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5 Painful (But Effective) Ways to Cut Debt

You've tried making simple changes to your spending habits, but you're still in debt. Here are five more drastic suggestions. These cuts will hurt, but if you want to get your debt under control, you're going to have to make sacrifices.

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Don’t Let Bad Credit Hurt Your Job Search

Looking for work? Depending on your chosen field, negative marks on your credit report could cost you a job. However, there are steps you can take to overcome the stigma of bad credit and get the job you want.

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Couples’ Guide to Tackling Credit Card Debt

Even in the best of times, disagreements about money are a common source of conflict for many couples. However, when couples get into too much debt, the stress and difficulties that ensue can easily overwhelm and lead to serious relationship problems.

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How to Avoid the 3 Most Common Budget Busters

For many consumers, the battle to make ends meet and stay out of credit card debt is ongoing — and in such situations, unexpected expenses are rarely the main cause. Here are the three most common budget busters — and how to avoid them.

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Are You On Track to a Better Financial Future?

Everyone wants to have a comfortable financial future. However, less than 5 percent of Americans have a written financial plan for how to get there. To find out whether you're on track, take this simple three-step test

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