Why credit scores are up — for now

Oct 20, 2020
Many people have been using their stimulus checks and extra unemployment benefits to keep up with bills and pay down debt.
With government aid and other pandemic relief, people have generally been able to pay down debt and keep up with bills. But the lack of additional assistance could mean a wave of missed payments is about to hit.
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Are zero interest credit cards easier or harder to get in this pandemic?

Aug 20, 2020
Some credit experts say that if Congress does not pass a new relief bill soon, credit card offers could dry up more.
Another month, another monthly credit card bill.
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Puerto Rico’s hurricane damage derails debt repayment plan

Dec 12, 2017
Economists say the island is economically crippled for the foreseeable future.

Puerto Rico is caught between a rock and a hard place

Nov 30, 2015
Puerto Rico has a debt deadline Dec. 1st that it might not be able to meet.

In debt crisis, Puerto Rico's economy is pressured

Jul 31, 2015
The commonwealth struggles with repayment and lacks industry besides tourism.

The snowball way toward eliminating debt

Jun 14, 2012
I have been paying down my debt using the snowball method. I'm making great headway and have cut my debt load in half in 3 years. I'm at a point where I need to choose between a home-equity loan with…