Credit Card Debt

Whether you’re looking for the right credit card payoff strategy, or researching debt relief, our resources can help.

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.

Recommended Credit Card Debt Articles

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.

How to pay off debt with a credit card

A balance transfer credit card can be a great tool to help you pay down existing debt. Here’s how to get it right.

How long can a debt collector pursue old debt?

Debt collectors will keep calling even after the bank gives up. Here’s what to expect.

How to pay off credit card debt in 7 steps

Credit card debt can mount quickly. Follow these tips to pay it off.

How to deal with credit card debt during an economic downturn

Paying off your credit card debt now can make you more financially resilient later.

The psychological perks of paying off debt

When debt is paid off, the benefits go well beyond the bank.

Residual interest: What you need to know

It may feel unfair, but it’s legal: even after you’ve paid off your credit card debt, you may still owe money in interest.

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.

Read More

Bankrate's Latest Credit Card Debt Articles