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Category: Borrowing and Credit

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Minimum Payment Hardships

It’s scary to find yourself in a situation where you can’t afford your monthly debt payments. Whether that’s due to a sudden life change, like a job loss or illness, or if you’ve simply found yourself unable to keep up, there are steps you can take. Time For Action Though it may feel tempting to […]

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Repaying Student Loans

More than half of all college graduates have used student loans to pay tuition and other costs. So if the lingering bill for your education makes you nervous, know that you’re not alone in facing student debt and there are options that can make repayment easier. If the money you borrowed came through the federal […]

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How to Use Credit

Borrowing money makes it possible to afford things you couldn’t otherwise, but make sure you understand what you’re signing up for to avoid falling into overwhelming debt. Paying it back Let’s be clear from the beginning: when you pay for something with credit, you’re still on the hook for that money. Often, you’ll have to […]

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