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The 4 Worst Kinds of Debt to Have in 2019

Debt can be a necessary evil when it comes to building credit, but in 2019, these are the worst kinds of debt to carry.

8 Ways to Save Money When You Can't Really Afford To

Saving money seems impossible when you're living paycheck to paycheck, but there's still a way to make it work.

How a Credit Card Can Actually Help You Get Out of Debt

Is paying off debt with a credit card ever a good idea? In some cases, yes.

Why You Should Use a Personal Loan to Pay Down Debt

This might seem like surprising financial advice, but you should consider paying off debt with a personal loan.

5 Ways Credit Card Rewards Can Cost You Money

Credit card rewards are great when you're rolling in cash back and other major discounts, but beware of the times when they can actually cost you.

Here Are the Right Ways (And the Wrong Ways) to Use a Personal Loan

Before you apply for a personal loan, make sure you plan to use it the right way.

How to Pay Off These 4 Types of Debt

Before you start making significant payments towards your debt, make sure you're doing it the right way, and in the right order.

The Pros and Cons of Paying Off Your Debt Early

You dream of being debt-free, but is it all it's cracked up to be?

16 Small Steps You Can Take Now to Improve Your Finances

Believe it or not, you can improve your finances in a big way by making several small money moves.

How to Sell Your Home When You're Underwater on Your Mortgage

There are ways to sell your home even when you're underwater on your mortgage.

Debt Collectors Are Calling My Family — Now What?

Managing debt isn't easy. And it gets even more difficult when debt collectors start hounding your family members. Know your rights.

How to Boost Your Credit Score in Just 30 Days

If a single move could boost your credit score in a matter of weeks, you'd do it right? Here's how disputing incorrect data on your credit report can make a huge difference.

8 Things You Need to Know About Debt Management Plans

Debt management plans can help you work your way out of debt, but they aren't for everyone.

5 Smart Ways to Reduce Your Credit Card Interest

Instead of looking for a 0% APR credit card, here are a few other ways to reduce those monthly interest charges.

2-Minute Read: What You Need to Know About Credit Reports

Your credit report includes important information used to determine your creditworthiness. Do you understand everything on it?

8 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Credit Counselor

Credit counselors can help solve credit and debt management issues, but be sure to ask plenty of questions before you hire one. Some are more expensive than others.

The 5 Best Debt Tracking Systems

Using any of these debt tracking systems, you'll have a much easier time paying off your debt once and for all.

What Happens to Debt After Divorce?

Divorce doesn't only involve the distribution of assets; it involves the distribution of debts, too. Here's what to expect when you untie the knot.

Re-Age Your Credit Card Debt to Protect Your Credit Score

Re-aging your credit can be good or bad depending on the circumstances. Learn when you want your credit re-aged and how to make it happen.