A college education leaves many of us in debt. Loan forgiveness programs may be able to help — find out if you're eligible for one.
After conquering debt, it's tough to find yourself back in the hole. Have faith! You can pay off your debt again — this time for good.
Collections — the term every credit-savvy person fears. If you get that dreaded letter, don't panic. Learn how to deal with a debt in collections.
College degrees aren't cheap, and for many, student loans are a difficult financial burden. Learn which repayment plan saves the most money.
The convenience of paying with plastic can sometimes lead to trouble. Here's what to do if you've maxed out your credit cards.
It pays to know your rights when it comes to collections agencies. Here are four things that debt collectors definitely can't do.
You've got a little extra money on hand, but don't burn it on stuff. Instead, spend that windfall to build a better future for you and your family.
There's nothing frugal about borrowing to support a lavish lifestyle. But for essential big purchases, it's okay to visit your bank.
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.
Get inspired to eliminate your debt with the story of one couple who stopped borrowing, retired $147,000 in debt, and started living life on their own terms.
Depending on your debt situation, a peer-to-peer loan may be an affordable — and sensible — way to retire debt. Here's what you should consider.
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.
Trying to build a nest egg? Resist the urge to purge your pocketbook on every shiny bauble you see and watch your savings grow.
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.
The good news is that two-thirds of Americans have saved at least something for retirement. Do any of these explanations sound familiar?
If the usual motivations to save aren't working (emergencies, big purchases, your future), let your dark side guide your money.
Some debtors fall victim to shady debt relief companies who often make everything worse. Instead, turn to these trusted organizations.
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