Make your New Year's goal be to get out of debt
Debt Management Plan Blog
A credit counselor shares her story of taking the leap and asking for financial help.
What is a Debt Management Plan and how can it help you gain control of your bills?
We see the commercials telling us to check our credit reports, but many people do not. Here are three examples of why we should take the time to get our reports.
We've all had the pitch, "do what I do and you'll make thousands of dollars a month." Are any of these schemes real and how can we tell?
Recent news that a payment processing company agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint is a reminder to all of us to be careful when considering companies or organizations that say they will help you reduce your debt. There are legitimate organizations that will help you, but it can be difficult to tell the difference between a legitimate service and a scam without gathering some information up front.
For many people overwhelmed with debt, their repeating thought is, â€œif I could get a loan to consolidate these bills, it would make the payments manageable and I would be able to get out of debt.â€ While consolidating debt is an appealing way to bring payments under control and manage debt, there is another way to accomplish the same thing with great results and someone to help you every step of the way.