Student loan debt
Why Baby Boomers Still Have So Much Student Loan Debt

on November 10, 2020

A group of unlikely Americans holds more student debt than anyone else.

6 Ways to Have a Debt-Free Retirement
6 Ways to Have a Debt-Free Retirement

on November 5, 2020

You want as few expenses as possible on a fixed income. Here’s how to cut one of the worst.

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The Worst and Best Ways to Destroy Debt

on October 12, 2020

Dealing with debt the wrong way compounds the problem. Here are some bad ideas — and much better ones — for eliminating obligations.

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8 Surefire Ways to Get Rid of Debt ASAP

on October 6, 2020

Here’s how to pay off debt fast and pain-free.

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The Top 10 Reasons Baby Boomers Are in Debt

on September 7, 2020

The most common type of debt among older adults might surprise you.

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The Anatomy of a Debt Crisis

on September 4, 2020

In this week’s podcast: We talk to someone I know who describes what it’s like to dig a debt hole — and to finally fix it.

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Free Tool Can Help Raise Your Credit Score

on August 19, 2020

This new tool offers tips to help you boost your credit score in as little as six months.

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How to Get Free Help With Your Student Loans

on July 14, 2020

Is student loan debt crushing you or someone you know? Here are some ways to get relief.

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12 Ways the Government Is Helping You Amid the Pandemic

on May 8, 2020

How many of these federal actions were you aware of?

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My Credit Card’s Concierge Service Helped Me Find Toilet Paper

on April 10, 2020

Most often, credit card concierges are trained to assist with travel bookings, hard-to-find restaurant reservations, gift ideas and sports and theater tickets. But they can also help you find hot items you may need while you’re hunkering down at home.

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Coronavirus: What to Do If You’re Unemployed and Have Credit Card Debt

on March 31, 2020

Millions of Americans have suddenly found themselves out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some steps you can take if you’ve lost your job and you have credit card debt.

Get Rid of Expensive Credit Card Debt: Pay 0% on Balance Transfers for 15 Months
Get Rid of Expensive Credit Card Debt: Pay 0% on Balance Transfers for 15 Months

on March 26, 2020

Breathe a little easier by transferring your high-interest credit card debt to this cards while you pay down the balance.

6 Investing Tools That Help You Diversify
6 Investing Tools That Help You Diversify

on March 17, 2020

Here’s how you can lend to startup businesses, fund social causes or get in on investments once available only to the very rich.

Credit Card Senior
Should We Get a 0% Credit Card to Pay Down Debt?

on March 9, 2020

Transferring your existing credit card balance to plastic with a 0% introductory rate can be a great idea — or a horrible one. Here’s how to decide.

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Should I Pay Off All of My Debts Before Investing?

on January 6, 2020

You’ve probably heard you should pay off your debts before investing, but what about your mortgage?

2020 money
Resolutions 2020: Crush Your Debt in 3 Simple Steps

on December 23, 2019

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

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How Debt Affects Survivors After a Loved One Dies

on December 2, 2019

Find out what you need to know about paying off the debt of a loved one after he or she dies.

Couple Shocked
2-Minute Money Manager: Why Did My Credit Score Drop After Paying Off Debt?

on December 2, 2019

Sometimes credit scores aren’t logical. This is one of those times.

Woman Confused
2-Minute Money Manager: Good Versus Bad Debt — What’s the Difference?

on August 12, 2019

Not all debt is a downer. In fact, some debt can make you rich. Here’s how to tell good debt from bad.

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2-Minute Money Manager: Does a Credit Card Balance Help My Credit Score?

on July 1, 2019

It seems logical: Credit card companies will reward you with a higher score if you carry a balance. But is it true?

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