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Credit card debt is rearing its ugly head once again. “A new survey by the credit card comparison website CardHub shows the average household’s credit card balance is now $7,177,” WCTV reports. “That’s the highest point in six years.” Thanks to the economy slowly turning around, shoppers all across the U.S. are getting more comfortable charging things again. Unfortunately, many consumers aren’t exactly being cautious — and exorbitant credit card debt is, once again, a huge problem.
Thankfully, there are several ways to get a grip on these debts and pay them off for good.
Slowly But Surely Pay Down Debts
There are several ways to slowly pay off debts. First, do whatever you can to avoid making the problem bigger. That is, stop using credit cards — or only u (more…)
Structured settlements, most commonly seen in disability and life insurance payments and commonly referred to as annuity settlements, are intended to give individuals a steady stream of income over several years or decades.
Yet in recent years, there has been an influx of companies that will offer to buy the rights to your structured settlement payments in exchange for a lump sum. To many people, the idea of getting a lump sum — all the settlement money at once — seems like a much more attractive financial option than structured settlement payments.
However, getting cash for your structured settlement might not be the best choice for your unique financial situation — and once you sell your structured settlem (more…)
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Checking accounts are rarely used for checks any more, but they still remain an important part of the bill paying and every day spending habits of many people. From the card swipes that we use to make daily payments at the grocery store, gas station, and favorite restaurants to the online payments that allow us […]
The tradition of watching It’s a Wonderful Life did not seem quite so wonderful tonight. Although your husband has always enjoyed watching good old George Bailey muddle his way through a financial mess, this did not seem like ht year to watch someone consider suicide. In a year when your husband has confided that he […]
Every debtor wants to work with a good collection agency. Therefore, it is important to know how to spot qualities that are exhibited by only high-end collection agencies. In 2017, there were 8,513 debt collection agencies in the U.S. This shows that many debtors are relying on these agencies to collect their debts. This is […]