Credit Card Debt

How to pay off credit card debt

Climbing out of the black hole that is credit card debt feels impossible, especially if the total amount owed is high and you’re only making minimum payments each month. First, it’s important to remember that you’re not alone and that climbing out of massive credit card debt is possible.

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Credit card debt can feel overwhelming, but our team is here to help guide you back to financial freedom. No matter where you are in journey to get out of debt, we can help. From advice on financial products that can reduce your monthly payments, to information about laws surrounding debt collections, our articles cover the entire process of becoming debt free.

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A new CreditCards.com survey finds credit debt is a long-term issue for many.

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5 early warning signs you’re racking up too much holiday credit card debt

What’s your holiday budget? Don’t know? That’s a clue it’s time to start paying with cash.

10 states with the least credit card debt

Congrats, Mississippi! You rank lowest for credit card debt. Who else makes the list?

Balance Transfer Credit Cards

If you are dedicated to paying down your debts, a balance transfer credit card could help. These cards offer up to 18-months of no interest on transferred balances, giving you time to pay back what you owe while giving you a break on interest.

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