For many people, getting out of debt can be a lifelong endeavor. More often than not, those who accrued debts throughout their lives end up owing money even after they’re dead and gone. Whether it’s to the government, a bank or the student loan department, paying up, either on time or not, is quite difficult.  [ Read More ]

What were you thinking when you bought that third magic set? Or worse yet, in vested your money into the magic the gathering card game. With consumer debt on the rise, (isn’t it always) do you fit into the two trillion dollars of household debt floating around out there? Perhaps this isn’t the path we  [ Read More ]

Courtesy of our friends at WrightIMC we bring you this well-presented infographic on Debt in America.  The overall message?  We are in trouble and that trouble ain’t getting any easier.  This should be a call to our government to reassess the road on which we’re traveling and make necessary adjustments quickly.  The original article and  [ Read More ]

Every year thousands of young adults take their first real steps to independence and head off to college. Unfortunately a significant number of them will encounter difficulties when it comes to managing their finances–and that’s before they even consider the amount of debt they may accrue from student loans. The prospect of their child getting  [ Read More ]

With the consistent rise in the tuition fees and educational costs in the US, an increasingly large number of college students are resorting to grants in order to get access to funds that need not be repaid. Instead of opting for programs through which you can get out of debt quickly, it is certainly better  [ Read More ]

College is a time when students often rack up loans, work part time, and try to save money. However, the desire to live a little and buy fun things can make saving difficult. Students also start thinking about building credit so they can make important purchases such as a house or vehicle after graduation. The  [ Read More ]