Managing your finances can be complex.
Here are some helpful resources.
Medical billing errors are common, and pricing is all over the place. You may feel you have no other option but there is! You can negotiate — seriously! Here’s simple ways to make sure you're not overpaying. We may think we’re used to sticker shock upon learning what...read more
Who knew the path to happiness was in our wallets this whole time? Apologies to whomever said otherwise, but you can buy happiness. At least you can spend on happiness. It’s one of the go-to mantras of our age: spend more on experiences, and less on...read more
Finding someone to turn to when you’re overwhelmed by debt can be challenging. At one of your most vulnerable moments, you need a debt management partner and plan you can trust to have the expertise needed to make a real and lasting change for your financial future. A...read more
That big “Total Balance” line on your credit card statement may not be the only price you pay when drowning in debt. In a recent Harris Poll, nearly 60% of Americans with debt said it has negatively affecting their lives. Consumer debt is about so much more than just...read more
You’ve been making your monthly credit card payments, but you just can’t ever seem to get ahead. Sound familiar? For consumers, it’s easy to think of a minimum payment as monthly payment. Most credit card issuers only bill you a minimum payment. But...read more
An accountant will tell you paying off credit card debt will do wonders for your financial health. Let’s face it, it can do wonders for your actual health too. And for many people, completing a debt-relief program is the jumping off point to finally, at long last,...read more
“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in...read more
Stores get us to buy without even thinking, and we all fall for it. Learn how they do it and take back control over impulse spending. Check your shopping list. We bet it doesn’t include “pick up an impulse purchase.” Now, say you’re at the mall to pick up some new...read more
It’s true that DEBT is a four-letter word, but that doesn’t mean it’s a bad word every time it’s used. With the exception of a small portion of the population, most of us won’t have enough cash to pay for some of life’s most expensive, and most important,...read more
It’s a given that struggling to pay off credit card debt can seriously stress you out, although you don’t need an expert to tell you that. Worrying over your financial well-being sours your mood, your relationships, and your outlook. Let’s face it, pretty much nothing...read more
There are all kinds of upsides to getting yourself out from under credit card debt: less anxiety, reduced stress, creative ways you can better spend your money. However, there’s no getting around the fact that during the debt relief process your credit score will...read more
Make sure your credit card works for you, not the other way around. But what kind of card? What about the annual percentage rate (APR)? Any annual fees? What about the member perks? Do you even care about perks? We can’t make navigating credit card offers fun, but we...read more