Search Results for 'help with debt'
Donna Freedman 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.
Krystal Steinmetz 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.
Stacy Johnson 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.
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.
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