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How One Couple Paid Off $147k of Debt (Even While Unemployed)

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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.

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5 Sobering Facts About Student Loan Debt

Higher education comes at a high cost. How much more debt can recent graduates bear?

Is It Ever Okay to Cosign a Loan?

Conventional wisdom says cosigning a loan is a major money no-no. But are there exceptions?

How to Pay Less Interest on Your Credit Card Debt

You may be able to pay down your credit card debt faster with a personal loan. These are things you should consider.

What’s the Difference Between Student Loan Refinancing and Consolidation?

No, refinancing and consolidating your student loans aren’t the same thing! Learn the difference and what’s right for you!

3 Times Bankruptcy Is the Right Move

A bankruptcy can take a terrible toll on your credit and your financial future. But sometimes it's the only way to escape debt and start anew.

Prioritize These 5 Bills When You're Short on Cash

Late payments happen. But for these major bills, you need to get them paid on time — or face the consequences.

Pay Down Debt and Get Cash Back With These 6 Services

Need to pay down debt faster? There's an app for that — well, kind of. Try one of these cash back services and pay down your debt that much faster.

Spouses and Debt: Who's Really on the Hook for Those Bills?

Marriage is for better or for worse — even when it comes to credit card debt. Your spouse's unpaid debts may be affecting you, too.

4 Times Student Loan Refinancing Can Save You Big

To re-fi or not to re-fi… managing a student loan today is surprisingly complex. Consider these factors before you decide.

The Fastest Method to Eliminate Credit Card Debt

Yes, you can get out of credit card debt — and faster than you think. The sooner you start, the sooner you'll chip away at that financial burden.

Best Money Tips: 5 Golden Rules for Getting Out of Debt

Today we found some great articles on the golden rules of getting out of debt, habits of considerate people, and where to find extra income.

5 Best Credit Cards with No Balance Transfer Fees

Most credit cards charge a balance transfer fee of 3% or more. If you have a large balance you'd like to transfer, try one of these fee-free credit cards.

The 5 Best Credit Cards That Offer Free Credit Scores

Are you using a credit card that offers free credit tools and scores? These are the best ones that help you monitor and build your credit.

3 Private Lenders That Can Really Save You Money on Your Student Loans

Private lenders have begun to enter the student loan consolidation market in a big way. Maybe it's time to drop Sallie Mae.

10 Lies Rich People Never Tell Themselves

A little white lie can keep your bank account in the red. Are you making your money matters worse with the stories you tell yourself?

4 Psychological Traps Preventing You From Saving — And How to Fix Them

Saving money is hard — and your brain is not making it any easier. Overcome your psychology and start socking away more of what you make.

7 Ways Paying Off Student Loans Early Can Boost Your Finances

Did college cost you a pretty penny? If you work hard to pay off those loans, you'll reap the benefits of a huge financial boost.

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Debt becomes a slippery slope (and a downward spiral) if you don't know how to manage it well. Here's what you need to know about debt management.

7 Ways to Help Protect Your Financial Future From Unexpected Medical Expenses

Every 7 seconds a working-age American suffers a disabling injury that leaves him financially vulnerable. Are you prepared?

Is Your Personality Sabotaging Your Saving?

Your struggle to save money may run deeper than you think. Are you one of these types of people who find it hard to save?