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What is debt forgiveness?
Debt forgiveness is helpful, but it’s not a Get Out of Jail Free card. Here are some pros and cons to consider.8 min read Mar 27, 2023
Upskilling statistics: How online learning can increase your salary by thousands per year
You don’t have to go back to school to learn skills for more career opportunities.7 min read Mar 27, 2023
Survey: Americans can expect to spend over $600 to attend a wedding in 2023
With prices still high, wedding guests are facing sticker shock when planning to attend their loved ones’ nuptials.7 min read Mar 27, 2023
What happens to my car when I file for bankruptcy?
If you want to hold on to your wheels after Chapter 7, you’ll have to sign a reaffirmation agreement.3 min read Mar 24, 2023
How to upgrade credit cards with the same issuer
Before you upgrade your credit card with the same issuer, you’ll want to look at all your options and consider the drawbacks.5 min read Mar 24, 2023
Portfolio Recovery Associates under fire for misconduct
Portfolio Recovery Associates are under fire for misconduct.3 min read Mar 23, 2023
Current credit card interest rates
View current credit card rates based on Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey of large banks and thrifts.1 min read Mar 22, 2023
A guide to airline companion passes
Airline companion passes vary — some are for one-time discounts while others cover a companion’s flight costs year-round — but they can all save you money.6 min read Mar 21, 2023
8 different types of credit cards
A variety of cards on the market meet specific needs. How do you choose a suitable card?6 min read Mar 20, 2023
How to rebuild your finances after experiencing financial abuse
Economic or financial abuse isn’t the typical focus of discussions about abusive relationships, but it’s more common than you might think.9 min read Mar 17, 2023