Category Archives: credit card debt

What Are the Benefits of Free Debt Counseling?

By , Posted on Sep 20, 2021
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After taking out student loans to finance your education, taking advantage of several credit cards offered to you, and moving on to car loans and mortgages, you’re probably wondering what it’s like to become debt-free. One of the most important steps you can take to achieve a debt-free lifestyle is to get free debt counseling. Besides helping...

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How Much Credit Card Debt Is Too Much—and What to Do About It

By , Posted on Jul 31, 2018
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“If you have too much debt, create more income or sell some stuff. Treat the core problem, not the symptom.” If you’re a typical American, you have credit card debt. For many Americans, a little bit of debt is fine because it’s required for buying clothes and accessories. But how much credit card debt is...

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Meet Your Debt and Savings Goals in 3 to 5 Years

By , Posted on Jan 27, 2017
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We all want to reduce our debt and reach our savings goals. But how long should it take? As much as we’d like to be debt free sooner rather than later, trying to pay down debt too quickly can leave you with nothing in reserve, which only continues the cycle of debt. On the other...

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With The Holidays Over, The Debt Has Begun

By , Posted on Jan 02, 2015
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For many Americans, January is the most dreaded month for receiving credit card statements. If you have made the unfortunate mistake of giving your credit cards an extreme workout over the Holiday Season, you are about to start feeling the consequences of your spending actions. Early in December, thirty-eight percent of all consumers said they...

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