credit card debt
Revolving debt from your credit cards has a way of causing problems for your budget. Your monthly payments depend on how much you borrow and with high interest rates, too much debt can easily overwhelm your budget. We’re here to help you maintain control over credit card debt so you can take advantage of credit without breaking the bank.
Articles tagged with credit card debt:
January 18, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
This week: A couple wants a clean slate, but are they mucking up their nuptials?
January 11, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
This week: A man has a dirty little secret he’s keeping from the love of his life.
December 15, 2016 | Brandon Ballenger
Our expenses keep going up, but our credit card debt is lower than it was a decade ago
November 30, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is suspicious of all these “reward programs.” How can they possibly be legit?
November 23, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is offended by her fiance, but she’s got an amusing plan to even the odds.
November 17, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Turns out that 24 percent of higher-earning and lower-earning Americans are equally likely to snoop on the credit report of someone they share an account with.
November 17, 2016 | Debt.com
Do you know when to be patient — and when to be angry?
November 14, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The swimmer, dancer, and Debt.com spokesman just got a credit card. Here’s why that matters.
October 20, 2016 | Dollar Stretcher
Here’s how to understand the emotions of your purchases.
October 10, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Most people say they don’t have any debt, but do they know what debt means?
October 4, 2016 | Money Talks News
Only 26 percent of cardholders regularly read them. Find out why that’s a mistake.
September 5, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
You’ll never guess how many fees your credit card can charge. Seriously, you’ll never guess.
August 24, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Most public schools charge convenience fees that can put you out hundreds of extra dollars a year
August 22, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Most every state in the union is stressed about paying off debt. Here’s the complete breakdown, state-by-state.
August 16, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Most supporters of Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump have credit card debt.
July 25, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence
The impact credit scores now have on those seeking out employment
July 18, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The latest craze in mobile gaming can teach as much as it entertains.
July 4, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Debt can not only ruin your life, it can kill you.
June 21, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence
How the fear of missing out effects this generation
June 10, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence
Those who dedicated their lives to serving are now left vulnerable to debt
June 1, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader’s fiance insists cash isn’t king, and credit cards are evil.
May 23, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The (in)famous actor owes nearly $300,000 on his American Express card. I’m offering to help him.
April 18, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The recession is over, but are we spending our way into another one?
March 14, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Are Americans wising up about personal debt? Or are they doubling down?
February 1, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
As we lurch into 2016, personal debt might be a bigger problem than it was in 2015.
January 25, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
It may not be just a hangover. It might be a disease. Here’s the cure.
January 18, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Maybe you’ve heard about Blue Monday. But you didn’t know about Red Tuesday.
January 6, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader thinks he’s found a loophole, and he might be right.
December 28, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Not all New Year’s resolutions are created equal. Without this one, none of the others are possible.
December 23, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is fed up with hearing about the Federal Reserve and its rate hike.
December 16, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is frustrated because his elderly parents are spending too much.
December 7, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Stats on America’s personal finances can be depressing, but here are some numbers to raise your holiday spirits.
November 19, 2015 | Debt.com
The good news: You can easily avoid all of them without breaking a sweat.
October 19, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
If I gave you $2,500, what the most bang you can get with those bucks?
October 15, 2015 | Debt.com
No. 3 is the worst one, and the easiest one to fix.
October 12, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Here’s how to counter the doom and gloom about retirement savings.
September 16, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is torn between her boyfriend and best friend.
September 2, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader inherited some money. Now her high-school pal wants a loan.
August 26, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader says one thing, her husband another.
August 5, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader’s husband wants a new car. She wants a used car. Who should win this argument?
July 22, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader’s wife clicks on an unsolicited email and gets a lot of suspicious promises.
July 6, 2015 | Michael Koretzky
Rule over your credit card debt with an iron fist, without making the same mistakes these dictators did.
June 17, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is panicked because her break from paying student loans is coming to an end.
June 10, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is thousands in debt — and is still living with the mother who put him there.
June 1, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Can you really profit off your debt collector? This woman did!
May 6, 2015 | Jason Steele
Yes, there are credit cards specifically for people who can’t otherwise get credit cards.
April 29, 2015 | Brian Bienkowski
Educating your kids now produces smart money managers in the future.
April 15, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader has paid off thousands in credit card debt, so when does his credit score reflect that?
April 1, 2015 | Brian Bienkowski
In Part 1, we teach you how to pay down credit card debt and how to avoid it in the first place.
March 16, 2015 | Jess Miller
These 7 reforms will help protect consumers, but they were overdue — and don’t go far enough.