To get out of debt and stay permanently out of debt, you need to make lifestyle changes and change your mindset. Here are some steps to take.
While financial gurus advocate cutting your expenses and not having a life for years until the debt is paid off, this couple took a different approach.
Knowing where we have been, and how long it took to get there, can help us all set realistic goals that are more likely to be accomplished in the new year.
In her book, The Recovering Spender, Lauren Greutman shares how her family dumped $40,000 in debt and began working together towards shared financial goals.
How do you handle financial setbacks and make sure they don’t complete derail your financial plan? Here’s what we did after a recent unexpected expense.
You may think the Bible sends mixed signals about debt being good or bad. But the Bible is pretty clear on this issue – debt brings financial slavery. Wouldn’t you rather be free?
Many of us suffer from a temporary income drop at one point or another. What we don’t consider is how long it may take to bounce back from such a situation.
There are a lot of great financial products that help people while not harming them with big fees or awful terms. This post is not about those products.
The cost of college is rising fast. If you’ve taken out student loans to help pay for your education, how can you pay the debt as fast as possible?
Should you always do what make the most financial sense according the the calculator? Have you ever gone against the math to follow a dream?
Debtor’s prisons were outlawed in the 1800’s, but you can still end up in jail today because of your debt. Here’s how to avoid ending up in the slammer.
Is it possible to live in our society without using credit, or is it next to impossible to live outside of that accepted credit scoring framework?
In many cases, a balance transfer can be a smart choice. However, a balance transfer isn’t always the right choice. Here’s how to know the difference.
Talking about personal finances with your loved ones can be a tough subject to broach. Here are some tips on how to approach a sensitive subject.