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Your guide to paying off credit card debt Money & Credit April 13, 2017
There are several steps you should take to get out of credit card debt. Paying off credit card debt that's…
How to spring clean your credit
How to spring clean your credit Money & Credit March 24, 2017
I totally love spring. There’s just something in the air that makes you feel like it’s time to clean the…
4 smart strategies to pay off credit card debt
4 smart strategies to pay off credit card debt Money & Credit February 17, 2017
Being in credit card debt is a terrible feeling. I know because I’ve been there. But know what will make…
Dealing with debt: How a woman paid off nearly $70,000 in 20 months
Dealing with debt: How a woman paid off nearly $70,000 in 20 months Money & Credit February 1, 2017
Paying off debt can seem impossible, especially if you owe tens of thousands of dollars and feel like you're barely scraping by each…
Statute of limitations
Statute of limitations Money & Credit January 31, 2017
Every state has a Statute of Limitations (SOL), the period of time in which someone can legally be sued for…
7 lessons from a woman who lives on $60 a week
7 lessons from a woman who lives on $60 a week Money & Credit January 28, 2017
If you want to get out of debt, and stay out of debt, you have to reevaluate your routine -- the…
How one man paid off $30K in credit cards while earning below $30K/year
How one man paid off $30K in credit cards while earning below $30K/year Money & Credit January 26, 2017
For years, we've said on Clark.com that once your consumer debt equals or exceeds your annual income, it's very difficult…
How one couple paid off $40K of debt in 24 months
How one couple paid off $40K of debt in 24 months Money & Credit January 26, 2017
Joyce Fondren first accepted that she was in serious financial trouble deep in the heart of the Great Recession. In…
How to protect yourself against abusive debt collectors
How to protect yourself against abusive debt collectors Money & Credit January 23, 2017
As if being in debt isn't bad enough -- then add aggressive debt collectors to the equation, and that can…
The average family wastes $1,300 on this every year
The average family wastes $1,300 on this every year Money & Credit January 15, 2017
Credit card interest is one of the sneakiest expenses a consumer can face. It's lumped in with a standard bank…
How to pay off your holiday debt in 30 days
How to pay off your holiday debt in 30 days Money & Credit January 4, 2017
Now that the holiday lights are fading and the joy of gift-giving has dimmed, there’s a good chance you’re facing…
What the Fed rate hike means for your money in 2017
What the Fed rate hike means for your money in 2017 Money & Credit December 28, 2016
Interest rates are going up, and the time to prepare yourself and your money is now. Read more: How to save…
New report: Your Visa credit card can be hacked in just 6 seconds
New report: Your Visa credit card can be hacked in just 6 seconds Money & Credit December 12, 2016
Hackers may be able to figure out your entire credit or debit card number, expiration date and security code --…
5 steps to achieving the money mindset to get out of debt
5 steps to achieving the money mindset to get out of debt Money & Credit November 29, 2016
When we started dating 13 years ago, we quickly became consumed by ourselves, as new couples often do. The only…
7 things credit card issuers don’t want you to know
7 things credit card issuers don’t want you to know Money & Credit November 18, 2016
I’m not one of those people who thinks that credit card companies are inherently evil. Credit card companies are businesses…
6 mistakes to avoid with a rewards credit card
6 mistakes to avoid with a rewards credit card Money & Credit November 17, 2016
Rewards credit cards can be amazing financial tools, as few products exist that actually pay you to use them. It’s easy…
Debt denial: 5 warning signs and how to start digging out
Debt denial: 5 warning signs and how to start digging out Money & Credit November 14, 2016
Do you know how much you owe? If not, you’re not alone. According to a New York Fed report, Americans tend…
3 credit cards with no balance transfer fees and low interest rates
3 credit cards with no balance transfer fees and low interest rates Money & Credit October 26, 2016
Is credit card debt becoming overwhelming in your life? A credit card with the right balance transfer offer can help…
Before you pay a debt collector, you need to take this step!
Before you pay a debt collector, you need to take this step! Money & Credit October 25, 2016
Before you pay a dollar to a debt collector or even acknowledge that a debt is yours, call in the…
This app helps you pay off student loan debt!
This app helps you pay off student loan debt! Money & Credit October 24, 2016
Figuring out how to pay of debt can be a little overwhelming. The Qoins app aims to make it a…
Best ways to improve your credit score
Best ways to improve your credit score Money & Credit October 8, 2016
Your credit score is a number that represents how well you’ve managed all of your financial obligations (your bills, accounts…
Best ways to improve your credit score
Best ways to improve your credit score Money & Credit September 30, 2016
Let’s do a quick overview of credit scores, and then we’ll get into what you can do to improve it!…
The #1 question people forget to ask when they apply for a credit card
The #1 question people forget to ask when they apply for a credit card Money & Credit September 28, 2016
Even someone new to credit may have a general sense of what they should look for when pull up that…
Want a great credit score? Here’s a trick you might want to try
Want a great credit score? Here’s a trick you might want to try Money & Credit September 27, 2016
Building good credit can be annoyingly tedious in that it can take years to get right — and it only…
Credit card protection policies: Are they worth the money?
Credit card protection policies: Are they worth the money? Insurance September 22, 2016
Your bank is perfectly happy to take care of your credit card payments in the event you can't meet your…
The easy way to pay off your credit card debt in a quarter of the time
The easy way to pay off your credit card debt in a quarter of the time Money & Credit September 20, 2016
On a recent radio show, Clark discussed the Eisenson method for paying off debt where someone in credit card debt…
How a couple paid off $100,000 in less than 2 years
How a couple paid off $100,000 in less than 2 years Money & Credit September 17, 2016
When 31-year-old Priscilla Jones completed her MFA in film in 2011, she was left with a total of $96,000 of…
What is it about the Chase Sapphire Reserve card that has millennials lining up to pay a $450 annual fee?
What is it about the Chase Sapphire Reserve card that has millennials lining up to pay a $450 annual fee? Money & Credit September 15, 2016
For a generation that, by most accounts, is not at all interested in racking up credit card debt, millennials across…
The #1 thing you can do to curb overspending NOW
The #1 thing you can do to curb overspending NOW Money & Credit September 12, 2016
Have you ever wondered why you just can’t make ends meet each month or maybe why your income and spending…
How the $20 rule can help break your credit card addiction
How the $20 rule can help break your credit card addiction Money & Credit September 11, 2016
If you’re trying to break your credit card addiction, try this simple rule of thumb: Anytime your purchase is less…
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