In Over Your Head With Debt?

Don't Allow Debt to Run Your Life, Take Control
toasting to the New Year

As the year comes to a close and you start planning for 2020, make your financial goals a priority. When planning, be sure to take time to review your spending in 2019 to better understand what you should focus on in the new year.

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Over a decade ago, talk show host Oprah Winfrey presented her viewers and fans with an 8-step program for debt management. It was designed to get people thinking about their debt, taking control of it, and eventually eliminating their debt altogether.

buying a home with debt

Ready to buy a house? Congratulations! That is a big, exciting step, especially if it's your first home. However, before you can choose the perfect property and start packing your bags, you need to secure a mortgage loan, and there is a lot you need to know about that process.

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Nobody likes paying off debt, and student loans can last a very long time. If you are dedicated to paying off your debt, however, there are strategies you can use to pay off your debt quicker and reduce the amount you owe.

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While the holidays represent a time of joy, family, and togetherness, for many, they can also bring about stress – particularly when it comes to shopping and personal finances.

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Millennials are dealing with significant student debt – the average class of 2016 graduate has over $37,000 in student loans. Paying off student debt has put home buying on the back-burner for many recent grads, and in some cases has hindered their ability to be approved for a mortgage.

holiday shopping bags

 If you’re like the majority of Americans, you probably haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet – maybe you haven’t even startedIf that’s the case, we’ve got a few last-minute holiday shopping ‘don’ts’ to keep in

Ah, the calm after the storm of the holidays. Gifts have been given, parties attended, and your stomach filled to the brim with delicious treats and sweets. It’s all great and wonderful...

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If debt is a constant and worrying presence in your life, what measures are you taking to change your current financial situation? If nothing is your answer, you might want to consider these five easy steps to start alleviating the stress that debt can create in your life. 

It's that time of year again, and families around the country are feeling the familiar pinch in their pockets from the financial stress of the holiday season.