Five Tips to Get Out of Debt in the New Year

If you made a New Year’s Resolution to get out of debt, today’s a big day. By mid-January, most resolutions have fizzled. But -- YOU can say, NOT TODAY. If you feel yourself slipping, take a minute for a pep talk, remind yourself that you can do this, and check out our post on goals that stick. Retool that resolution,...

Your Student Debt: What Now?

COVID-era relief extensions are in the news and getting prepared with the best options to handle your student loan debt will help reduce stress. As of this writing, the federal administration has extended the pause of federal student loan repayment, interest and collections to May 1, 2022. Borrowers have been allotted...

Understanding the Difference Between Debt Settlement and Debt Management

If you’re trying to manage credit card payments and other debt in a challenging time, it’s helpful to get some background information to consider the best approach that works for you.

To help you weigh your options, shared here is an overview to highlight the difference between two approaches: debt settlement and debt management.

What to Know About Changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Many Borrowers with Student Debt Many borrowers with student debt were relieved to learn about changes to the public service loan forgiveness program, announced in October 2021. Because of past confusion and complexity about eligibility, recently the Department of Education announced an overhaul of the Public Service...

Why Now is a Good Time to Get a Financial Health Checkup

As things start to open back up and eagerly awaited vacation days are getting underway, the summer is a great time to get a financial health checkup to make sure your finances are on track. It's a habit worth keeping. With regular checkups, you can fix small problems before they become big issues. This summer, in...

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