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Tips from Jean Chatzky
Certified Financial Planner
Get debt collectors to leave you alone
Are you being harassed by debt collectors when the debt isn't yours? Make it stop.
Does debt settlement hurt credit score?
Clearing a debt by not paying the entire amount may be a bad deal for your credit record.
When will judgment disappear from credit?
A judgment will eventually drop off your credit report. But that doesn't mean it's gone.
What to do when the debt collector calls
Collection agencies are good at scaring people. But there are limits to what they can do.
What does 'charged off' mean?
Financial missteps can linger on your credit report for years. Here's how to fix them.
How to quickly boost your credit score
Your credit report has a long memory. Here's how to get it to forget your checkered past.
Can a collector take your Social Security?
Unpaid debts can hurt your credit and future wages. Can they take your Social Security, too?
Debt charged off -- do I still have to pay?
A charged-off debt doesn't mean it's wiped away, so it may be best to pay up.
When does old debt fall off credit report?
Checking your credit reports is the best way to see if old debts are still lingering.
Best way to pay down $50K debt?
Paying the minimum amount could leave you in debt forever. Here's the way to pay it off feasibly.
How do I get out of a co-signed loan?
There is one sure way to take your name off a co-signed loan. But many can't do it.
Use lump-sum pension to pay credit card?
Your lump-sum pension was meant to be spent later, but you need the money now. What to do?
Is power of attorney responsible for debt?
A power of attorney can help you care for a loved one. But will their debt affect you?
Wife not married to spouse's old debts
Your spouse's creditors may suggest you are liable for debts incurred prior to marriage. Don't believe it.
10 ways to keep debt contained in 2015
Don't be stifled by debt. Rein in spending and protect your credit in the coming year.
Debt consolidation hurt my credit rating?
Putting your debt eggs in one basket may not help unless you hatch a broader financial plan.
Help filing for bankruptcy without a fee
You need money to pay a lawyer when filing bankruptcy, but there may be ways around it.
How to get out of $40K credit card debt
There are ways to whittle down huge debts without filing for bankruptcy. Here are a few.
When must debt collectors give up?
Debt collectors will keep calling even after the bank gives up. Here's what to expect.
6 alternatives to payday loans
Payday loans are to be avoided at all costs. These credit options might help you instead.
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