Whether you are looking to consolidate credit card debt or are looking for complete debt relief, get the advice and tools you need to manage your debt.
Do you have too much debt? Understanding your debt and getting help
Too much debt can impact your finances and credit. Find out how your balances stack up.
Unsecured vs. secured debt
Knowing the difference will help you decide which types of loans work best for you.
Getting a credit consolidation loan
A credit consolidation loan can solve your debt problems faster, if you know how to use one.1 min read Feb 08, 2011
Can you divorce your spouse’s debt?
If you divide assets, a spendthrift spouse need not drive you to the ultimate separation.3 min read Jan 19, 2011
5 debt settlement do’s and don’ts
Debt settlement is an option for the deeply indebted. If you go that route, these tips can help.3 min read Oct 07, 2010
How debt collectors get your money
Debt collectors have many weapons to grab your cash. Find out what they are before you’re a target.2 min read Oct 05, 2010
There’s no debt relief with repossession
The lender can repossess your car or boat, but you will still owe the debt. Here’s what to expect.3 min read Jun 28, 2010
3 steps to improve your credit score today
Have bad credit? Follow these steps to pay off debt and get your credit score back on track.1 min read May 20, 2010
Tap student loan to pay credit card debt?
Paying off credit card debt with a student loan is misguided. Here’s a better approach to take.3 min read Feb 25, 2010
Should you pay off car loan or credit card?
It’s usually better to put extra money towards your credit cards instead of your car loan, as cards usually charge more interest and have more volatile rates.4 min read Jan 23, 2020
Debt Consolidation Basics
A complete look at the options available for consolidating debts, identifying which plan works best based on individual needs and the pros and cons of the various options.1 min read May 01, 2006
How overdue credit card debt is bought and sold
Debts are passed between collections companies, so you’ll likely have to start negotiations from scratch with each one, says the Bankruptcy Adviser.2 min read Apr 18, 2006