Financial Cents: Posts About Debt
Unpaid medical bills can end up on your credit report.
Posted on: August 08, 2019
Feeling like you can’t get ahead on your bills? Living paycheck to paycheck and making minimum payments may confirm you need a new system.
Posted on: July 19, 2019
Staring down a mountain of medical debt can be scary, but there are steps you can take to try and reduce those bills!
Posted on: July 12, 2019
If you end up having to take out new debt to cover costs incurred by all the payments you have to make on your old debt ... you just might be in a debt spiral!
Posted on: July 10, 2019
Some phantom debts are just old, uncollected debts that you forgot about. But other phantom debts are just straight-up lies told by scammers!
Posted on: July 02, 2019
If a creditor takes you to court over an unpaid debt, you could end up having funds removed directly from your paycheck.
Posted on: May 22, 2019
If you're applying for a mortgage loan, an auto loan, or even just a regular personal loan, lenders will be looking at your DTI to see whether or not you can afford it.
Posted on: May 03, 2019
First things first: don't panic! Next, consider using the debt snowball or the debt avalanche methods to dig yourself out of debt.
Posted on: April 02, 2019
In order to stop running on a hamster wheel of debt, you'll need to split your focus between two major financial priorities: Paying down debt and building up your savings.
Posted on: March 07, 2019
Building up savings and paying down high-interest consumer debt are both critical financial cornerstones, but which one you should you put first?
Posted on: February 28, 2019