Financial Cents: Posts About Debt
Strategies include becoming an authorized user on someone else's account, getting a cosigner, paying down your outstanding debts and more!
Posted on: August 13, 2018
There's no one right answer, but you'll probably want to order your debts by interest rate or by total balance—whichever works best for you.
Posted on: July 25, 2018
Scammers love to pose as debt collectors and make threatening phone calls demanding payment for debts that never even existed. Don't let them fool you!
Posted on: July 20, 2018
Debtors can garnish your paycheck or your bank account in order to collect on an unpaid debt, but can they garnish government benefits?
Posted on: July 12, 2018
If you want to consolidate your debt but you have a lousy credit score, you're going to run into the same problems as you would trying to apply for any other loan.
Posted on: June 27, 2018
Even if you can get your debt forgiven, it might come with a huge tax bill and further damage to your credit score.
Posted on: June 13, 2018
Whether you take out a debt consolidation loan or opt for a debt management plan, making your payments on time will be key.
Posted on: May 29, 2018
Do your research, don't pay anyone up front, and take lots of notes.
Posted on: May 17, 2018
Sharks are stealthy, dangerous and so much fun to observe (from the safety of your couch). But what about the other dangerous predators that share their name? Learn the facts about loan sharks and avoid an ocean of debt!
Posted on: May 03, 2018
Once you shuffle off this mortal coil, your debts will get paid back out of what you leave behind. But don't worry, debt cannot be inherited.
Posted on: April 06, 2018