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Two out of every five households carry credit card debt from month to month, in accordance with the 2018 Consumer Financial Literacy Research from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, or NFCC. Some of those customers are managing a modest quantity of debt fairly well -- always paying above the...
Whether you've maxed out all your credit cards, up to your neck in s​tudent loans​ or have a mountain of medical bills, it is smart to look for the best ways to consolidate your debt. Debt consolidation - or the strategy of rolling many debts into one payment - can...
Westend61/Getty Images After using my credit cards to pay for my extensive medical bills, I was suddenly drowning in debt. Thanks to the high interest rate on my cards, my balance continued to balloon. Desperate for a solution, I thought credit card consolidation would solve my...
Gary Burchell/Getty Images A property lien is an official notice that a property owner owes money to a creditor. The lien gives the creditor the right to sell collateral property (such as a house, mobile home or vehicle) to pay the debt if the owner refuses...