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How to Handle Debt: Strategies to Save You Money and Improve Your Credit

May 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · Debt Management

In an ideal world, we wouldn’t need to handle debt at all. That, however, is not a practical approach to financial planning for most of us. What you can do, though, is only take on debt that is necessary in light of your goals and circumstances. Then be strategic in how you pay it off. Yes, it will cost you money in interest fees, but it will also help build your credit and fund your dreams.

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How Would Credit Card Users Handle Interest Rate Hike?

September 19th, 2016 · No Comments · Debt Management

The Federal Reserve meets this week to decide whether to raise interest rates. Though we may not see an interest rate hike this time around, it’s helpful preparing ourselves for what to expect when interest rates do go back up. TransUnion research looked at just that, specific to credit card payments. Here’s how credit card users might handle a hike.

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Debt Relief Scheme Reminds: Never Pay Upfront Fees

March 2nd, 2016 · No Comments · Debt Management

First, know this. There is nothing a debt relief company can do for you that you cannot do for yourself. Second, if you decide to use a debt relief company anyway, at the very least make sure it’s one that doesn’t ask for upfront fees. It’s illegal for them to do that and you’ll likely end up in worse shape than when you started, which is allegedly the case for consumers who hired Good EBusiness for help.

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