Debt Settlement 101

Jun 17, 2015 by

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get rid of a past due debt by paying half or less of what you owe? Guess what: You can!

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$200,000 Windfall! Now What?

Jun 2, 2015 by

A couple hundred grand you weren’t expecting just fell into your lap. Should you retire? Take a year off work? Buy a one-way ticket to Belize? Buy Apple stock? Pay off the mortgage? Buy gold? Stash it under your mattress? Give some to your kids?

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Ready to Pay Off Debt?

May 21, 2015 by

If you’ve finally had enough of feeling as if you work part-time for your credit card companies just so you can make your minimum payments, then you are in luck. The Debt Fairy’s magic wand won’t save you, but you can save yourself. I’ll help.

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How’s Your Financial Well-Bein...

May 18, 2015 by

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has figured out what makes up personal financial well-being. How do you rate?

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Big News at Money Counselor!

Apr 24, 2015 by

If you are in debt, want a higher credit score, mistrust Wall Street, or yearn for a comfortable retirement, I have great news for you!

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When You Pay Matters

Jan 27, 2015 by

This may surprise you: A habit of paying off an entire credit card balance on the due date may be dinging your credit score.

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Worried By Deflation?

Jan 20, 2015 by

Have you thought about how falling prices would screw up your financial strategy? You should.

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P2P Loan to Pay Debt?

Dec 5, 2014 by

You’ve heard the catchphrase: “You can’t borrow your way out of debt.” Good advice generally, but are there exceptions?

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Balance Transfer Done Right

Sep 25, 2014 by

A credit card balance transfer can help with a debt problem. But only if you do it right!

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Make Consolidation Loan Work

Jul 29, 2014 by

As a fellow personal finance blogger recently described, a consolidation loan can be a useful tool in paying off debt. Or it can be a self-deception that lets the borrower live beyond his or her means even longer.

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