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What is Predatory Lending?
Charla Myers

November 12, 2018

What is predatory lending? There's no official definition, but predatory lenders take advantage of borrowers with excessive rates and little transparency.

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What Is Debt Settlement?
Aimee Bennett

March 21, 2022

Debt settlement is a way to negotiate with creditors to accept a reduced payment on debt. Learn more about the pros and cons of debt settlement program.

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Ways To Save More Money
Charla Myers

September 5, 2018

If you're struggling to get a handle on your household budget, keep in mind that there are always ways to save more money. Read our savings ideas here.

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What’s a Good Debt-to-Income Ratio?
John Russo

May 1, 2018

Debt-to-income ratio tells you what percent of your monthly income goes towards paying debt. Learn how to calculate your DTI and why it's important.

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Budgeting 101: The Basics on How to Budget
Housten Donham

February 7, 2019

Ready to learn how to budget? After you master these basic budgeting tips, you’ll know all you need to start managing your financial future.

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The Pros and Cons of Cash-Out Refinancing
Housten Donham

March 21, 2019

Cash-out refinancing can help free up cash for emergencies or other expenses. But it's important to understand the pros and cons of cash-out refinance.

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Is Your Debt Relief Company Legit?
Aimee Bennett

May 15, 2018

Is your debt relief company legit? How about all those other debt relief companies? Not all of them are, so learn more about how to find one that is.

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How to Find a Debt Management Program
Charla Myers

June 25, 2018

If you're struggling with your debts, one option is to enroll in a debt management program, which may help you with a debt strategy and get better rates.

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