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  1. NFCC Supports National Retirement Planning WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... contributions toward retirement savings while reducing budget expenses. Downsizing should also include credit card debt. If debt management is a problem, speaking with a nonprofit credit counselor is a good way to identify solutions. "Retirement ...

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  2. 4 Signs You're Headed For Financial TroubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Investopedia

    ... can't afford. You're not alone: Studies from financial site Bankrate show that 24% of Americans have more credit card debt than emergency savings, while 28% of Americans have no savings at all. Here's a tip: Have at least six months' worth of living ...

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  3. How people plan to spend income tax refundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | USA Today

    ... are paying about $250 a month more in income taxes than they need to. "If you took that $250 and paid credit card debt, which might have an interest rate of 18% to 24%, you would pay off your cards faster." She recommends people use the withholding ...

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  4. US consumers increased January borrowing by $11.6 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    ... has risen a much slower 3.2 percent. The auto and student loan category has been growing faster than credit card debt since the Great Recession of 2007-2009. That reflects in part the fact that many workers who lost jobs during the downturn decided ...

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  5. Consumers increased January borrowing by $11.6 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Finance and Commerce

    ... has risen a much slower 3.2 percent. The auto and student loan category has been growing faster than credit card debt since the Great Recession of 2007-2009. That reflects in part the fact that many workers who lost jobs during the downturn decided ...

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  6. U.S. Consumers' Credit-Card Debt Falls in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Revolving credit, reflecting credit-card debt, fell 1.57% in January, though that followed a sizeable 8.41% increase for December. U.S. consumers added to their debt burdens modestly in January, a sign they remain cautious about spending despite sturdier job growth.

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  7. Five Key Steps to Becoming Credit Card SmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | PRWeb

    With credit card debt once again on the rise in the U.S., national financial education non-profit American Consumer Credit Counseling today announced five steps to becoming credit card smart. Credit card debt is the third largest source of household debt, behind only mortgages and student loans.

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  8. Investing: A sea changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | USA Today

    ... tend to be slow to raise savings rates and quick to hike borrowing rates. It's never a good idea to carry credit card debt, but rising rates should spur you to pay it off as soon as you can. a If you have a variable-rate mortgage, congratulations. A ...

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  9. 12 Questions That Will Immediately Improve Your Family's FinancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    ... Questions: Do we know how much debt we actually owe? Have we applied the "domino effect" to eliminating our credit card debt- lining up our credit cards from lowest balance to the highest balance and systematically paying as much as you can on the ...

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  10. Nine Ways to Get Rid of Debt Without Cramping Your StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Bold Italic

    You're in debt, but guess what: Most people you know are too. In fact, average credit card debt per household in the US is around $15K, while average student loan debt is around $32K.

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  11. The Most Important Question to Ask Yourself Before You Take Out Student LoansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Credit.com

    ... find yourself in a very costly predicament, like needing a private loan at the last minute or going into credit card debt . "The first exercise you need to do is build your balance sheet and figure out your expected cost of living," said Andrew ...

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  12. NFCC Online Poll Reveals How Taxpayers Plan to Use Their RefundsRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | PRWeb

    The National Foundation for Credit Counseling February online poll revealed that most taxpayers would prefer to pay down their debt with a tax refund this year instead of growing their personal savings. "These poll results indicate that debt is still getting in the way of personal savings for many Americans," said Bruce McClary, spokesperson for the NFCC.

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  13. Canadian household debt growth is accelerating, RBC saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Globe and Mail

    ... expansion in the past two years. Canadians have taken on $80-billion worth of mortgages, personal loans and credit card debt in the past year, with much of that growth coming in the past three months. Household debt totalled $1.82-trillion in ...

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  14. Consumer Watch: Credit Score MisstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    If you're thinking ahead to some spring cleaning, you may want to put tidying up finances and your credit report on that list. After digging out of winter, spring brings some opportunities to dig out of credit card debt.

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  15. True Romance Is Combining Your FinancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | New York Magazine

    At the airport a while back, I went to go fill up my water bottle and asked my partner, Dustin, to watch my stuff. "I'll be back," I said.

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  16. Virgin card to pay off a loan, credit card or overdraft interest-free for 3 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... Virgin's fees are slightly higher than the Barclaycard deal, which costs 2.99 per cent to transfer credit card debt after a reduction. It charges 3.49 per cent of the overall balance to shift debt from other credit cards. Money transfers cost 4 per ...

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  17. High fees, scary threats: Lawmakers slam government debt collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WAPI-AM Birmingham

    Lawmakers and consumer advocates are speaking out against the special treatment given to debt collectors hired by government agencies across the country. A recent CNNMoney investigation found that government debt collectors are rarely held to the same consumer protection laws as the collection firms that go after credit card debt or auto loans.

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  18. Avoiding little mistakes that affect your credit scoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WWLP

    ... even realize you are making. After digging out of winter, spring brings some opportunities to dig out of credit card debt. Maybe a tax refund will go toward putting a dent in an amount owed. But maintaining good credit goes beyond just paying bills ...

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  19. Market MoverA Financial Prescription for the GlobeRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | American Reporter

    ... exchange for selling us - the taxpayers - a boatload of mortgages foreclosed upon before last March 31, and credit card debt that borrowers defaulted on last year. If there is an underlying home, some day someone is going to buy it from a bank that ...

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  20. Still Paying Off Holiday Debt? How to Make a PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Credit.com

    Outstanding credit card debt increased by $29.2 billion from November to December 2014, reflecting the typical spending frenzy that comes during the holiday season . Of course, a surge in credit card debt is something that can last long after the holidays end, and if you're still paying down those high balances, you're not alone .

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