Reduce debt, reduce stress

May 19, 2011
Question: My husband and I have quite of a bit of debt, and we have just had our first child. In addition to a mortgage, we have old credit card...
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Targeting debts

May 13, 2011
Question: I currently have $18,000 of non subsidized Stafford Student loans and 13,000 of personal student loans. Then I have 20,000 in auto loans...
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Seeking debt relief

Apr 18, 2011
Question: We are trying to decide what our next step is to help us with our debt. We have been in debt for several years and we have always been...
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Lew: No debt limit countdown clocks (please)

Apr 15, 2011
This final note today: A plea from federal budget director Jack Lew, who as you might imagine has a lot on his plate these days... And he's tryin...
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Gaddafi's gold supply, UAW meets, oil prices back up

Mar 22, 2011
Here are some of the headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. Germany is calling for the European Union to impose a fu...
Posted In: airline industry, Banks, cruise, debt, earthquake, European Union, G7, Gaddafi, Germany, gold, Japan, Libya, mid-day update, military, nuclear power, Oil, Portugal, reactor, tablets, Tokyo, tsunami, vaults, Walgreens

Money, family, and friends

Jan 26, 2011
Is it a good idea to lend money to family and friends? The answer is among the more difficult and contentious topics in personal finance....
Posted In: debt, Housing

A financial compromise

Jan 24, 2011
Question: I'm looking to buy a car now but at the same time looking to buying a house in the future. I have the money to buy the car outright, but...
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MIDDAY UPDATE: Chinese TV ads, debt control and Starbucks app

Jan 19, 2011
President Obama welcomes Chinese President Hu Jintao to the U.S. this week for a state visit. President Hu also will meet with key U.S. corporate...
Posted In: ceo, China, debt, equifax, General Electric, Goldman Sachs, Hu Jintao, mid-day update, President Obama, starbucks, TV commercials

This is just wrong

Jan 13, 2011
Personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary highlights that despite the new CARD law credit card companies are still targeting young adults....
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What to do with my debts?

Dec 27, 2010
Question: I got my bachelor's in studio art in 2007. Now I'm 26 and have been out of school and paying off 2 student loans for nearly 3 years. The...
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