One of the frustrating things about money is that our goals are often years away.
Take the money you're lending the government and apply it to debt instead.
Bankruptcy is the most extreme way of dealing with a debt dilemma. But last year it was the choice of more than 1 million people.
Settle your debts for pennies on the dollar. Hype or hope? Let's find out.
Here's how to find the right one.
The silver lining of the downturn is that more people are learning to live within their means, he says.
They may seem daunting, but they aren't. Take a 'money day' to get started.
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