7 Steps to Quickly Eliminate Your Holiday Debt
7 Steps to Quickly Eliminate Your Holiday Debt

on January 1, 2018

The holiday season isn’t really wrapped up until the bills are paid. These tips can help you tackle debt fast.

Resolutions 2018: Finding the Right Financial Help
Resolutions 2018: Finding the Right Financial Help

on December 27, 2017

Financial counselors are not all created equal. Here’s how to avoid scoundrels and find people who will help you conquer debts.

Resolutions 2018: Crush Your Debt in 3 Simple Steps
Resolutions 2018: Crush Your Debt in 3 Simple Steps

on December 26, 2017

Skip regret and become debt-free in the new year. It takes fortitude, but it’s as simple as 1-2-3.

How Today’s Fed Rate Hike Helps — and Hurts — Your Wallet
How Today’s Fed Rate Hike Helps — and Hurts — Your Wallet

on December 13, 2017

The Federal Reserve just raised the federal funds rate again, which means interest rates will likely rise in 2018. Here’s how the move will impact anyone with savings or debt.

Maxed-Out Americans: Cities With the Heaviest Credit Card Debt
Maxed-Out Americans: Cities With the Heaviest Credit Card Debt

on November 16, 2017

Whether area economies dip or soar, residents of some U.S. cities don’t contain their credit card debt.

The Best Way to Kill Off Your Credit Card Debt
The Best Way to Kill Off Your Credit Card Debt

on October 19, 2017

There’s a less expensive way, and then there’s the way that works for you. The two may not be the same.

Student Debt Soars: 5 Ways to Pay Off Your Loans Faster
Student Debt Soars: 5 Ways to Pay Off Your Loans Faster

on October 18, 2017

Student loan debt has reached a new record high, with college grads of every age bearing this burden. Here are five tricks to pay off college loans sooner.

Can’t Leave an Inheritance? Here Are 6 Ways to Help Your Family
Can’t Leave an Inheritance? Here Are 6 Ways to Help Your Family

on October 6, 2017

Just because you don’t have a vast estate to divvy up among your heirs doesn’t mean you can’t give them a nice boost.

How Debt Affects Survivors After a Loved One’s Death
How Debt Affects Survivors After a Loved One’s Death

on October 3, 2017

When a loved one dies, you’ll have a lot on your mind. But paying off the debt a spouse left behind should not be one of them. Here’s what you need to know.

7 Simple Methods to Sidestep a Debt Trap
7 Simple Methods to Sidestep a Debt Trap

on September 15, 2017

It doesn’t take much to slip from some debt into unmanageable debt. These tips will help keep you from falling into the fiscal depths of despair.

Ask Stacy: How Can I Help My Fiance’s Credit?
Ask Stacy: How Can I Help My Fiance’s Credit?

on September 15, 2017

This reader has an excellent credit history and score, but the man she’s about to marry doesn’t. How can she help him?

How I Wiped Out $37,000 of Debt in One Year
How I Wiped Out $37,000 of Debt in One Year

on August 18, 2017

You don’t need to be a financial expert to fix your finances. Just take an honest look at yourself and get started. It worked for this Money Talks News reader.

If You Have Debt, Things Are About to Get Ugly
If You Have Debt, Things Are About to Get Ugly

on August 10, 2017

Debt levels have reached a new high in America. Here’s why you’ll be sorry if you don’t knuckle down on your balances immediately.

Moving Back in With the Folks? 7 Tactics to Help New Grads Survive
Moving Back in With the Folks? 7 Tactics to Help New Grads Survive

on July 4, 2017

It might feel like you’re going backwards. But you can make time in your parents’ house a positive experience and stepping stone to independence — if you behave like an adult.

This U.S. City Helps Workers Pay Off Student Loans
This U.S. City Helps Workers Pay Off Student Loans

on June 9, 2017

A Tennessee city’s newest workplace benefit is a student loan repayment program aimed at helping workers tackle their education debt.

10 Debt Management Tips for New College Grads
10 Debt Management Tips for New College Grads

on May 4, 2017

After earning a college degree, it’s time to face reality. Here’s how to tackle your debts responsibly while navigating a new career and enjoying newfound freedom.

Ask Stacy — Will Paying Old Unpaid Debts Improve My Credit Score?
Ask Stacy — Will Paying Old Unpaid Debts Improve My Credit Score?

on April 28, 2017

Here’s how to improve your credit score if you have debt in collections. Paying it off may or may not be the answer.

4 Simple Steps That Help Kids Build Solid Credit
4 Simple Steps That Help Kids Build Solid Credit

on April 18, 2017

Credit-card missteps can follow children into adulthood, hurting their finances in myriad ways. Here’s how to educate kids about credit before it’s too late.

Most Consumers Die With Debt, but You Can Avoid That Fate
Most Consumers Die With Debt, but You Can Avoid That Fate

on March 26, 2017

The vast majority of consumers die with outstanding debts — totaling an average of about $62,000. Here’s how to avoid burdening your loved ones.

Credit Card Debt Is Getting More Costly: 2 Methods for Tackling Yours
Credit Card Debt Is Getting More Costly: 2 Methods for Tackling Yours

on March 20, 2017

Continued rate hikes by the Federal Reserve mean anyone carrying credit card debt will pay more for it. Here’s how to change that fate.

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