Category: Debt & Credit

Understanding debt and credit is crucial for maintaining good financial health, and seeking help if necessary is important. By following practical tips and advice, and managing debt and building credit through responsible financial practices, individuals can improve their financial standing and achieve their goals.

Creating a Debt List

We have discussed a wish list as an important aspect of financial planning but there is another list just as important. This article focuses on the opposite of the wish list, the debt list. The debt list is just as important as the wish list and therefore just as much attention should be paid to it though … Continue reading Creating a Debt List

What is Debt Consolidation?

Debt consolidation — it’s a buzz-phrase we often hear being bounded about these days. Though, what exactly is debt consolidation and why would you want to consider it? Simply put, debt consolidation is where you take a lot of your small debts and “consolidate” (put them all together) them into one or two large debts. … Continue reading What is Debt Consolidation?

Using Credit Wisely

Society has for decades now promoted the notion of “buy now, pay later.” Madison Avenue has also contributed to this feeling of entitlement by letting consumers know though their clever advertising campaigns that each of us deserves the very best and we deserve it right now, even if we can’t quite afford it. Here, you … Continue reading Using Credit Wisely

4 Steps to Eliminate Debt

Getting Out Of The Red And Into The Black To eliminate debt, you need a strategy and patience. Yes, there’s a lot of hype right now about erasing debt instantly and painlessly. Unfortunately, unless you come into a windfall of some kind, this isn’t likely to happen. With some thorough planning, though, you can eliminate … Continue reading 4 Steps to Eliminate Debt

Help Getting out of Debt

Having trouble with too much debt? If so, you are not alone. To help, there are many “debt consolidation” and “free credit counseling” firms that are interested in your business, and it’s probably best to avoid many of them. These private firms will charge high fees, and not all of them are looking out for your … Continue reading Help Getting out of Debt