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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Debt Doesn’t Cure Debt!

Jul 21, 2014 by

LendingTree’s invitation to take out a loan to remedy too much debt is like advising an alcoholic to drink more to get straight.

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Debt Stories #2

Jul 10, 2014 by

Are you struggling with debt? Here’s another installment in a Money Counselor series on readers’ real life battles with and victories over debt.

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Diamonds and Dogs #23

Jul 7, 2014 by

I share my latest picks for three pieces of online content with the power to help you make better money choices (the Diamonds), and one that can put the bite on you (the Dog).

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Your Debt Story Here!

Jun 12, 2014 by

I’m collecting ‘debt stories’ for publication on Money Counselor through a regular series. Do you have a story, whether good, bad, or ugly?

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Huge Debt Paid Off!

Mar 12, 2014 by

Need inspiration to help pay down your debts? Travis and Vonnie just completed a 56-month plan to retire $109,000 in credit card debt. WOW!

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Could Your Fridge be Repossess...

Feb 21, 2014 by

The items in your home you bought with a credit card may be subject to repossession if you default on the account—even if you file for bankruptcy.

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Extra Credit Card Payments

Feb 19, 2014 by

When you send your credit card issuer more than the minimum payment, how does it apply the ‘extra’?

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The Rolling Jubilee

Jan 15, 2014 by

If you have past due medical debt, The Rolling Jubilee may present you with an unexpected gift: debt abolishment.

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Whoa! A 25% Car Loan?

Jan 10, 2014 by

I’m going to stick my neck out a bit here and offer a lot of opinions about a real life situation though I’m admittedly lacking...

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