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  1. How to get out from under debt stressRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 19 | USA Today

    Americans owe more than $1 trillion in student loan debt. The total credit card debt for all U.S. households is more than $850 billion, while mortgage payments add up to more than $8 trillion.


  2. Jodi Siegel Finds Mortgage Solutions For Home Purchase And Aid To Financial HealthRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | The Alternative Press

    ... financial problems. "Credit cards and mortgages happened to be a piece of that," said Jodi. "Getting rid of credit card debt, fixing their credit, making sure they have proper insurance, lowering some of their obvious expenses -- mortgage being one ...


  3. Ten financial tips for 2010: tip #1 debt comprehensionRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2010 |

    ... your list of current debt create two categories. The first category should be 'revolving accounts' such as credit card debt. The other category should be things like a home mortgage or a car payment. These are debts with a standard monthly payment ...


  4. MoreRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | KNDO

    ... programs like Mint can make budgeting easier. In the United States, 39 percent of people carry credit card debt. Households that carry debt owe, on average, close to $15,000. The interest rate on most cards averages 15 percent, and many percentages ...


  5. 5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Return WiselyRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | ABC7 Chicago

    ... emergency fund. You should try and save somewhere between 3 and 6 months worth of post-tax income. Pay Down Credit Card Debt Credit cards often have large interest rates, so paying them down first will save you more money in the long run than if you ...


  6. The Secret to Improving Your Credit Score in 6 MonthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 |

    ... of your credit score to "fix." Here's an example from someone we'll call "Peggy" who is carrying $2,562 in credit card debt. Her credit score is 713, which just slightly under the national average of 714 for the scoring model used here. But she ...


  7. Sallie Mae faces probe for massively ripping off soldiers on federal student loansRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | The Daily Caller

    ... The kind of debt which falls under the law is wide-ranging. In addition to student-loan debt, it includes credit card debt, mortgage payments and certain liens and taxes. With regard to student loans, the servicemembers relief law compels all loan ...


  8. On the fly: 'The Double-Daring Book For Girls'Read the original story

    Dec 18, 2009 |

    ... resolutions. As for myself, I've got plenty: learn Italian, master my digital SLR, pay off that pesky credit card debt...the list goes on and on! And of course, new adventures are always high on that ever-growing list, so I was thrilled to come ...


  9. Financial Advice from Secretary Connie LawsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | WFFT-TV Fort Wayne

    ... budgeting and prioritizing their spending, but one of the big messages is we talk about not getting into credit card debt, not getting into trouble with those credit cards." Lawson says that students learn from their parents, but that less than 30% ...


  10. 7 Reasons You Need an Emergency FundRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | The Huffington Post

    ... avoid (i.e, not celebrities or peer pressure). In our survey above, 31 percent of respondents said that credit card debt was a significant impediment to reaching their financial goals , and they each had an average of $5,000 to pay off. Well, guess ...


  11. Congrats, Graduates: Now Go Out There and Redefine SuccessRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | The Huffington Post

    ... obvious one, the total amount of student loan debt is now $1.2 trillion ( greater than the total amount of credit card debt). Graduating with this kind of burden would be overwhelming even if today's graduates were entering a robust job market, but ...


  12. To Save The Ad Industry, Diversify TargetingRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | MediaPost

    ... consider them inherently private. Consumers who research early signs of cancer or strategies for managing credit card debt doesn't want to see related ads when they're reading the sports page. And they certainly don't want those ads to appear in ...


  13. Krungsri Consumer tightens criteria for personal loansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | The Nation

    Krungsri Consumer, the consumer-finance arm of Bank of Ayudhya and a major player in unsecured lending, has tightened its criteria for personal loans to both existing and new customers in an effort to prevent bad debts.


  14. Where Are They Now?Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | PRWeb

    ... of what they had been paying in California. Their rent was paid on time, all bills were kept current and credit card debt was completely paid off. In May of 2013 he began to take action to repair his credit. It was reporting as a dismal 563 at that ...


  15. 3 Top Debt Consolidation Companies for Alabama Residents Announced by...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | PRWeb

    ... there are approximately 112,000 unemployed Alabamans looking for work. Alabama residents have an average credit card debt of $4,817, which is slightly lower than the national average of $4879 per borrower. The state's residents have an average ...


  16. 3 Top Debt Consolidation Companies for Alabama Residents Announced by Best Debt Consolidation LoansRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Hispanic Business

    ... higher than the U.S. homeownership rate of 65%. When you combine the state's unemployment rate and credit card debt with poor personal financial mismanagement it becomes obvious as to why the people of are having a problem with debt. ...


  17. What Credit Cards Should I Avoid?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 |

    ... financing costs will likely exceed the rewards earned. In addition, those who are struggling with credit card debt do not need any additional incentive to spend more money. Know Your Score Before You Apply Get your FREE Credit Score and see what the ...


  18. How do I pay off $7,500 in credit card debt?Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Bank Rate

    ... and therefore make larger payments, what are my options? -- Stoughton There are ways to get rid of massive credit card debt. We'll run you through all of them, including their pros and cons. If you have indeed been making your payments on time and ...


  19. On Native GroundATTACKING Higher Ed: Good Politics, Bad Public PolicyRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... hides of their students. Student loan debt in the United States is now in excess of $1 trillion. exceeding credit card debt. And unlike credit cards or mortgages, bankruptcy doesn't wipe out student loan debt. However, even after you subtract the ...


  20. Odysseas Papadimitriou: Consumers, businesses alike to benefit from financial adviser reviewsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... made the best financial decisions in recent years. And we have more than $839 billion in outstanding credit card debt as well as more than $1 trillion in student loan balances to show for it - just to mention a couple of things. Part of the problem ...