you can reduce the impact loss of income has on you finances if you take the right measures. Here are strategies for keeping your finances on track until your income improves.
Elizabeth Ayoola is a content specialist with over 5 years of experience who has carved a niche in finance. She graduated with an MA in Environment, Politics, and Globalization from King’s College London.
Throughout the span of her career, she’s written for a myriad of platforms including 247 Money Box, POPSUGAR, and Lifehacker.
Elizabeth started working with Debt.com in 2020 and now specializes in all things debt and personal finance.
Learn how to lock down delinquent credit card debt so it doesn’t get out of control in collections and start disrupting your budget. With one of these strategies, you can get back on track before a charge-off.
They say “mother knows best.” When it comes to money, these mothers truly do.
In honor of Mother’s Day, Debt.com consulted 16 finance experts on the best advice their moms gave them growing up.
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The borrower defense repayment program can forgive student loan debt incurred from a school that closed before you could earn your degree or from one that promised false certifications. Learn how it works to see if you’re eligible.
Credit is something most adults will use at some point in their lives. It comes in different shapes and forms—credit cards, personal loans, and mortgages are some common examples. Some people stick to a single credit type, but credit bureaus want to see a mix. In fact,10% of your score depends on how many types […]
Your credit score is one of many pillars of your finances. While you can survive without credit, you can go much further with an excellent credit score. This is why people are always looking for tips on how to improve a poor credit score or make an average one better. Experian’s 2020 Consumer Credit Review […]
Credit inquiries appear on your credit report and can even negatively affect your credit score in certain cases. Learn how hard and soft inquiries work and what you can expect when it comes to your credit.
Credit age is a key factor used to calculate your credit score. Learn how it works and how to maintain the longest credit history possible so you can maintain a high credit score.