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Karla Bowsher 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.
Karla Bowsher 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.
Stacy Johnson on March 17, 2017
Becky graduated with $126,000 in student loan debt. This is no way to start out in life. What are her options?
Karla Bowsher on March 13, 2017
Americans have not carried this much outstanding credit card debt since before the Great Recession. Is your financial health at risk?
Karla Bowsher on March 5, 2017
A bill in Congress aims to encourage employers to help pay down workers’ student debt by making it tax-deductible.
Karla Bowsher on February 19, 2017
If you feel saddled by a mortgage, car loan or student debt, you’re not alone. Here’s how to get rid of it.
Karla Bowsher on February 8, 2017
Focusing on paying off your smallest debt first has proven advantages — but researchers say there’s a hitch.
Chris Kissell on February 6, 2017
Retirees and other older borrowers are sinking in the quicksand of student loan debt. We have some tips for digging out.
Stacy Johnson on January 20, 2017
You have an old debt that long ago dropped off your credit history. Then one day you get a call from a debt collector insisting you pay it. Can they do that?
Stacy Johnson on October 21, 2016
One in 5 Americans able to borrow from their 401(k)s have done so. But that doesn’t mean it’s a great idea.
Krystal Steinmetz on October 16, 2016
A new study reveals the extent of the financial struggles experienced by residents of one U.S. city. Can you guess where they live?
Nancy Dunham on September 28, 2016
Adult kids want to move back in? Don’t unload the truck before you agree on these points.
Karla Bowsher on July 14, 2016
Federal debt is on track to soon surpass record levels set in the period following World War II. What is behind the trend?
Karla Bowsher on May 2, 2016
Some people are more likely to be granted a credit card limit increase than others.
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