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Personal Debt

How to Build Up Your Savings Even If You Have Debt

People tend to feel like they are stuck in a cycle where they barely make ends meet every month when their expenses exceed their income. It can be extremely discouraging when this happens, so I suggest looking at your income first.

How to Retire Early Making Under 6 Figures (video)

This single mother started off with $20,000 and she is now an early-retired millionaire, hear how she did it.

4 Key Things to Know Before Deciding on a Credit Card

The #1 reason you need a credit card is that it’s the easiest way to establish and build your credit score. In this piece, we’ll break down a few key things to know before getting a credit card.

Side Hustles You Can Start Today 💡

Are you curious about starting your own side hustle to earn a little extra on the side? Check out some of the ideas we gathered to help you start your side hustle today:

7 Celebrities who had Student Debt

Celebrities were stuck paying off student loans before they made it big

What to do With the $1,200 Economic Impact Payment?

The coronavirus relief bill was signed by President Trump on March 27, days after the Senate voted unanimously on a $2.2 trillion stimulus package to help businesses and individuals affected by the pandemic

How to Make Sure You Receive the Economic Impact Payment

This week, the first round of stimulus payments, officially called “Economic impact payments”, started making their way onto people’s bank accounts.

Your Credit Score May Soon Change. Here's Why

FICO is rolling out new scoring systems. Millions of Americans will suddenly see their scores drop or increase. Find out what changes are coming and how to prepare.

Student Debt Scams Revealed

Scammers are targeting borrowers and promising to erase their student debt or lower their monthly payments. Do not fall for these scams! Here are some ways to spot a scam call and what to do if you fall victim to one of these scams.

Can You Go to Prison For Not Paying Your Student Loans?

Student loan default happens after 270 days of missing payments, during which your entire unpaid balance becomes immediately due. Can you go to prison for not paying your student loans? We break down the consequences of student loan default and the best options to get back on track.

Everything You Need to Know About Graduate School Loans

Looking to advance your degree and get into graduate school? Soaring tuition costs are making it harder for people to afford school. Borrowing can help people get into school. Find out which of the four types of loans available for graduate students is right for you.

Deferment vs Forbearance: What is the Best Way to Pause your Student Loan Payments?

How can you pause student loan payments through financial hardships without defaulting on your loans or hurting your credit? Deferment and forbearance are two options that may help you. See if you qualify.

Can You Buy a Home With Student Debt?

Planning on buying a home but stuck with student debt? Fortunately, student loans do not have to get in the way of homeownership.

Credit Cards if You Have Bad Credit

You may find it difficult to qualify for a new line of credit if you have a low credit score.

The Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards

A balance transfer is a good option to get rid of debt. We review which ones are the best!

Mint vs You Need a Budget vs Personal Capital

There are so many budgeting apps! Which one is the best?! We help assess the top 3 budgeting apps and determine which one is right for you.

2019 New Year's Resolution Ideas: Focus on the Big Wins

When thinking about your New Years Resolutions, it's critical to focus on achieving “big financial wins” in your life. By choosing your top two to three big financial wins to tackle in 2019, you might easily be able to save hundreds or thousands into your savings or investment account.

Step by Step Guide for 0% Balance Transfers

Here are our 4 steps to do a balance transfer. By doing a balance transfer to a 0% APR card, you can start save money over the short term and start paying down debt.

Hacking Your Way Out of Debt -- What Your Bank Won’t Tell You

There are a few methods of getting rid of credit card debt, one way many people with decent credit can get out of debt is doing a balance transfer.

What Does It Mean When “The Fed Raises Interest Rates”?

Your credit card interest just went up -- here's why!

Ways you can increase your credit score by 100 points

Real strategies to increase your credit score

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