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.

8 Things People With Good Credit Never Do

Want good credit? Don't do this.

The Most Valuable Thing Debt Takes From You Isn't Money — It's This

The longer you stay in the debt, the more it's going to cost you.

4 Financial Mistakes That Limit Your Freedom

The mistakes you make with money hurt more than your finances — they limit your freedom. Are you making any of these mistakes?

The Simple 5-Step Plan to Complete Money Management

It's actually easy (and even fun!) to be in control of household finances. Follow this simple plan and use the free tools to take charge of your money.

How to Get All of the Benefits of Your Credit Cards — and None of the Costs

Credit card companies know that consumers can't resist shiny rewards programs. Learn how to get the rewards, with none of the guilt (or debt!).

Best Money Tips: Steps to Get Out of Debt

Today we found some great articles on getting out of debt, beating rising food prices, and facts on your social security statement.

25 Dumb Habits That Are Keeping You in Debt

Struggling with debt? It's probably because you've made one (or more!) of these money behaviors a bad habit. Learn what they are and how you can change.

15 Great Things You Could Do If You Just Got Rid of Your Debt

Everybody knows debt is terri-bad for finances and futures. But do you realize exactly how many wonderful things you could do if you were debt-free?

6 Steps to Take When You Have More Bills Than Income

When the bills are mounting, don't give up! Get proactive with your creditors, cut your costs, and start rebuilding your credit. Here's how.

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.