Tag: eliminate debt
Debt elimination is a critical skill if you want to maintain stability and avoid financial distress. In this section, we offer you helpful guides and step-by-step instructions on how to eliminate specific types of debt. You can use this information to custom-tailor debt elimination plans into your own budget so you can zero out your balances so it’s easier to achieve your other financial goals.
Jan 20, 2017 | Meghan Stewart
A new survey finds Americans are optimistic that they will live to be debt free, but savings often takes a back seat to that goal. Here is what you can do.
Debt Advice, Financial Wellness
Dec 30, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
With average credit card debt in the U.S. now at $16,061, Americans are walking a fine line between financial stability and financial distress.
Credit Cards, Debt Relief
Aug 12, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
A White House report finds the cost of education and challenges faced by borrowing are ultimately worth it for the career benefits of a college degree.
Aug 08, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
Collection practices for defaulted student loan debt won’t get any gentler, but customer service for repayment on current student loans may get better.
Debt Collection, Student Debt
Jul 27, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
A few dollars difference really adds up when gas prices drop, but are you getting the most out of the money you save by using it to pay off credit card debt?
Jul 20, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
Minimizing debt as you head into retirement is key to maintaining financial stability during your golden years, but how can you be debt-free before age 65?
Jun 27, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
People thought America’s youngest consumer segment had an aversion to credit cards, but new data shows they’re just as likely to carry balances over.
Credit Cards, Young Consumers
Jun 24, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
A new study finds half of Americans believe they will die broke if their financial situation doesn’t change by subtracting debt and adding income.
Debt Relief, Financial Wellness, Retirement
Jun 17, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
You might think America’s youngest generation would be worse with credit, but it turns out they’re savvier about both credit reports and credit scores.
Credit Score, Financial Wellness
Jun 09, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
While Americans paid off almost $27 billion in credit card debt in the first quarter of 2016, it’s a drop in the bucket compared to the total debt accrued.
Credit Cards, Debt Advice, Debt Relief