If you're facing a massive amount of credit card debt and you're having difficulty paying even the minimum due, you do have options.
You can turn the tables on the most annoying and intimidating collection agencies by taking some proactive steps.
Do you feel entitled to have the latest gadget? Is your self-worth based on the stuff you own?
You have easy access to extra cash that you might not even know about.
Confusion abounds about how paying off an installment loan -- and paying it off early -- impacts your credit rating.
A new study shows that young people have much more credit card debt than their parents did at the same age.
The advice for losing weight and shedding debt is remarkably similar. Here's how to put your spending on a diet.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint database highlights the worst problems people have with collectors.
Even when they have a plan for their refund check from Uncle Sam, Americans often don't realize how they actually spend the windfall.
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