If you are like most working stiffs, the way you make money is to trade your time and effort to your employer for a paycheck. And if you can’t keep up with your bills then you need to make more money. Unfortunately, since you can’t get more time than anyone else the next best thing [...]
Archive | November, 2011
If you are saddled with a lot of debt it’s likely that you got there by spending lots of money on lots of stuff you didn’t really need. To get out of debt, consider putting some of that stuff to work for you. For years now, people have been turning to strangers to rent and [...]
Take one day of the year to be thankful for the great people you know, and forget about how much you owe. Tomorrow, those creditors of yours will still be turkeys.
It never ceases to amaze how many great online resources there are to help people get out of debt and save money. It’s a shame that it is almost impossible to wade through them all and pick out the ones that are really worth the time to use. But we’ve found one website that should [...]
With Thanksgiving coming up next week and Christmas just around the corner, grocery stores are going out of their way to make sure that you set your holiday table from their shelves. That means steep discounts on everything from candied yams to figgy pudding. Well maybe not figgy pudding, but they are baiting shoppers with [...]
The holiday shopping season is here, and Christmas is a prime culprit in getting people into debt. Lavish gift-giving with no thought to how those shopping sprees are going to be paid for leads people into having credit card bills that follow them from one December to the next. So to get out of debt, [...]
Student loan reform has been a major policy initiative of the Obama administration and most of the changes made to these programs have been advantageous to borrowers. But a change that goes into effect in July of next year needs closer examination to know if it’s a good thing for student loan borrowers needing to [...]