Personal Debt

  1. You may owe money, but you still have rights. There's a long list of things debt collectors are banned from doing to you. Know what's illegal.

    5 Things Debt Collectors Can't Do To You

    You may owe money, but you still have rights. There's a long list of things debt ...
  2. Sounds like a bad horror movie, but it really could happen to you. Here's how to identify zombie debt and send collectors back to the dead-debt graveyard.

    How To Beat Off A Zombie Debt Collector

    Sounds like a bad horror movie, but it really could happen to you. Here's how to ...
  3. Understanding how the debt collection business works will give you a better chance of coming out ahead if you ever have to tangle with a collection agent.

    Inside Secrets Of The Debt Collection Business ...

    Understanding how the debt collection business works will give you a better chance ...
  4. Debt collectors can be professional or nasty beyond belief. Here's how to fight back – and what your rights and obligations are if one contacts you.

    How To Push Back Against A Debt Collector

    Debt collectors can be professional or nasty beyond belief. Here's how to fight back ...
  5. College graduates - use these tax benefits to ease your transition into the 'real world.'

    Money-Saving Tax Breaks For College Grads

    Even if you graduate from college with a heavy debt load – especially if you do – ...
  6. Sometimes you can find a better deal than a cash advance – but some alternatives are even more pricey. Where to find the cheapest source of quick cash.

    8 Quick-Cash Alternatives To Credit Card Advances ...

    Sometimes you can find a better deal than a cash advance – but some alternatives ...
  1. Is it better to get a balance transfer or a personal loan to pay off my credit card ...

    Find out what you should consider before deciding to pay off your credit card debt by taking out a personal loan or using ...
  2. When is a balance transfer a good idea for paying off debt?

    Learn the best situation in which to do a balance transfer, enabling you to pay off your credit card debt more quickly while ...
  3. Does inflation favor lenders or borrowers?

    Find out under what circumstances inflation benefits borrowers more than lenders and in which situations inflation can be ...
  4. Does a cash advance hurt my credit score?

    Find out if a cash advance will hurt your credit score and how your credit report and requests for new credit can be affected ...
  1. 9 Ways To Go Bankrupt

    It may seem obvious, anyone who continuously spends more than they are making will ...
  2. 7 Tips For The Do-It-Yourself Debt Manager

    Take charge of your finances in seven simple steps.
  3. Digging Out Of Debt In 8 Steps

    The only way to get out of debt is to roll up your sleeves and start paying it off ...
  4. Top 5 Reasons Why People Go Bankrupt

    Bankruptcy can be a result of overspending or bad planning, but sometimes, it's no ...
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