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A scam-free way to consolidate your debt

May 30, 2014
TV ads often promise to get you out of debt for free. But are any of them legit?
Posted In: debt, debt conslidation

About half of America has zero net wealth

Apr 21, 2014
To find wealth in the U.S., take a look at the top 0.1 percent.
Posted In: wealth, 1 percent, debt, personal debt, assets

Survival of the fittest millennial

Mar 25, 2014
How are millennials handling student debt and the difficulty of securing employment?
Posted In: Millenials, student loan debt, debt, working, employment, college, college grads

The debt debate is just hibernating

Feb 21, 2014
It's quiet, but not gone
Posted In: debt, debt debacle

The good and bad of rising consumer debt

Feb 19, 2014
Consumer debt is up, particularly among young adults. Is this a good sign?
Posted In: debt, consumer behavior, young adults

How much personal debt is too much?

Feb 7, 2014
Consumer debt is rising over all. Financial advisors say we need to keep our personal debt load at no more than 30 percent of our take-home pay.
Posted In: debt, bad debt

How borrowing money can create wealth: Explainer

Feb 5, 2014
There are a million get-rich schemes out there, but here's one of the oldest: borrowing.
Posted In: borrowing, debt

That one time when U.S. debt was zero

Jan 7, 2014
Economic historian John Steele Gordon describes the only time in American history that a president erased the federal debt.
Posted In: debt, history, national debt, Andrew Jackson

Should I skip my monthly payment?

Nov 27, 2013
This time of year, some lenders send out offers to let you "skip a payment."
Posted In: credit card debt, debt

Trust issues: D.C. dysfunction means uncertainty for companies

Oct 17, 2013
There’s a better than average chance that the government could shut down again in a few months if Congress can’t come to an agreement. That uncertainty is a problem for everyone from contractors to the entire US economy.
Posted In: uncertainty, debt, private contractors, government shutdown 2013

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