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How to Manage Student Loans On a Low Income

Juggling student loan payments with other bills can sometimes seem impossible if you're making a low salary. But it can be done.

Paying Your Debts in the Wrong Order Could Be Costing You

All debts are not created equal. There's an order to your path to financial freedom.

7 Tough Questions About Debt, Answered

These aren't the easy, make a plan and pay it off questions about debt. These are the ones that keep you up at night.

What You Need to Know About the Statute of Limitations on Debts

Debt doesn't disappear, but it does expire.

The 5 Best Debt Tracking Systems

Using any of these debt tracking systems, you'll have a much easier time paying off your debt once and for all.

5 Mind Tricks to Help You Conquer Debt

Debt is all about mind over matter. Change your way of thinking, and you'll find financial freedom sooner.

How to Spring-Clean Your Debt

Spring is in the air! Time to make your debt repayment plan bloom.

What Happens to Debt After Divorce?

Divorce doesn't only involve the distribution of assets; it involves the distribution of debts, too. Here's what to expect when you untie the knot.

Re-Age Your Credit Card Debt to Protect Your Credit Score

Re-aging your credit can be good or bad depending on the circumstances. Learn when you want your credit re-aged and how to make it happen.

2-Minute Guide: How to Use Balance Transfers to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

Balance transfers can help you out of debt in a hurry. Here's how to use them to clear that credit card debt.

How to Ease into Credit Card Rewards After Debt Repayment

You've conquered a mountain of debt. Congrats! Before you go right back to using credit cards again, learn how to proceed with caution.

Financial Experts Share Their Biggest Credit Mistakes

Financial experts have made credit mistakes, too. Here's what they've learned from those mistakes.

What to Do If You Can't Pay Your Private Student Loan

Private student loan debt can be difficult to pay or renegotiate. Here's what to do when those loans become a real burden.

5 Ways New Parents Can Manage Debt

Don't let debt distract you from the joy of new parenthood. With some careful planning, you can handle both.

What to Do When a Creditor Sues

When a creditor takes you to court your best defense is preparation.

What to Do If Your Balance Transfer Limit Is Too Low

A 0% balance transfer offer can be a great way to tackle high-interest credit card debt. But what if the offer doesn't cover all your debt?

8 Sacrifices That Will Supercharge Your Debt Payoff

They won't seem like sacrifices when debt is no longer hanging over your head.

7 Warning Signs You're In Debt Denial

Denial can really throw your life off the rails. Denying your debt can be flat-out financially disastrous.

8 Common Causes of Debt — And How to Avoid them

Millions of Americans are saddled with debt. To truly get rid of it, you need to get to the root of the problem.

What You Need to Know About Canceled Debt and Taxes

If you think debt forgiveness can make your financial liability disappear altogether, you're likely wrong.