Category Archives: Debt

Get out of debt on your own if you’ve amassed a huge amount on your cards

Getting out of debt and staying out of debt is not the same thing. While most debtors can get help from the professional companies and get out of debt, staying out of debt is not so easy. You have to be financially disciplined in order to stay out of debt in the near future and […]

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Debt advice: how to protect yourself

Today I bring you a guest article from the writers at http://www.dacscotland.co.uk Many people will tell you that the best way to avoid problems to debt is to avoid getting into debt in the first place. This is good advice, but in today’s world it’s often unrealistic for most of us. Most of us borrow […]

Read the full article »

Debt and Obesity Are Related, Study Finds

Debt leads to depression. Depression leads to over-eating. Over-eating, simply put, usually causes obesity. These factors alone explain the relationship of how being over-indebted can be directly related to an individual being overweight, or worse, obese. In a landmark study conducted by Dr. Eva Mϋnster of the University of Mainz in Mainz, Germany, it was […]

Read the full article »

Friday Financial Foul Ups: How I Wasted Over $10K and 11 Months

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by new blogger and frequent twitterer Jeff from Deliver Away Debt.  Jeff has found himself with a large amount of debt and has taken to delivering pizzas as a means of paying it off.  For those that follow him on twitter, he shares with […]

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Committing Personal Finance Sin – Why I Bought a NEW Car

Wow, a month off, a new site, a new perspective on a lot of things. Man, it feels good to be writing again.  That said, I solved one of my biggest issues that I needed to solve over the summer, getting a new car.  When I say new, this was not a “new to me” […]

Read the full article »

Learn About Your Credit Score – A Quick Guide

An informative episode of the Personal Finance Hour this week has me thinking about credit scores.  There will be my recap of the most recent episode posted on the PFH’s website later on today/tomorrow but I wanted to share some information with the readers of this site that I thought would have value. Credit score […]

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Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck – Tactical Tips

Statistics vary, but regardless of which source you look at, there is over 40% of working adults in the US that are living paycheck to paycheck (these numbers get up as high as 70%).  That is a lot of people that are one emergency or job loss away from being in financial disaster.  Now, if […]

Read the full article »

How I attacked my $10,000 Credit Card Debt

Today’s post is about the strategy I used to get myself out of credit card debt.  Eight months ago I had almost $10,000 of consumer debt.  I knew that January 1st was going to be when I had my personal financial revolution but getting to that date was beginning to become overwhelming. I had a […]

Read the full article »

Category Archives: Debt

Get out of debt on your own if you’ve amassed a huge amount on your cards

Getting out of debt and staying out of debt is not the same thing. While most debtors can get help from the professional companies and get out of debt, staying out of debt is not so easy. You have to be financially disciplined in order to stay out of debt in the near future and […]

Read the full article »

Debt advice: how to protect yourself

Today I bring you a guest article from the writers at http://www.dacscotland.co.uk Many people will tell you that the best way to avoid problems to debt is to avoid getting into debt in the first place. This is good advice, but in today’s world it’s often unrealistic for most of us. Most of us borrow […]

Read the full article »

Debt and Obesity Are Related, Study Finds

Debt leads to depression. Depression leads to over-eating. Over-eating, simply put, usually causes obesity. These factors alone explain the relationship of how being over-indebted can be directly related to an individual being overweight, or worse, obese. In a landmark study conducted by Dr. Eva Mϋnster of the University of Mainz in Mainz, Germany, it was […]

Read the full article »

Friday Financial Foul Ups: How I Wasted Over $10K and 11 Months

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by new blogger and frequent twitterer Jeff from Deliver Away Debt.  Jeff has found himself with a large amount of debt and has taken to delivering pizzas as a means of paying it off.  For those that follow him on twitter, he shares with […]

Read the full article »

Committing Personal Finance Sin – Why I Bought a NEW Car

Wow, a month off, a new site, a new perspective on a lot of things. Man, it feels good to be writing again.  That said, I solved one of my biggest issues that I needed to solve over the summer, getting a new car.  When I say new, this was not a “new to me” […]

Read the full article »

Learn About Your Credit Score – A Quick Guide

An informative episode of the Personal Finance Hour this week has me thinking about credit scores.  There will be my recap of the most recent episode posted on the PFH’s website later on today/tomorrow but I wanted to share some information with the readers of this site that I thought would have value. Credit score […]

Read the full article »

Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck – Tactical Tips

Statistics vary, but regardless of which source you look at, there is over 40% of working adults in the US that are living paycheck to paycheck (these numbers get up as high as 70%).  That is a lot of people that are one emergency or job loss away from being in financial disaster.  Now, if […]

Read the full article »

How I attacked my $10,000 Credit Card Debt

Today’s post is about the strategy I used to get myself out of credit card debt.  Eight months ago I had almost $10,000 of consumer debt.  I knew that January 1st was going to be when I had my personal financial revolution but getting to that date was beginning to become overwhelming. I had a […]

Read the full article »