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News Tagged - 'credit card debt'

3 Financial Stories That Potentially Affect You


It might not be the credit card companies or banks breaking financial news this week, but you can be sure these stories will affect your personal finances.

Money, Men, Women and Work

June 20, 2013

Men are choosing to stand in line for disability instead of lines for a job. Are the reasons justified and should women not feel guilty about making the money that pays the Visa bill each month?

Emergency Savings by the Numbers

June 6, 2013

Contradicting reports suggest we either are or aren’t building our emergency savings. We may or may not be financially savvy, either.

Feds Rolling in the Student Loan Profits

May 16, 2013

Millions of families are buckling under massive credit card debt and student loan debt. So why is the government raking in billions in profits from that misery?

3 Money Trends That May Affect You

March 28, 2013

The recession has resulted in new credit scoring models and borrowing options.

Contradictory Personal Finance News

January 17, 2013

It’s not until you explore the numbers that the picture emerges on two personal finance reports that are seemingly different. It becomes clear the message is the same in both, though.

New Financial Rules for New Year

January 3, 2013

New year and time for new financial habits, including checking your credit scores and negotiating with your credit card company.

Your New Year’s Financial Resolutions

December 12, 2012

Don’t ring in the new year until you check out our financial resolutions, including paying down credit card debt and finally making a budget you can stick to.

What CFPB Hasn’t Done

November 28, 2012

We hear alot about CFPB – but there’s a lot the consumer watchdog group hasn’t done.

Financial Game Plan for 2013

November 26, 2012

As you’re gearing up for tax season, use the opportunity to make a budget for the new year. Save on credit card interest and avoid late payments.

October is National Women’s Small Business Month

October 3, 2012

October is Women’s Small Business Month. Women now own 50% of all small businesses in the U.S.

How To Ignore Your “Inner Spender” And Stay On Top of Your Credit

September 18, 2012

Many people struggle with debt simply because of impulse control. Getting out of debt and maintaining financial responsibility, then, is a matter of keeping a strong and healthy financial mindset.