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How to pay off a debt in collections
Take these steps to pay off lingering debt.8 min read Nov 30, 2022
How to pay down debt during a recession
If you have debt that you need to pay off, you may wonder how to pay down your debt while staying financially afloat.6 min read Nov 29, 2022
Holiday cost statistics in 2022: What you can expect to spend
The holidays will be more expensive this year – here’s what you might expect.6 min read Nov 29, 2022
How to do Christmas shopping on a budget
Here’s how to create a budget for the holidays and actually stick to it.6 min read Nov 22, 2022
7 ways to manage financial stress and anxiety during this holiday season
Prices are higher this year, but there are still ways to budget for a happy holiday.7 min read Nov 21, 2022
How to pay huge medical bills on a small income
The government, as well as your providers, might be able to help with your exorbitant medical bills.4 min read Nov 18, 2022
Survey: Majority of Americans are delaying milestones and activities because of the economy
As inflation soars, most Americans say the economy has harmed their quality of life.6 min read Nov 17, 2022
Which debts can’t be discharged in bankruptcy?
Filing bankruptcy has some debt exclusions. These charges can usually be eliminated.4 min read Nov 14, 2022
Debt relief guide: What to know
Have you tried different approaches to pay down your debt but aren’t having much luck? Or maybe your monthly debt payments are too much for your budget. Either way, you’ve likely considered researching [...]5 min read Nov 14, 2022
How late can you be on a Chapter 13 payment?
Being a week late on your bankruptcy payment is probably no big deal — in most cases.3 min read Nov 14, 2022