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Fighting Back Against Student Loan Debt

Fighting Back Against Student Loan Debt

 Student loan debt has grown from an expected part of education to a bonafide crisis in the making. As of 2017, it has become the second highest consumer debt category, second only to mortgage debt. To give you a bit of perspective, the average student in the Class of 2016 has $37,172 in student loan debt. The fact of the matter ... Read More »

Will Debt Consolidation Help You Become Debt Free?

Will Debt Consolidation Help You Become Debt Free?

To consolidate or not to consolidate your debt? That is the question. Actually, the real question is will debt consolidation help you become debt free? It can be tempting to consider debt consolidation, especially when one accumulates a large amount of debt from several different sources. They might start thinking about consolidating their debt from several credit cards down to ... Read More »

4 Easy Ways to Pay Off Debt Faster

4 Easy Ways to Pay Off Debt Faster

No one likes debt. If you are in debt, you probably spend a lot of time thinking – and worrying – about how to pay off debt faster. Not only will carrying debt cost you money in the way of interest charges, you will also have a lower credit rating due to your debt load. Ditching this debt is going ... Read More »

Managing Tax Debt in Retirement

Managing Tax Debt in Retirement

Debtor’s prisons are no longer allowed, and the IRS won’t throw you in jail simply because you can’t afford to pay. But tax debt can still feel like a prison sentence. If you’re retired and living on a fixed income, owing money to the IRS can keep you up at night. If you’re living on a fixed income or trying ... Read More »

4 Simple Ways to Start Paying Off Debt

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Nobody likes to be in debt. It is hard to think about anything else when you know that your bills are piling up and you have no way to start paying off debt in a timely manner. Not only will you spend a fortune in interest charges while trying to get out of debt, but you will also rack up ... Read More »