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How To Recover From Harsh Credit Penalties

Taking steps to reestablish your purchasing power.<p>The most common side effect you see from financial distress is usually a significant drop in your …

Credit Report

What Is Credit Monitoring?

Get to know the process to see if you need the service.<p>You want a better credit score, but how do you get there and what tools do you need to really …

Credit Scores

Pre-Mortgage Credit Repair

Make sure your credit is ready before you plan to buy.<p>Planning ahead has it’s benefits. And the benefit of advance planning for a mortgage comes in …

Should You Hire a Service to Negotiate Your Cable and Other Bills?

We tried out one of these services. Results? Meh.<p>It’s bad enough to pay through the nose every month for things like cable, phone service and gym …

Televisions

Cyber Attacks are Growing, Protection Isn’t

Businesses would rather build up security around their physical properties rather than their online ones<p>When you look around your home, do you spot …

Identity Theft

Record Spending on Spoiling Moms for Mother's Day

Spending reaches all-time high as Mother’s Day get all the love and attention<p>Whether you’re showing your mom off at a brunch or dinner, or splurging …

Holidays

Free Online Financial Calculators

Financial Calculators<p>Add to Your Success with Free Calculators<p>Plan the most efficient ways to pay off your debt, make sure you can afford the …

These 5 Love Statistics Have Lost Their Lust

This week: Divorce, handcuffs, and old people getting it on.<p>5,800<p>Average number of marriages <i>per day</i> in the United States, according to the <b>U.S. …

Meet The Debt.com Scholarship Winner - Debt.com

Applicants included single moms, cancer survivors, and a Miss America runner-up. So we're doing it again.<p>Nearly 400 high school and college students …

Students

A Sporting Chance At The Debt.com Scholarship - Debt.com

Kyndra Parker will run, step, grapple, shoot, and sing on her way to college.<p>Kyndra Parker’s family is just her and her mother — and the track team, …

Students

Scholarship for Aggressive Scholarship Applicants

Debt.com will give you $500 simply for applying for other scholarships<p>Debt.com’s mission is to encourage Americans to fight their way to financial …

Students

Want To Go To College Without Paying Anything Out of Pocket?

Abby Marion never gives up, so we gave in. She's the ninth Debt.com scholarship winner.<p>This is how Abby Marion applied for the <b>Debt.com Scholarship</b> …

Students

How To Win A Scholarship: Apply 63 Times

Caitlyn Remick knows how to dress up — and save up.<p>Caitlyn Remick has applied for the <b>Debt.com Scholarship For Aggressive Scholarship Applicants</b> <i>six</i> …

Money

How Do We Pay Bills and Save for Retirement?

A reader wants to know how to survive "the sandwich" — without evicting his mother-in-law.<p><b>Question:</b> <i>My wife and I just turned 37. We have only $12,000</i> …

Debt Management

Ask The Expert

A reader is looking for a "hack" to avoid telling his girlfriend the truth.<p><b>Question:</b> <i>I think I might be in deep trouble. My girlfriend and I have been</i> …

Money

The Ugly Truth About IRS Debt Collection in 2017 - Debt.com

The federal government wants a company it fired two years ago — and sued three months ago — to take your money.<p>The IRS says it doesn’t have the …

Internal Revenue Service

Donald Trump Can't Ruin America No Matter What He Does

Donald Trump may be the least popular president ever at this point in his term. But no matter what he screws up, at least we’ll still have bread and …

Venezuela

5 Weird Statistics about People Being Sketchy

This week: Can humanity be saved?<p>67 percent<p>American adults who admit “they’ve taken a short cut by skipping the soap and simply rinsing with water” …

Is Neil Gorsuch Good or Bad for Your Wallet?

He was supposed to the new Big Bad of the Supreme Court, the Sith lord to replace Darth Scalia. Or its anointed savior, someone worth Republicans …

Neil Gorsuch

Does Debt Consolidation Hurt My Credit Score? | Debt.com

When consolidation helps your credit and when it hurts.<p>The short answer: It depends.<p>In some cases, debt consolidation can help your credit score. But …

Debt Management

Can I Buy a Home after Debt Consolidation? - Debt.com

How to ensure consolidating debt won’t delay your dreams.<p>The right debt solution minimizes the damage you do to your financial future. Things like …

Paying Off Credit Card Debt with a Personal Loan | Debt.com

Two options for using a loan to eliminate unsecured credit card debt.<p>When it comes to credit card debt, there are plenty of ways available to …

Debt Management

Can I Go to Jail for Credit Card Debt? - Debt.com

Another reason why it’s better to be alive now instead of in the 1800s.<p>Nobody wants to go to jail, and certainly people who’ve never committed a …

Credit Card Debt

Credit Correction Services

Understand the basics about the credit repair process.<p>Credit correction can be a key process in your financial success. Ensuring your credit report …

Paying Off Deceased Parents’ Credit Card Debt - Debt.com

Claims against the estate may reduce your inheritance.<p>It’s the age-old bad joke of inheritance. Kids expect to get a lot assets, and wind up getting …

Credit Card Debt

Wedding Gift Value Differs Depending on Where You Live

What you buy and how much you spend on gifts varies by region<p>If you’ve got it, flaunt it. And if you’re in the Northeast, you’re probably flaunting a …

Job Problems Are Hurting Savings for Boomers

Americans will lose trillions of dollars in retirement savings in less than five years<p>If you thought you had a lifetime to save for retirement, just …

Retirement

This Week Around The Web

Retirement fears, energy bills, no money, frugality and your mental health.<p><b>Money Talks News</b> — Forget about not having enough money or living beyond …

Money

Can The United States Help Me Get Out Of Debt When I'm Abroad? - Debt.com

A reader has as much debt as income. He's out of the country. Can he still get out of debt?<p><b>Question:</b> <i>I live abroad, but I read your articles every now</i> …

Credit Cards

How to Get Married Without Going Broke

Weddings are expensive, but these three thrifty brides had the day of their dreams while continuing to save for happily ever after.<p>When Kayleigh and …

Money