Category: debt


Reader Success Story: Paying Credit Card Bills On A Weekly Schedule.

Back in July I wrote a post titled “Paying Off Debt And Saving Money Can Be Done At The Same Time“, which talked about how by making weekly or biweekly payments to your credit card can ease the burden of making those minimum payments you may have found yourself with. This is part of what […]


Reader Question: Pay Off A Car Or Put More Down On A House?

The other day I got the following question from a reader: “My husband and I are selling our house and will be netting a profit of $52,000. We are building a $300,000 house and were wondering if we should pay off a Tahoe for $12,000 so we can get rid of a $600 payment or […]


Good Finance And The Role Of The Role Model.

There’s no point re-inventing the wheel. If you’re looking for ways to improve your finances, you might not have to look further than the next desk, the next house, or the next social event. Your neighbors / co-workers / friends might have the answers you’re looking for. Remember: no matter how good / bad you […]


Credit Cards That Can Help You Get Out Of Debt.

I know it sounds counter-intuitive, but if you are carrying debt around that you are paying interest on, you can, with some discipline, get out of debt faster by transferring any and all balances to a 0% interest card. This is partially how we got out of debt, by transferring money around to 0% interest […]


Paying Off Debt And Saving Money Can Be Done At The Same Time.

I have been reading a lot of posts at financial websites lately about the trouble people are having paying off their credit card debt while trying to save a little extra money for themselves. First of all, anyone doing their best to pay off credit card should be commended, as we all need to be […]

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