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  1. Robert J. Samuelson: Will deleveraging yield stronger recovery or deeper ills?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | The Papillion Times

    ... trillion. All of the decline occurred in home mortgages (down $1.2 trillion over the same period). Still, credit card debt grew slowly. Moreover, much of the debt - led by mortgages - has been refinanced at low interest rates, says Morgan Stanley. ...

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  2. Spring Cleaning Your DebtRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | The Bradenton Times

    ... you $190 in interest. In this case, it might be best to use your extra cash to pay down your high-interest credit card debt. If you have a significant amount of credit card debt, you'll need to come up with a payment strategy in order to help ...

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  3. 5 new year's resolutions for financial improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... getting out of debt. This is not surprising, given that the average American household that carries credit card debt owes close to $15,000, in addition to a mortgage or rent, car payments and student loans. If wiping out all debt in one year's time ...

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  4. MoreRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... credit card purchases to those that you are able to pay off in full each month. If you already have credit card debt, look at your budget to devise a plan to pay it down as quickly as possible. Having a budget can keep you from making impulsive, ...

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  5. Lucky enough to get a tax refund? Here's how to use it, experts sayRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | The Times-Tribune

    ... which in turn could be invested to generate income, help pay ongoing bills, and pay down debt." "Remember, credit card debt is another form of an unsecured loan," Ms. Stocki said. "The longer the life of the loan, the more money you'll pay to borrow ...

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  6. Alabama Voices: Millennials must exercise fiscal disciplineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 13 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... their jobs. Almost 70 percent are not saving for financial emergencies. They are amassing large amounts of credit card debt. On average, they have three credit cards; 20 percent have balances of more than $10,000. Like most of their older cohort ...

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  7. Warning: Phone scam targets credit card holdersRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Burnaby Now

    ... cards and the regulations that govern them, and secondly, many Canadians have thousands of dollars of credit card debt, making the scam extremely appealing. Many of these types of scams claim to be representatives from either major banks or credit ...

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  8. Bank of America to pay $772mn for unfair credit card practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | Big News Network.com

    Bank of America has agreed to pay $45million in penalties to US regulators and $727million in fines and refunds to customers to settle charges of unfair billing of its credit card debt cancellation services.

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  9. Financial readiness for soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | Star Tribune

    ... up with two mortgages or two rent payments. There's also the stress of combat fatigue. "Soldiers go into credit card debt because they worry about not surviving until tomorrow so they look into having fun and living for the moment," Glass said. In ...

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  10. Are you complacent?Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Herald Gazette

    ... 30.56 percent of our population, while the poverty rate has remained almost constant? 12) Are you afraid of credit card debt or do you just pay the minimum amount and keep on charging? Do you think that is wise? Do you plan to change your spending ...

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  11. How to survive a job lossRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... to your stress. Instead, contact your creditors about temporarily reducing your payments (if you carry any credit card debt) until you land a new job. Many lenders would rather receive some small payment from you, consistently, instead of none at ...

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  12. Make the most of your tax refundRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... of tax filers use their refunds to pay down high-interest consumer debt. That is a wise decision given that credit card debt tends to come with an average 13 percent annual percentage rate. Paying down credit card debt reduces the amount of interest ...

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  13. Investing 101Read the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... your bank can be a good starting point. Of course, the very best investment is to pay off debt especially credit card debt. Once you are debt-free, investing is a good way to save for your future. To learn more about investing, visit the U.S. ...

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  14. The changing face of debt settlementRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2013 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... when including non-revolving debt (such as student loans) and mortgages. The average American who carries credit card debt owes more than $15,185 on those credit cards. The deeper Americans go into debt, the greater the need for debt relief ...

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

    Dec 18, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... 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 ...

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  16. Recent Survey Data Shows Majority of Individuals With Credit Card Debt...Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | PRWeb

    BestDebtCompanys.com has released fresh survey data indicating that 43.8% of respondents with credit card debt have been carrying a balance for more than two years.

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  17. Financial literacy ed initiative helping students take controlRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Post-gazette.com

    ... a panel discussion Friday at the University of Pittsburgh on how their eyes were opened to the dangers of credit card debt, the power of compound interest, and the rewards of delayed gratification thanks to the financial literacy initiative started ...

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  18. Samuelson: The deleveraging of AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Denver Post

    ... trillion. All the decline occurred in home mortgages (down $1.2 trillion over the same period). Still, credit card debt grew slowly. Moreover, much of the debt -- led by mortgages -- has been refinanced at low interest rates, says Morgan Stanley. As ...

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  19. Huntsman offers students words of wisdomRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Http

    Huntsman and son.jpg With high unemployment numbers, the economy still in recovery, and student loan debt surpassing credit card debt for the first time in U.S. history, it's easy for young college students to feel discouraged.

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  20. Personal Finance: Making New Year's resolutions? Consider a few of these for 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... (54 percent), pay off debt (24 percent), spend less (19 percent), stick to a budget (12 percent) or reduce credit card debt (8 percent). Tackling the overload of financial paperwork can be daunting. For some, it's simply a matter of sorting it into ...

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