Personal Debt

  1. Paying Down Debt Early

    For those with a strong aversion to having debt, here is an approach that can enable ...
  2. 3 Big Financial Mistakes to Avoid in Your 30s

    Want to have continued control of your finances as you get older? Start by making ...
  3. Debt Consolidation Made Easy

    Five steps to consolidate and pay off your debt.
  4. Digging Out Of Personal Debt

    Good intentions can put consumers in even more personal debt.
  5. Dawn Of The Zombie Debt

    Are old debts coming back to haunt you? We'll show you how to keep these zombies ...
  6. Don't Be Like NBA Legend Antoine Walker

    Using an NBA legend as an example, this is why finding a financial advisor who is ...
  1. Why Citi Says Lower Gas Prices Aren't Helping ...

    Learn why lower prices of oil have done little to increase U.S. consumer spending, ...
  2. U.S. Consumer Spending Weak Despite Low Gas Prices ...

    Find out why American consumers are spending less and saving more, and why that might ...
  1. Can a debt collector contact me about a debt that's no longer on my credit report?

    Learn about the circumstances that allow a debt collector to contact a consumer about a past-due debt that is not on a credit ...
  2. Debt Counseling: 4 Signs You Need Help

    Stop stressing about debt and bills and avoiding phone calls from debt collectors. Get help from a debt and credit counselor ...
  3. Are personal loans considered income?

    Learn the various conditions that determine whether or not a personal loan counts as income for the borrower and if it can ...
  4. Are secured personal loans better than unsecured loans?

    Read about the differences between secured loans and unsecured loans and how they are used. Learn about forms of collateral ...
  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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