On the morning a debt collector threatened to rape his wife, Andrew Therrien was working from home, in a house with green
Paying credit card bills can feel like fighting a fire. You put out one flame and another pops up. Eventually, you just want to get away from the flames.
A lot of people think the best way is by filing bankruptcy, mainly because they can escape without paying their bills.
Lawmakers, economists and activist all have made headlines debating solutions to the $1.6 trillion student debt crisis burdening the lives of 44 million Americans.
If you are one of the thousands of recent college graduates you could be facing a mountain of student loan debt that you have no idea how to pay off. A decision on how to get rid of your student loans should be made before you graduate but if you are like most college seniors, thinking about paying off student loan debt is the furthest thing from your mind.
Recently, someone asked why their mortgage loan balance wasn’t going down, even though they were making extra payments each month. This sounded very odd, so further inquiry was needed.
Make an honest evaluation of your financial situation. Before you can get out-of-debt, before you can start saving, and before you can become a generous giver, you need to take a hard look at your financial situation.
If you are in debt, you need to be at war. Your mindset on debt needs to change. Debt is not something that you have to have in your life. Debt is a noose that will hang you. This is why you need to declare war on it. You need to start attacking it full force. Blast the debt!