quickly

Today we found some awesome articles on paying down holiday debt quickly, getting your retirement plan back on track, and honey do's to start your New Year off right.

10 Worst Ways to Pay Off Your Credit Card Debt

Paying off credit card or revolving debt is one of the smartest things you can do to improve your finances. That is, unless you pay it off using one of these methods.

Say No! 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Get Married if You're in Debt

Newlyweds can fight about more important things than money (like the chores) if they enter the union debt-free. Read on for reasons why you should wait to wed.

Ask the Readers $200 Giveaway: Would You Ding Your Credit to Get Out of Debt?

Tell us if you would ding your credit to get out of debt and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $150 or one of two $25 Amazon Gift Cards!

9 Ways Americans Are Spending Differently (but Not Less)

After several years of decline, Americans are spending more again, but in different ways. For the frugal-minded, it's a reminder that thrift is an endurance race, not a sprint.

Best Money Tips: Becoming Debt Free

Today we found some fantastic articles on becoming debt free, the ten commandments of personal finance, and your guide to Obamacare.

Snowballs or Avalanches: Which Debt Reduction Strategy Is Best for You?

There are two leading strategies for debt elimination. Both will work, but one gets you out of debt a little faster and a lot richer.

How to Get Back on Track When You're Behind on Your Bills

The bills are punctual, but your payments keep leaving late. Get ahead of your payables by knowing what you owe and making a plan to pay it.

Control Your Debt With an Annual Clean Sweep

Do you use credit to manage cash flow fluctuations or to live beyond your means? Here's a simple, practical test for keeping your debt under control.

Best Money Tips: Freeing Yourself From Debt

Today we found some awesome articles on freeing yourself from debt, reasons to not send professional emails after dark, and renting vs. buying stuff.

Why Inflation?

We know how inflation happens—excess growth in the money supply. But why does inflation happen?

Best Money Tips: Paying Off Your Debt

Today we found some awesome articles on paying off your debt, asking for a raise, and saving cash at the airport.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Avoid Debt

Today we found some great articles on ways to avoid debt, tips for applying for a job online, and how to stretch your paycheck and make it last longer.

Best Money Tips: Combat Student Loan Debt

Today we found some great articles on how to combat student loan debt, things to consider when signing up for a loyalty program, and ways to save on gas.

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.