Category: Debt Reduction

Reduce Debt by Increasing Income 1

Reduce Debt by Increasing Income

When you are trying to eliminate debt from your life, there are two components that have a direct influence on the time it will take to eliminate the debt: Reduce Monthly Expenses. One component...

Wealth of Personal Finance Tips 1

Wealth of Personal Finance Tips

Over at YourCreditAdvisor.com, there is a great article on 102 Personal Finance Tips Your Professor Never Taught You.  Be sure to give it a good read as there are some outstanding tips, including a...

Halloween Carnival 0

Halloween Carnival

Technically, the current edition of the Carnival of Debt Reduction was posted yesterday but I am posting about it now so it is the Halloween Carnival. Check out the latest edition, hosted at My...

9 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score 0

9 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Over at MoreMerchant, there is a nice article that details 9 easy ways that you can improve your credit score. 2. Pay your bills on time. In my opinion, paying your bills on time...

The Carnival of Debt Reduction #57 4

The Carnival of Debt Reduction #57

Welcome to the 57th Carnival of Debt Reduction, where we have some great article submissions this week on advice for getting out of debt and personal stories of debt reduction. I would like to...

Current Carnivals 0

Current Carnivals

As a new week begins, I am participating in a couple of blog carnivals.  Please take a moment to check out the current carnivals as there are some really great posts included this week:...

Would You Like an Extra $200 Per Month? 2

Would You Like an Extra $200 Per Month?

Did you receive an income tax refund last year? According to the Principal Financial Well-Being Index, 84% of the workers surveyed were expecting a refund on their 2005 state or federal taxes. With the...

Being a Fool to Get Out of Debt 0

Being a Fool to Get Out of Debt

When I graduated from college, I found myself with substantial student loan payments and credit card debt from my days in school. While I knew that something had to be done to get rid...

The Perils of an Overspending Spouse 3

The Perils of an Overspending Spouse

For married couples, one of the vital ingredients to a successful debt reduction strategy is that both people maintain an open line of communication and share common goals. Unfortunately, it is far too common...

Should I Close My Credit Card After Paying the Balance? 3

Should I Close My Credit Card After Paying the Balance?

While working to eliminate you debt, you are likely to see numerous people that will recommend the practice of closing a credit card account once you have paid the balance in full. However, that...