managing debt

How to Tackle Your Summer Vacation Credit Card Debt

Spent a little too much money while on vacation this summer? We've all been there. Here's how to tackle it, manage it, and then defeat it.

2-Minute Read: What You Need to Know About FICO Scores

Here's everything you need to know about FICO scores, and it'll only take you two minutes to read.

8 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Credit Counselor

Credit counselors can help solve credit and debt management issues, but be sure to ask plenty of questions before you hire one. Some are more expensive than others.

How to Ease into Credit Card Rewards After Debt Repayment

You've conquered a mountain of debt. Congrats! Before you go right back to using credit cards again, learn how to proceed with caution.

Is Student Loan Debt as Bad as It Seems?

Student loan debt is clearly a major financial burden for recent grads, but is it as bad as other kinds of debt?

Find Extra Cash by Rotating Your Credit Cards

Looking for a way to stretch your dollars and get ahead?. Try this twist on managing credit cards to free up cash for better use.

Life After Bankruptcy: What's Next?

There are repercussions to filing for bankruptcy, but like with other setbacks in life, you can recover. There is always hope!

Dealing With Debt: Credit Counselors

There are three heavily advertised ways to find help to dig out of debt: credit counseling, debt settlement and bankruptcy. Which is best? Let's find out, starting with a closer lo

How Debt Fools People

People who have a natural aversion to debt often wonder how some people get themselves into such terrible problems with debt. Don't they know how much it costs? Don't they understa