credit card debt

Coronavirus Survey Reveals Americans in Debt, Not Saving or Investing Ahead of Outbreak

Coronavirus Survey Reveals Americans in Debt, Not Saving or Investing Ahead of Outbreak

A survey released this week from LendEDU reveals that Americans were already on shaky financial ground even before the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
How to Get a Credit Card When You’re Already in Debt

How to Get a Credit Card When You’re Already in Debt

So you have credit card debt. Not only that: You could really use the financial wiggle room that another credit card could provide. What’s a cash-strapped individual to do?
How to Consolidate Your Credit Card Debt

How to Consolidate Your Credit Card Debt

If you’ve racked up a lot of credit card debt on several different cards, you know it can be hassle to keep track of them all. Not only does each card have a different due date—they probably all have

Millions of Americans Are About to See Their Credit Scores Plummet. Will You Be Among Them?

FICO is changing how it calculates your credit score. Here's how to get ready.
Can You Qualify for Credit After a Bankruptcy or Consumer Proposal?

Can You Qualify for Credit After a Bankruptcy or Consumer Proposal?

Many people think that once they file for bankruptcy or a consumer proposal they will never be able to get…
Survey: 99 Million Americans Want to Save, Get Out of Debt in 2020

Survey: 99 Million Americans Want to Save, Get Out of Debt in 2020

As Americans usher in 2020, millions say they are making a New Year’s resolution to improve their finances.
8 Simple Steps to Improving Your Credit Score

8 Simple Steps to Improving Your Credit Score

If you have made credit mistakes or have encountered financial hardships in the past and your credit score suffered as…
No, Snoop Dogg Can't Get Your Credit Card Debt Canceled

No, Snoop Dogg Can't Get Your Credit Card Debt Canceled

While taking a peaceful scroll through your Facebook feed, you may have seen videos of Snoop Dogg advertising a debt relief program from something called the Debt Council.
Carrying a Balance Won't Boost Your Credit Score

Carrying a Balance Won't Boost Your Credit Score

Imagine this scenario: You don’t have any credit card debt, either because you paid it off or because you avoided it altogether. Your credit history is sparkling and your score is high. But you don’t
It's Time to Prepare Your Finances for the Holidays

It's Time to Prepare Your Finances for the Holidays

I hate to break through your pumpkin spice daydreams, but surprise! The holidays are right around the corner. If you plan to participate in any level of holiday cheer in the next couple of months,
Why Chase Wiped Out Debt for Canadian Cardholders

Why Chase Wiped Out Debt for Canadian Cardholders

Ever wish your credit card debt would simply vanish? Haven’t we all, my friends. But if you’re a Chase customer, it may have actually happened. There’s just one catch: You have to be one of its former
Chase cancels its Canadian customers’ credit-card debt

Chase cancels its Canadian customers’ credit-card debt

"I was sort of over the moon all last night, with a smile on my face," said one Chase customer whose debt was wiped away.
How to Choose a Secured Credit Card

How to Choose a Secured Credit Card

So your credit isn’t exactly great—or it’s totally in the dumpster. Or, perhaps you don’t even have a credit score. How are you supposed to show that you can use credit responsibly if your past
How Did You Pay Off Your Credit Card Debt?

How Did You Pay Off Your Credit Card Debt?

When I was working to pay down my credit card debt, I opted to earn more instead of cutting back drastically on my expenses. Part of that equation was where I lived: super whackadoodle expensive
Should You Transfer Your Credit Card Balance to a Low APR Card?

Should You Transfer Your Credit Card Balance to a Low APR Card?

Zero interest is the holy grail of credit card offers: a reprieve from interest rates that can easily top 20%, a chance to stop time so you can make good on your efforts to crush your credit card
CannaBLISS, Rights?! LOL 5.10.19

CannaBLISS, Rights?! LOL 5.10.19

In episode 389, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Recently Added podcast co-host Nick Turner to discuss the decriminalization of psychedelic mushrooms in Denver, how marijuana can help your
Battling the Banks: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders Join Forces to Cap Interest Rates on Credit Cards

Battling the Banks: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders Join Forces to Cap Interest Rates on Credit Cards

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka the Notorious AOC, and Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders are joining forces to take on America’s credit card problem, introducing legislation in
Paying Off Your Student Loans Early Shouldn't Be a Priority if You're Canadian

Paying Off Your Student Loans Early Shouldn't Be a Priority if You're Canadian

Slay that low-interest debt last or you might regret it.
Paying Off Your Student Loans Early Shouldn't Be a Priority

Paying Off Your Student Loans Early Shouldn't Be a Priority

Slay that low-interest debt last or you might regret it.
Fintech Startup Tally Debuts What It Claims Is the World’s ‘Only Free Automated Savings Service’

Fintech Startup Tally Debuts What It Claims Is the World’s ‘Only Free Automated Savings Service’

CEO Jason Brown says the company will lose money on each customer, but "not so much that we're ever going to need to charge for it."