Category: debt


Plan for How to Get Out of Debt Fast

If you are like millions of other Americans, chances are that you are carrying around some debt on your credit cards. As of March 2010, U.S. revolving debt equaled $852.6 billion, 98% of which was from credit cards, and the average household carried $16,007 in credit card debt. That’s a lot of debt to have […]


8 Best Ways for How to Consolidate Credit Card Debt

What should you do if you find yourself overburdened with credit card debt and you are having trouble keeping up with all the payments? It may be time to consider debt consolidation to make your debt easier to manage, easier to track, and to potentially lower your monthly payments while you get back on track. […]


Get Out of Debt – It Doesn’t Have to Be Like Prison

I know, I know – every financial website and magazine out there makes it seem like carrying debt is a prison sentence. They make it sound like it’s the end of the world, like a deep dark hole you can never climb out of, and like you can never accomplish anything unless you rid yourself […]


Must-See Documentary: Maxed Out.

This weekend I sat down to find something to stream from Netflix and came across the documentary Maxed Out, which is about credit card debt and how it has affected every day Americans. While painful to watch, it just confirmed my thoughts about debt – it’s a pain in the ass. From small town families […]


Don’t Let Debt Dictate Your Life.

How many of you are carrying around debt that dictates how you live your life? I am sure there are many out there, for sure. I was one of them too – in my twenties and very early thirties I had about $25,000 in credit card debt to my name. I had no choice but […]

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