Learn how to effectively wield the two-edged sword called debt.

Too Broke for Bankruptcy

Without Fanfare, Equifax Makes Bankruptcy Change That Affects Hundreds of Thousands For years, an Equifax policy has treated some Chapter 13 filers differently than the other two major credit rating agencies. After ProPublica asked about it, the company said it would change the policy. By Paul Kiel, ProPublica For what appears to be decades, the credit …

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Top 10 Debt Relief, Settlement and Consolidation Companies for 2016

When you go through dire financial straits, and you’ve fallen behind on your monthly loan payments, you feel like there’s nowhere to turn. One probable option to streamline your soaring bills and get organized is debt consolidation. It allows you to roll over several debts into a single loan with a lower rate and an …

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The Impacts of Debt

Debt: noun\’det\ An amount of money that you owe to a person, a bank, a company, etc. The state of owing money to someone or something. The fact that you have been influenced or helped by someone or something. When we hear that word – debt – most of us think of the first definition and cringe. …

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In Debt We Trust

Documentary: In Debt We Trust (2009).  While a large number of Americans carry a certain amount of personal debt,  very few are really aware of just how common and widespread the debt crisis has become. This documentary takes an in-depth look at the relationship Americans have with their credit cards and discusses how shopping, and rabid consumerism, has …

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