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Free Help for Managing Your Debt

Study shows debt counseling pays off

Be wary of offers for debt counseling for a fee, and consider starting your debt…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Changing the Habits That Got You Into Debt

3 tips that will help you make better choices

Still, our financial circumstances have as much to do with what we believe about ourselves,…

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Part 2: Star Jones Reveals the Financial Mistake That Was Her Greatest Teacher

She learned her lesson early and was able to reverse bad habits

“I had to get real with the fact that I am my own back-up plan,”…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Getting Out of Credit Card Debt Once and For All

Creating a debt payment plan you can stick to

As a part of the overall spending plan, credit card debt payments should not…

By Stacey Tisdale

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What Hurricane Katrina Can Teach Us About Insurance and Credit Card Debt

How bad credit leads to higher insurance premiums

In addition, the Consumer Federation of America finds that just 57% of people surveyed were…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Retiring Your Debt Before You Retire

3 tips that can lighten your debt load

Research shows that workers with debt are worried about retirement. This story offers tips on…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Infographic: Housing Counseling Could Make Your Dream a Reality

Your wish might not be out of reach

If you’re thinking of purchasing a home or modifying an existing mortgage, a housing counselor…

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NFCC Unveils Updated Website with Enhanced Financial Education Tools

Foundation offers refreshed site and engaging resources

The NFCC recently announced a refreshed website with new tools to help increase financial literacy.…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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More Optimistic About Financial Well-Being

Sources of Financial Advice You Can Afford

Don't let fear of the costs of hiring a financial planner stop you from getting the help you need to improve your financial situation.

Many of us know that we need financial advice from qualified professionals, but we often…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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More Help for Those Focused on Fixing Their Finances

The Sharpen Your Financial Focus initiative is a great new resource to help you to gain financial freedom and build wealth for life.

Sharpen Your Financial Focus is a comprehensive effort to help you move toward financial stability.…

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Credit Counseling Myths and Reality

Knowing the truth can help you make the best decisions about your finances

If you’re struggling to keep up with your credit card payments, credit counseling is probably…

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Get Ready For The New Credit Card Rules

Excellent advice from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling

The clock is ticking toward implementation of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act…

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