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7 Warning Signs You're In Debt Denial

Denial can really throw your life off the rails. Denying your debt can be flat-out financially disastrous.

You Got an Eviction Notice. Now What?

An eviction notice taped to the door is every renter's nightmare. Find out your options if the worst should happen.

Here's What a Balance Transfer Does to Your Credit

A balance transfer can help you pay down debt faster, but it comes with some costs, including a few you may not see.

8 Common Causes of Debt — And How to Avoid them

Millions of Americans are saddled with debt. To truly get rid of it, you need to get to the root of the problem.

What You Need to Know About Canceled Debt and Taxes

If you think debt forgiveness can make your financial liability disappear altogether, you're likely wrong.

8 Things You Should Never Hide From Your Landlord

Renting a place to live? After you sign that lease, you'll need to provide full disclosure on certain things.

6 Reasons Why Financial Planning Isn't Just for the Wealthy

Financial planning doesn't care how much money you make. You still need to do it.

Here's What Happens If You Don't Leave a Will

More than half of Americans haven't created a will. Don't let your legacy be the burden of choices and decisions you leave behind.

3 Reasons Taking a Loan For Your Wedding Is a Bad Idea

A big wedding comes with a hefty price tag. Borrowing to pay for it will have you saying "I do" to years of debt, too.

Are You Paying Off Credit Card Debt the Wrong Way?

Many Americans who are paying off credit card debt are doing it the wrong way — are you?

4 Money Fights Married Couples Have (And How to Avoid Them)

Nothing throws a wrench in the works of marriage quite like money troubles. Learn how to avoid these common financial fights.

9 Warning Signs You Can't Afford That New House

If that new house puts the squeeze on your savings, your dream home can quickly become a nightmare. Here's how to tell if it's really too much.

How to Help Your Adult Children Become Financially Independent

If your grown children are still depending on you for every little money matter, it's time to teach them how to go it alone.

6 Financial Skills to Master Before You Graduate

Before you don your cap and gown, you have one more lesson to learn; basic personal finance.

8 Ways to Profit Off Your Cabin Fever

Winter has you stuck inside? Use your time away from the great outdoors to supercharge your finances.

5 Reasons a Big Paycheck Is Not Worth Staying in a Job You Hate

Financial independence is the goal for us all, but it shouldn't come at the cost of a despicable job.

4 Behaviors That Risk Your Financial Security

These bad behaviors are hard to break — but if you don't, they could break your finances.

5 Credit Card Mistakes to Get Over by Age 30

If you're fast approaching the big 3-0, it's high-time to leave these credit card mistakes in the past.

How to Reduce the Costs of a Cash Advance

Borrowing money against your credit card may be more costly than you think. Consider these strategies to avoid cash advances, or at least minimize their costs.

5 Tax Mistakes Freelancers Need to Stop Making

When you run your own business, taxes can be tricky. Don't let these tax mistakes derail your freelance finances.