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Trump promised to get rid of red ink in 8 years. But the deficit just topped $1 trillion for the first time since 2012.
The national deficit topped $1 trillion in the first 11 months of the fiscal year, the Treasury Department said this week.
We asked financial planners for the best strategy to tackle credit card debt, and there are 2 clear favorites
The best way to get out of credit card debt is either the debt snowball or the debt avalanche, according to financial planners.
I paid off $22,000 in credit card bills thanks to a debt settlement company, but I wouldn’t do it again
Going back to school buried one woman was under a mountain of credit card debt. Here's what happened when she hired a debt settlement company.
A cancer survivor paid an old debt, but collectors garnished her wages anyway. It’s part of a disturbing trend that’s about to get worse.
Debt collectors are hounding thousands of Americans for debts they no longer owe. A new rule from the federal government will do nothing to stop this.
So what happens if you stop paying back student loans? There are serious penalties for those who don't pay.
If you buy things to keep up with your friends, budget based on your pretax salary, or aren't saving anything, you're probably spending too much.
Learn how to use a personal loan to pay off your credit cards and get yourself out of crippling debt faster.
Buying a house is a long-term commitment that requires strong financial standing, and in many ways it's about more than just money.
A growing legion of debt-laden ‘zombie consumers’ has been enabled by low interest rates, economists say
"Zombie consumers are huge beneficiaries of the Fed's continued monetary stimulus," said Stephen Roach, a senior fellow at Yale University.
Nearly one-third of millennials who went to a music festival in the past year say they took on debt to afford it, survey finds
Millennials are going into debt to attend music festivals like Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Bonnaroo. We'll give you a moment to let that sink in.