Americans have been paying down debt but walking away from more.
A blogger has launched the Debt Movement to help participants pay off $10 million of debt in 90 days. Plus, 'scholarships' can be earned to destroy debt.
The numbers don't even include student loans that are in deferment or forbearance because the borrower can't afford to pay.
Financial details have emerged about the woman whose complaint led to the resignation of the CIA head.
Need some extra cash? Here are the lowest-cost ways to find it.
Worried about debt in the event of death or unemployment? There are much better alternatives to the debt-protection products sold by banks and other lenders.
Eliminating a large amount of debt may seem impossible, but it can work if you commit to a fixed total payment each month.
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