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Five Ways You Can Assess, Manage and Pay Off Debt
Average personal debt is lower now than it was in 2019, but many Americans still struggle with debt. Here are some ways to both pay it down and grow your wealth.
Are You Overlooking Your Financial Institution’s Resources?
Reaching your financial goals could be easier if you maximized the educational offerings as well as credit and debt counseling available through financial institutions.
By Kevin Brauer, MBA, CPA, CMA Published
Credit Card Debt Reaches New Highs
Americans' credit card debt is over $1 trillion, the New York Fed reported.
By Alexandra Svokos Published
A Guide to Debt: Good vs. Bad and Tips to Better Manage It
Debt might help or hurt your long-term finances, so be mindful of its use.
By Chad Rixse Published
Three Tips for Personal Debt Management
It takes both short- and long-term planning to stay on top of your finances. Adopt good debt management habits now, and you’ll be much happier in the long run.
By Vincent Birardi, CFP®, AIF®, MBA Published
4 Money Mistakes to Let Your Kids Make (for Their Own Good!)
When it comes to finances, don’t be a helicopter parent. Sometimes the best way to learn about money is to make a mistake.
By Eric Roberge, Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Investment Adviser Last updated
Is Student Loan Debt Hurting Your Retirement Plans?
Paying for College Millions of borrowers 50 and older are struggling to repay loans for themselves and their children, some delaying retirement. There’s a trick, though, to help with repayment.
By Elaine Silvestrini PublishedPaying for College
Are Debt Collectors Overcharging You? How to Protect Yourself
debt management "Convenience fees” on debt repayments are likely illegal.
By Elaine Silvestrini Publisheddebt management
40 Ways to Earn Extra Cash in 2022
business We flag a wide variety of cool side hustles to earn bonus bucks for expenses both expected and unexpected as we begin to emerge from the pandemic.
By Bob Niedt Publishedbusiness
Am I Responsible for Paying Off My Deceased Husband’s Debt?
debt management You may be off the hook as some debts — including even certain types of credit card charges — are forgiven at death. However, others linger much longer.
By Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFA®, CES™ Publisheddebt management