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Angel just moved and took a new job but she’s most concerned about improving her credit score before she marries.
This financial adviser offers guidance to this bride-to-be for wiping out debt before taking the plunge.
Recycle plastic jugs to grow vegetables says the winner of the latest Frugal $ense contest.
If you’d like to get a handle on your spending habits, all it takes is a small notepad and a bit of determination.
A group of friends in San Francisco wanted to reduce waste. They got more than they bargained for.
That’s right, the Debt Adviser says: If you get your first credit card, run up a balance and don’t ever pay, your debt can double.
Use negotiations and the divorce decree to make sure the spouse who ran up the massive credit card debt is the one the debt collectors go after, says the Debt Adviser.
Like it or not, these consumer unfriendly contracts bind your hands legally.
Sure, you could throw every available dollar at student loans and credit card debt. But leave enough for an emergency fund — and a bit of mad money for yourself, says the Debt Adviser.
Know your rights, says the Debt Adviser: A debt collector can’t legally extend the time a bad debt stays on your credit report.