RSSAll Entries Tagged With: "Debt"

Help Getting Out of Debt – Using Credit Counseling

Help Getting Out of Debt – Using Credit Counseling

Tweet There is Help Available, but be Careful to Avoid Scams Have you tried to get a handle on your debt yourself but still can’t seem to make any headway? First of all, it’s OK and there’s nothing to be ashamed about. If you find that you just can’t get back on track yourself, there […]

Five Swift Financial Moves to Make Right Now

Five Swift Financial Moves to Make Right Now

Tweet We’ve all heard the ubiquitous GEICO car insurance commercial, about how fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent on your car insurance, right? Well, as popular as those commercials are, it turns out there are plenty of things you can do in fifteen minutes that have the potential to save you a lot of […]

10 Tips For Successfully Negotiating With Creditors

10 Tips For Successfully Negotiating With Creditors

Tweet How to Negotiate With Creditors When debt is mounting, stress mounts along with it. Debt can limit your financial stability, drain your bank account and make it impossible to obtain new credit. On top of that, the constant stream of calls and letters can prove to be embarrassing. You may look at your debt […]

3 Ways to Wipe Out Debt Quickly

3 Ways to Wipe Out Debt Quickly

Tweet This guest post is from The Digerati Life. No one likes having debt. I’ve got my mortgage to pay and a small amount on a balance transfer credit card. But other than that I’ve been pretty good at paying everything off and making sure I have as little debt as possible. But for those […]

Secured Credit Cards: A Good Alternative in Times of Tight Lending

Secured Credit Cards: A Good Alternative in Times of Tight Lending

Tweet In this day and age, access to a credit card is virtually a necessity. It’s very impractical to carry bundles of cash and paying for things is so much more convenient with plastic. But using your debit card also carries a little added risk. Lately, the credit industry has been stifled and getting a […]

Credit Score and Credit History Basics

Credit Score and Credit History Basics

Tweet When it comes to staying on top of your finances there are few things that can have such a lasting impact as your credit history. Many people have heard the terms “credit report” and “credit score” before and many of you know what is a good credit score, but not everyone knows exactly what […]

What You Need to Know Before Co-Signing a Loan

What You Need to Know Before Co-Signing a Loan

Tweet Have you ever been asked to co-sign a loan? Maybe a friend, relative, or family member is having trouble getting a loan and they need someone else to co-sign. Or maybe you are a parent with a teenager who is trying to get a credit card and can’t because of the new credit card […]

How to Find and Choose a Credit Counseling Company

How to Find and Choose a Credit Counseling Company

Tweet Should You Use a Credit Counselor? Have you tried to get out of credit card debt on your own but find you simply can’t stay on track? You’re not alone. Many people fall for the minimum payment trap the credit card companies can get you with. Getting out of debt fast and getting your […]

The New Credit Card Statements Are Here

The New Credit Card Statements Are Here

Tweet New Credit Card Statements Help You Get Out of Debt The new laws from the CARD Act have created a number of changes for credit card holders. Teenagers now find it very hard to get a credit card, card companies can’t stick your past balances with a higher interest rate, and new credit card […]

Couples and Money: Learn How to Stop Fighting Over Your Finances in Marriage

Couples and Money: Learn How to Stop Fighting Over Your Finances in Marriage

Tweet Married Couples Spend a Lot of Time Fighting About Money Apart from sex, money is one of the leading causes of stress in a marriage. When couples fight about money it’s not only bad for the marriage, but it can also lead to bigger financial problems as well. One of the problems is that […]