What is a Judgment?

A judgment is an order issued by a court of law. When you borrow money, you are legally required to repay the debt. This includes opening a credit card account, getting a line of credit from your bank and obtaining financing for a big purchase. You can also become indebted to service providers. This can… Read More

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Personal Finances: Prioritizing and Paying off Debt

This page may include affiliate links. Please see the disclosure page for more information. When the calendar says it’s the first of the month, do you get excited about the opportunities that may arrive with the new month, or do you have panic attacks on how you are going to survive another month living in debt?  If…

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Should I Pay the Debt Collector or Original Creditor?

When a debt exists there are two parties involved – the creditor, who is the source of the loan, and the debtor, who is the receiver of the loan. If you are a debtor whose…

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Your Ultimate List of Federal Relief Program Extensions for 2021

There’s no doubt about it: 2020 was a dumpster fire. To help throw some water on the flames, the federal government passed a lot of programs to provide financial assistance for people facing tough times due to the pandemic. The aid is far from comprehensive, but at least it helps plug the leaking holes a […]

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New Rules May Offer You More Protection Against Debt Collectors

Dealing with debt collectors can be a real drag, especially if they’re constantly hounding you to pay up. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) protects consumers against harassment from debt collectors but the industry still generates millions of complaints … Continue reading →

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Freezing Your Credit

In the age of paperless transactions, identify theft is something that virtually all of us are susceptible to. If your identity is stolen, the consequences can be severe, and in some cases, can take years to recover from. One way to be proactive against fraud and defend yourself from identity theft, is to freeze your […]

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Here’s the Best Place to Play Bingo Online for Money

Love playing games on your phone? Want to win money for it? Here’s the best place to play bingo online for money.

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How Late Can You Be on a Car Payment, Mortgage or Other Bill?

It’s always frustrating to come across a bill and realize it was due yesterday—or last week. If you’re late on a payment or if you miss it completely, you could end up paying late fees and taking a hit on your credit score. It can be especially difficult if you want to apply for a… Read More

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What Is Credit Utilization And How It Affects Your Credit Score

Your credit score is one of the most important numbers in your life. It affects whether or not you’re approved for a loan or credit card. Credit scores also determine how much interest you’ll pay…

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Credit Card Payoff Calculator: When Could You Reach Financial Freedom?

Have credit card debt? You’re not the only one. It’s reported that 43 percent of households carry credit card debt month after month. While credit cards can be a great tool to build your credit score, they can easily impact…

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