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How Much House Can I Afford?
How Much House Can I Afford? Debt April 18th, 2022
How much house can you afford to buy? Whether you're renting or planning to upgrade from a current home, it's…
Should I Finance a Car at 1.5% or Pay Cash?
Should I Finance a Car at 1.5% or Pay Cash? Budgeting & Saving February 23rd, 2022
Should you pay for a vehicle in cash or take advantage of low-interest financing to invest your money and out-earn…
Can a Company Send a Bill to Collections Even if I Successfully Disputed the Charge?
Can a Company Send a Bill to Collections Even if I Successfully Disputed the Charge? Debt February 15th, 2022
Being able to dispute a charge is a key component of using a credit card. It's comforting to know that…
It is possible to eliminate credit card debt in a year.
6 Steps To Eliminate Credit Card Debt in 3 Years or Less Debt January 25th, 2022
Credit card debt doesn't have to be a long-term drain on your personal finances in 2022. With a solid plan…
Get out of debt
Avalanche vs. Snowball: Which Debt Payoff Method Is Best? Debt December 21st, 2021
If you're in debt, there's a good chance you're looking for the quickest way to get out of it. There's…
Ask Clark money column
Can My Husband’s Big Credit Card Debt Affect Our Joint Assets? Debt September 1st, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, by money expert Clark Howard. My Spouse Owes…
Beverly Harzog
How One Woman Paid Off $20,000 of Credit Card Debt in 2 Years Debt February 3rd, 2021
Beverly Harzog is a former shopaholic who maxed out seven credit cards and racked up more than $20,000 worth of…
6 Steps to Pay Off Debt With a Credit Card Balance Transfer
6 Steps to Pay Off Debt With a Credit Card Balance Transfer Debt December 17th, 2020
If you're carrying a balance on credit cards that have high interest rates, you might be able to pay off…
Medical Debt
How to Deal With Medical Debt Debt December 17th, 2020
If you’re having a hard time paying off medical debt, you’re not alone. It was a problem for millions of…
How to get out of debt
How to Get Out of Debt in 7 Steps Debt December 5th, 2020
If you’ve gotten yourself into a financial hole for whatever reason and are looking to get out of debt, it’s…
Adding up credit card debt
The 3 Best Ways to Consolidate Credit Card Debt – And 2 Ways to Avoid It Debt December 5th, 2020
Are you carrying debt on more than one credit card? Consolidating that debt into one monthly payment could save you…
What to Do When You’re Being Harassed About an Old “Zombie Debt”
What to Do When You’re Being Harassed About an Old “Zombie Debt” Debt October 15th, 2020
Debt from your past that you never paid off can come back to haunt you in the form of "zombie"…
Empty pockets lead to bankruptcy
Should You File for Bankruptcy? Debt June 2nd, 2020
If you’ve found yourself unable to pay your bills because of the coronavirus pandemic, you might be wondering whether the…
Car rolling over road made of dollar bills
What Do I Do if I Can’t Afford My Car Payment? Debt March 24th, 2020
With the coronavirus severely impacting the economy, more and more Americans are facing furloughs or layoffs at work. That means…