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United States Household Debt Changes Composition

Morgan Stanley recently released some new data about household debt in the United States and there are some interesting changes. Prior to the global financial crisis, households in the United States continued to take on a lot of debt and mortgage debt was the major...

College Debt Weighs Heavier on Women

An interesting article for NPR has recently highlighted the disparity in dealing with college debt for women compared to men. Because of the wage gap between men and women in the work force, more women are finding themselves struggling with college debt after they...

Interesting Ways to Make Money Fast!

Sometimes you find yourself in a dark financial place where you need to find some extra money immediately! You might have 2 days till your next pay check and you don’t have money to put gas into the car. There are options if you find yourself completely...

Common Debt Myths!

Most people have debt of some kind but many of us don’t understand how to manage it effectively and how to save money when it comes to debt. Unfortunately there are a number of common misconceptions or “debt myths” that have sprung up over the years,...

Teaching Your Children About Debt

Children often mimic the behavior around them and the way they learn a great deal about relationships, society and the economy from the way their parents interact with the world. At the same time children have their unique personalities which color how they react to...

 

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Recent From Business Debt Debt Reduction For Small Business
Debt Reduction For Small Business If you run a business, you would understand that managing debt is a big part of that business.  Most businesses use debt to begin, and even those that have enough capital to cover startup costs will often use debt to fund new ventures and products.  As you do businesses often the amount of debt grows as...
Recent From Credit Cards Dealing with Holiday Debt
Dealing with Holiday Debt Many people get caught up in the fun of going on holiday and find themselves spending more than they expected.  Unfortunately, long after the holiday sun-tan has faded or the egg-nog has been drunk, the debt remains.  Because this type of debt can be unexpected and unplanned, many consumers struggle to...
Recent From Debt Consolidation A Credit Card That Helps Manage Debt?
A Credit Card That Helps Manage Debt? The idea sounds a bit silly at first – a credit card that helps people manage their debts and pay them off without defaulting. Because credit card companies tend to encourage people to spend. Quite simply the more people spend they more credit card companies will profit. However one new non-profit...
Recent From Debt Reduction Dealing with Holiday Debt
Dealing with Holiday Debt Many people get caught up in the fun of going on holiday and find themselves spending more than they expected.  Unfortunately, long after the holiday sun-tan has faded or the egg-nog has been drunk, the debt remains.  Because this type of debt can be unexpected and unplanned, many consumers struggle to...