Here’s The Cure For Your Holiday Shopping Hangover

Christmas was yesterday so you may be wondering: why do I need to think about this right now? It’s because debt is more urgent than you may realize. If you used credit cards for Christmas presents or other holiday expenses and can’t pay them off in full right away, you may end up paying much…
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Why Wait For The New Year? Start Improving Your Finances Now

This time of year may create more stress than joy because the result of the holidays for many people is debt. The good news is that there are options to pay off debt faster. So we’re flashing back to Shannon’s post encouraging people in that situation to take action today…don’t wait until the New Year!…
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5 Cheap Ideas For Hosting A Holiday Party

The holidays are simply on the brain right now. Christmas, Hannukah, New Year’s, Festivus, or whatever you celebrate, parties are often part of the territory. If you’re like many Americans, you may be traveling over the holiday, buying presents, baking, taking part in Secret Santa or ugly sweater parties, and more. While the holidays should…
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Disputing Errors On Your Credit Report

Having good credit is important for a variety of reasons, including insurance rates and interest rates on loans…plus much more. You have the right to review your credit report for free, but didyou know that you can dispute errors for free as well? Here’s how… Pull Your Report First, go to AnnualCreditReport.com; then pull your…
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DMP vs. Debt Settlement Companies

The Differences Between The DMP And Debt Settlement

The time of year doesn’t matter…”debt relief” ads are seemingly everywhere you turn. That’s why it’s important to know all the facts before making a major decision on how you choose to repay your debt. So this Flashback Friday post explains Debt Management Plans (DMP) vs. Debt Settlement Companies. Many people have never heard of…
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