The government has launched a program that actually reduces mortgage principal.
A talker always has excuses for not getting things done: He doesn't have time, he doesn't have the skills, the odds are stacked against him.
In a victory for consumers, this October it's going to be a lot tougher to be in the debt-settlement business.
Agency suggests states enact reforms to give consumers more protection in court proceedings brought by debt buyers.
Debtors' prisons may have been outlawed in the 1800s, but residents of some states are being arrested over unpaid bills.
The states with the highest bartender wages are Hawaii and Washington, followed by Vermont, Massachusetts and Utah.
Some people report improved health from money-saving tactics, but financial stress can make it harder to embrace healthy habits.
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