Articles on Debt Management

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.

This Is How Donald Trump Builds Wealth (and You Can Too)

Donald Trump learned about the importance of cash flow the hard way. Read on to learn from his very expensive mistakes!

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.

Now Is the Best Time in Years to Do a Credit Card Balance Transfer

A credit card balance transfer is a good first step toward debt reduction and a sounder financial footing. Here's why you shouldn't wait to use one.

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.

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.

How to Eliminate Holiday Debt

A little too generous this holiday season? Get back in the black with these quick debt-busting tips.

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.

Why You Need Credit — and How to Build It From Scratch

Learn how to create a great credit score even if you don't have an extensive financial history.

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.

Poverty Makes You Stupid

Whether you're short money or time, the lack impairs your ability to think clearly and find abundance. A new way of looking at scarcity may offer a way out.

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.

5 Steps to Take If You're House Poor

The housing crash and recession have left many of us feeling house poor. The first step in getting out is understanding how deep we're in.