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How Far Would You Go To Ditch Your Debt?

Debt is one of the biggest causes of stress and misery you can come across. It hangs on you like a bad stink and getting rid of it can feel like an impossible challenge. It usually takes years to clear even the smallest of loans. Some, like credit cards and student loans, charge compound interest.…

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Don’t Despair! What To Do When Your Debt Is Out Of Control

https://www.pexels.com/photo/adult-alone-black-and-white-dark-551588/ If you’re currently drowning in debt, you may feel completely alone. It’s something that many of us tend to suffer with on our own. Not only do we not want to burden our loved ones with the worry, but we’re also ashamed that we managed to get that far into debt. However, it’s going…

Debt Roundup

Debt Roundup

I started this blog because of grad school debt and it’s taught me a lot since then. Those first few lessons were pretty tough though because there’s really nothing good about being in debt other than teaching you that you never want to be in debt again. If you’re still trying to figure out how to…

One Bad Week

One Bad Week

Just the other day I was talking about how amazing it is to be on top of your finances, but the path to that success is definitely a bumpy one at times. I remember a really bad week a few years ago. I was still paying off my student loans, so a lot of my…

Debt and Personal Bankruptcy for Women

Debt and Personal Bankruptcy for Women

When it comes to debt, it seems that men and women typically are on equal footing. It is estimated that almost the same amount of women and men are filing for insolvency. The reasons, however, appear to be quite different. Men’s insolvency issues seem to be directly related to unemployment and business failures. Women, on…