If you have a ton of debt, it’s daunting, and for some people (idiots), they just ignore everything in hopes it’ll go away on its own. It won’t and it doesn’t. Here’s an actual sensible way to get out of … More
Moving back home may seem like a step backward, but for a lot of people, it ends up making a lot of financial sense: While you’re getting back on your feet, you’re saving money on things like rent and utilities … More
It’s the most romantic day of the year, but don’t lose your head! Guest blogger Allison Engel, director of women’s market strategy at Northwestern Mutual, is here with a checklist of the money must-asks before getting engaged. The two of … More
Remember how we started two undeclared wars in the early 2000s? The troops who signed up to aid in those efforts do, and now they’re being forced to pay back signing bonuses they received when they registered. The Los Angeles … More
Got a student loan that you don’t feel like paying? Too bad. It’s not worth the damage to not just your credit, but your entire life: It’s humiliating, you can potentially get arrested, and you’ll almost never be able to get … More
New Year’s resolutions can be daunting, but they’re not impossible. These financial New Year’s resolutions are pretty painless and easy to keep, because most of them the require you to take action just one
If your Christmas and holiday shopping got a little out of hand, you’re not alone in your post-holiday debt. Here are four tips to help get your finances in order for the New Year relatively painlessly. Don’t go grocery shopping … More
A lot of financial advice is one size fits all, but let’s be honest: That doesn’t mean that those bits of financial advice actually will fit you, and you’ll probably need to get the waist taken in, the hem raised … More
Millennials came of age during a horrible recession that saw a whole lot of Americans in debt, jobless and going for broke. As a result, many millennials are averse to credit cards as a whole. While it may seem great … More
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The now-infamous Belle Knox, known as the “Duke Porn Star,” is paying for her $47,000 a year tuition by, well, having sex on camera. After blaming the university for not giving her financial support, instead of transferring to a cheaper … More
College graduation is awesome. But student loan debt? Not so awesome. Dying to get out of debt and stay out of debt post-graduation? We can’t give you a winning PowerBall ticket, but we can give you wisdom. That’s priceless. (I … More
You already knew that your student loans were ruining your plans to own and operate your own rooftop apiary but new research suggests that your excessive debt may also be the reason why you can’t get someone to put a ring on it. Stopping “Jessica Alba’s Honey*” before it started was one thing, student loans, but messing with my love life? That’s a new low. More
It’s funny how you can do all of the right things–go to college, get a job–and then one day wake up with crushing debt.
At 26, I was working hard and playing hard in Washington, D.C. I thought that I had everything under control–despite living practically paycheck to paycheck, having significant credit card debt and paying the minimum on my student loans.
Luckily, someone special woke me up to the reality of my financial situation. It took a lot of hard work–and some serious creativity–but three years later, I’m almost debt-free. Here’s my story. More