Solid debt management skills can make or break your ability to budget. If you can’t eliminate the debt you take on, you can ruin your credit and end up facing severe financial distress. We help you take control of debt with the best techniques and latest trends for eliminating debt in the industry today.
August 21, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
It has to do with cars, but not really auto loans.
August 16, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski
The debt she accrued wasn’t her fault this time, but it was her responsibility.
August 9, 2017 | Joe Pye
The number of Americans without an emergency fund is at a six-year low.
August 3, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger
The education secretary is being sued for siding with for-profit schools over students. But at least she’s learning from her mistakes.
August 2, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski
She put every extra penny toward her student loans and carefully tracked her spending.
July 31, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Sadly, we’re No. 1 in one of the categories we don’t want to be.
July 17, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Crippling debt can totally kill our credit history, which makes buying a home or car or even getting a credit card nearly impossible. But some new changes to reporting are going to seriously boost your credit score.
July 13, 2017 | Michelle Bryan
Half-clothed beachgoers give some very serious answers about their thoughts on federal student loans and the debt they cause.
June 26, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
This week: clueless about student loans, passionless about work, passionate about boycotts.
June 21, 2017 | Gregory Cox
Not saving enough for retirement is a bigger regret than taking on too much debt
June 21, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski
It left the Notorious D.E.B.T. writer and her husband hopelessly in debt — but they’re making a comeback.
June 19, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
If you break this Commandment, you’re probably broke.
June 7, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
This week: A reader asks about debt collectors, repo men, and “Fonzi” schemes.
June 6, 2017 | Dori Zinn
We’re paying off unsecured personal loans faster than auto loans, mortgages, and credit cards and we probably shouldn’t be.
June 1, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger
The “student loan crisis” is so massive, we can’t even comprehend it anymore.
May 31, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski
It not only helps him stay debt-free, it also protects him.
May 31, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader agrees with her husband: A recession is coming. They don’t agree on what to do about it.
May 25, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger
He wants to ditch almost everything that helps students save money and manage debt in order to “prioritize students” and “empower parents.”
May 24, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wants to know if you need a real job to get real debt relief.
May 22, 2017 | Emily Bloch
Turns out, the millionaire knows a thing or two about saving.
May 19, 2017 | Joe Pye
Most Americans don’t have a plan to deal with an average debt of $37,000.
May 17, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski
Sure, it hurts, but he’s been through worse.
May 4, 2017 | Make Change
Weddings are expensive, but these three thrifty brides had the day of their dreams while continuing to save for happily ever after.
April 12, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wonders if the letters DMP are A-OK.
April 11, 2017 | Joe Pye
Nearly 90 percent of young employees would commit to an employer for 5 years – if it helped them pay back their debt.
April 5, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski
She once relied on welfare. Now she’s a successful personal finance coach.
April 3, 2017 | Emily Bloch
Because let’s face it — those aren’t relevant anymore
April 3, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
You’ve heard the term, “work smarter, not harder”? Try “work less, save more.”
March 29, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
This week: A reader wants to dive into the stock market and clean up. But is he making a mess?
March 28, 2017 | Dori Zinn
As more Americans plan to save their tax refunds, fewer plan shopping sprees.
March 13, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Most Americans will save their money or pay off debt with their returns.
February 28, 2017 | Dori Zinn
The vast majority of middle-class military families — like commissioned officers and senior non-commissioned officers — are planning to improve their finances this year, even though they make at least $50,000.
February 23, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Forty percent of American families are making thousands of dollars in medical, auto, or tax payments at some point in a year but even after paying, they’re suffering from crippling debt.
February 20, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The generation that will soon take over the world has yet to conquer its own financial woes.
February 10, 2017 | Money Talks News
Want to speed up your debt-reduction efforts? Here’s how to do so without a crash diet.
January 25, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Two-thirds of young adults have an actual fear of debt, even though they plan their spending on a constant basis.
January 5, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Companies could be doing their employees a huge service if they offered some — and sometimes better — student loan repayment assistance.
December 27, 2016 | Dori Zinn
National League of Cities gets those in debt to pay it back by giving them time, not money
December 21, 2016 | Steve Rhode
A reader wants to know how he can keep his car. Sadly, he can’t. But he has an option.
December 13, 2016 | Money Talks News
When a loved one dies, you have a lot on your mind. Paying off debt should not be one of them.
November 29, 2016 | Debt.com
Knowing how you think about money can help you save more of it.
November 28, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
It doesn’t matter how you got into debt. Let’s get you out.
November 22, 2016 | Debt.com
Hint: It’s not as bad as you think.
November 17, 2016 | Debt.com
Do you know when to be patient — and when to be angry?
November 15, 2016 | Debt.com
Here are the numbers behind what’s happening to household debt, and what they mean. You shouldn’t worry too much.
November 10, 2016 | Debt.com
Learn these lessons and you can save more than China does.
October 31, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
It’s not a candidate. It’s an attitude.
October 10, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
I have very mixed feelings about this. So should you.
August 31, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wants to convince her parents that her boyfriend shouldn’t be judged on his lack of money.
August 29, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Asian Americans have a higher median personal income, believe they can retire earlier, and save more money than the general population.