Debt is like a cancer: It can cause tremendous stress and even destroy your financial life. Also like cancer, however, it’s treatable, especially when caught early.

The prescription? Sometimes simple information will do, while in more severe cases, you’ll need professional intervention.

In either case, we can help.

Money Talks New founder Stacy Johnson has been working closely with the debt counseling industry for more than 15 years: His landmark book and video, Life or Debt, has been used for years by some of America’s largest credit counseling agencies.

Here are some articles that will help you get out of debt either on your own or with professional help.

We’re currently in the process of designing more tools that can help deal with all manner of debt problems. If destroying your debts is one of your goals, check back!