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 Makes The Most Financial Sense?
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?
Can You Go To Jail If You Don’t Pay A Debt?
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 Without Credit? Or Is It Too Much Of A Pain?
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?
Should You Do A Balance Transfer?
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.
How To Talk To A Loved One About Debt
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.
How To Curb Your Shopping Addiction This Year
Spending too much money lately, despite it not being the holidays? You may have a shopping addiction. Here are some ways to curb the spending.
Are You A Yo-Yo Debtor, Too?
Yo-Yo debtors have a tendency to pile up debt, pay it off, and then build up debt again. How will you break the cycle?
What We Can Learn From Jeremy Abbott’s Olympic Fall
Millions of people watching men’s Olympic figure skating saw U.S. figure skater Jeremy Abbot fall during his routine. Here’s what we can learn from how he responded.
Overspending? Is There A Medical Reason For It?
Sometimes overspending can be a direct result of an undiagnosed mental health issue such as depression or bipolar disorder.
Need To Consolidate Debt? Lending Club May Have The Solution
I‘ve been writing about Lending Club for quite some time now, but usually from the viewpoint of an investor. I’ve invested in 100+ loans over the last two years, and thus far I’ve been extremely happy with the experience. I’ve been pretty careful about the loans that I invest in, and I think because I’ve […]
How Much Of A Financial Fighter Are You?
There are so many problems that can get us in a financial tangle. Once we’re there, it takes determination to improve our finances. This journey isn’t for the faint of heart.
The Best Decision Doesn’t Always Make The Most Financial Sense
Getting your finances together and winning financially doesn’t always make sense. In fact, sometimes, it defies financial logic.
Money Saving Strategies To Retire Earlier When You Have A Health Crisis
If you want to slow down on your career or even retire after a serious health scare, there are steps you can take to make that happen faster than you may think possible.