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How Unpaid Utility And Cell Phone Bills Can Ruin Your Credit

January 5, 2017 | Mary Reed

Watch out, this little bill can have big consequences.

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5 Creative Ways To Pay Off Debt Once It Goes Into Collections

November 8, 2016 | Debt.com

Yes, one of the options involves blood and sperm.

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5 Ways to Handle Expired Debt

November 1, 2016 | Debt.com

All of them work. Which one is best for you?

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6 Ways To Successfully Get Out Of Debt

October 19, 2016 | Debt.com

These proven strategies can help you get back on track if you’re ready to take the next step.

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A Debt Collection Mistake Too Many People Make

September 8, 2016 | Mary Reed

One woman’s story is all too typical.

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Is it OK to Retire With Debt?

August 2, 2016 | Money Talks News

Some experts say retiring with debt isn’t bad. But they might not be talking about you.

Ask The Expert: Can A Spam Email Help Me Pay Off My Credit Cards?

July 22, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader’s wife clicks on an unsolicited email and gets a lot of suspicious promises.

Can a debt collector take money out of your pocket?

Get Out Of Debt Guy: Can We Settle a Debt With a Collector to Get College Transcript?

June 11, 2015 | Steve Rhode

A reader wants to know if a daughter’s diploma can be held hostage.

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Get Out Of Debt Guy: Can A Muslim Get A Debt Break?

May 15, 2015 | Steve Rhode

A reader’s religious awakening raises financial questions.

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Get Out of Debt Guy: Debt Collectors Keep Harassing Me

April 17, 2015 | Steve Rhode

A reader asks what she can do to stop aggressive collection calls on an old debt she doesn’t owe.

What if I stopped paying my credit cards?

Ask The Expert: I Stopped Paying My Credit Cards Last Year. What Now?

December 10, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader knows she’s in trouble, but Howard Dvorkin knows a way out.

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Rating Congress’ new debt bill: 14 things (good and bad) you gotta know

September 11, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

A California congresswoman has a dozen ideas for easing your debt stress. But will they work?