Debt Help

How to Avoid Creating More Debt Every Month

June 14, 2021

If you fail to pay your credit card balances in full, then you are going into debt every month. This is a bad situation that can quickly turn worse if you do not regain control of your money fast. Following are some tips to help you shape your financial future into a better one, one […]

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5 Key Characteristics of People Without Debt

June 9, 2021

5 Key Characteristics of People Without Debt Between student loans, mortgage, and credit cards, it is very hard to find a person without debt. Yet, they exist. It does not mean they are wealthy or superhuman – just that they are able to utilize their resources well enough to avoid debt altogether. If you want […]

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5 Tips To Pay Off Debt In Retirement

January 26, 2021

Even the best-laid plans can go astray, and when it comes to retirement, it couldn’t be more true — especially if you go into it with credit card debt.  According to a TransAmerica Center for Retirement Studies poll, 46% of retirees have non-mortgage debt, while 14% are at least $10,000 in debt. When you leave […]

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Tax Breaks You Need To Know About

January 7, 2021

Congress’s most recent COVID-19 relief bill doesn’t just extend critical programs like unemployment benefits; it also renews a host of valuable tax breaks set to end on December 31, 2020. According to CNBC, the 33 deductions and credits, or “tax extenders,” are provisions for racehorses and even two-wheeled electric vehicles. Several measures are permanent, while […]

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Stimulus Benefits Update: Several States Distributing $300 Payments This Week

January 7, 2021

Following the passage of the $900 billion relief bill signed at the end of December, Arizona, California, New York, Noth Carolina, and at least eight other states have initiated enhanced unemployment programs this week, which will provide recipients with an extra $300 in federal benefits. Other states will start the process by mid-January. In an […]

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Tips To Use A Balance Transfer Credit Card For Getting Out Of Debt

December 30, 2020

It’s not uncommon for people to go into debt around the holidays. Between travel, decorations, seasonal clothes, means, and of course, gifts, the costs add up fast.  To cover these expenses, many people use credit cards. Cashback and bonus points can offset some of the cost, but credit cards typically have some of the highest […]

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Thinking Of Getting A Bridge Loan? Consider These Tips Before You Do

December 30, 2020

Are you looking to move in 2021? Then you might have heard of something called a bridge loan. People often seek out these types of loans to purchase their new house before their current home sells.  A bridge loan sounds like an easy fix when you’re temporarily strapped for cash. However, these loans do have […]

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How To Claim The Saver’s Credit

December 28, 2020

Is your annual income classified as “low” or “middle?” Do you use a 401(k) or another type of individual retirement vehicle to save for the future? Then you may be eligible for the saver’s credit. This benefit is reserved for retirement savers and can be claimed on top of any other tax breaks you qualify […]

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Earn $65K Or More? Here Are 8 Tips To Protect Your Finances And Your Family

December 21, 2020

Does your annual income top $65,000? Congrats! Check out Money.com’s tips to keep as much of that money as possible, grow your wealth, and protect your loved ones. 1. Consider A Life Insurance Policy Imagining how your family would manage without you is something no one wants to think about. However, it’s critical that you […]

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Should You Use Your Credit Card To Pay Off Your Student Loans?

December 16, 2020

Chances are, you have debt from student loans. If you do, you might have thought about using your credit card to pay them off. At least then you could get rewarded for your payment or pay no interest during the introductory period. But, as US News My Money points out, this puts you in a […]

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