Financial Cents: Posts About Debt
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
Once the statute of limitations for a debt has passed, it becomes uncollectable. But in the meantime, it can still do lots of financial damage.
Posted on: April 03, 2018
If you can score a good promotional offer, a balance transfer could help supercharge your debt repayment—but it's not risk-free.
Posted on: March 29, 2018
We all want to help out where we can. But do your homework first.
Posted on: March 08, 2018
Like all urban myths, the "seven-year rule" does contain a small kernel of truth. But sorry, folks, it's just not that easy.
Posted on: February 22, 2018
Turns out that a number of famous U.S. Presidents weren't so great at managing their personal finances.
Posted on: February 19, 2018