Managing Debt

Knowing how debt works can help you manage it. Get strategies, tips and insights on how to manage debt. Learn more about the common causes of debt, consolidating debt and paying it off.

How to Consolidate Credit Card Debt

Simplify your credit card debt with these options.
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5 Things to Consider Before Refinancing Your Personal Loan

APR should only be one factor.
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Save Money First or Pay Off Debt?

Not all debt is equal. Here’s how you might approach it.
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The Benefits of Living Debt Free

Less stress and more funds to invest are just a couple of them.
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Is Social Media Keeping You in Debt?

How social media impacts our spending choices.
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Money and Marriage: Stories About Being Married with Separate Finances or Combined Finances

Relationships can be tricky, learn how three couples navigated their finances.
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Moving Tips: How to Make Moving Less Stressful and More Budget-Friendly

Moving stress affects your emotions and your wallet. Our writer shows you how to cut costs while keeping your sanity.
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Debt Settlement Pros and Cons

How it works and the risks you should be aware of.
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How to Pay Off Debt

The tried-and-true methods for paying off debt faster.
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How to Make a Debt Payment Plan

Say goodbye to debt faster.
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Why You Should Think Twice Before Borrowing Against Your 401(k)

You may be able to borrow against your 401(k), but doing so comes with many risks.
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Credit Card Debt - the Unexpected Expenses Americans Worry About

See what expenses Americans worry will cause unexpected credit card debt.
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Common Causes of Debt

How it all adds up.
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Rising Income Levels May Lead to Lifestyle Inflation

Learn how to control increased spending when your income rises.
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How to Get Out of Debt

Steps for getting and staying out of debt.
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What is a Debt-to-Income Ratio?

It’s an important number – right up there with your credit score.
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Debt consolidation - pros and cons you need to know

A big picture look at consolidating debt.
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Before you borrow

Know the facts about borrowing money.
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