35% of Americans Have a Debt in Collection

8:10 am, July 30, 2014

According to the data in "Delinquent Debt in America," 77 million of us - 35% - have a debt in collection.


Why the Value of a Diploma and Debt Matters in Divorce

4:17 pm, July 24, 2014

The higher earning spouse maybe required to pay the lower earning spouse additional support to help pay off the loans in the event of a divorce.


Want to Get Rid of Your Student Loans? Become a Nun!

2:57 pm, July 24, 2014

It takes more than fierce faith to answer a call to religious service. You also have to be debt-free.


We Paid Off $90K of Debt in 4 Years

2:08 pm, July 23, 2014

One couple went into debt to give their son the education that he needed, eventually owing nearly $90K on credit cards. Here's how they paid it off.


Bogus Payday Lenders Robbed Customer Bank Accounts

11:46 am, July 14, 2014

Defendants didn't lend a dollar but charged customers a fee anyway.


Debt Claims Quarter of the American Dream

9:00 am, July 14, 2014

If retiring comfortably seems a modest enough goal for Americans, pity the quarter of the country that just wants to get out of debt.


Keeping Good Debt Can Net You More Money

8:06 am, July 14, 2014

Sometimes keeping debt can be to your advantage.


Debt Settlement Plans May Put You Deeper in Debt

12:45 pm, July 10, 2014

Many creditors won't negotiate with for-profit debt settlement companies.


Borrowing From Your 401(k) Has Some Positive Aspects

7:39 am, July 01, 2014

At one time or another, nearly everyone has a sudden, unexpected need for cash. And the 401(k) may look like a lifesaver.


Your TV Watching Could Be Driving You Into Debt

11:51 am, June 30, 2014

Is there a correlation between watching TV and debt? There's no doubt you're exposed to more ads, but does that mean you'll borrow more money?

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