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Will Coronavirus Testing Add to My Medical Debt?
Molly Zilli

June 15, 2022

Learn more about the potential costs of coronavirus testing and treatment so you can try…

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Coronavirus Stimulus Package: What it Means For You
Steve Tanner

June 15, 2022

Learn what's in the coronavirus stimulus package.

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Medical Bill Debt Relief Options
Anna Baluch

June 15, 2022

If you've taken on a sizable debt load because of a medical emergency or otherwise need help, various medical bill debt relief options are available to you.

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How to Beat Inflation

Learn how to invest to beat inflation, how to deal with food inflation and price increases in 2022.

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Tips for Choosing a Debt Relief Company
Peter Warden

June 13, 2022

How to choose a debt settlement company.

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If You Have Lost Medical Insurance, You’re Not Alone
Justine Nelson

June 10, 2022

During the coronavirus pandemic, more than one in seven adults have become uninsured. So if…

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How Access to Care and Insurance Affects Medical Debt
Steve Tanner

June 10, 2022

Access to medical care for low-income persons disproportionately impacts people of color, especially African Americans,…

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Open Enrollment 2021: 7 Ways to Save Money on Healthcare Next Year
Steve Tanner

June 9, 2022

Here are 7 ideas that may help you save money on healthcare and still get…

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Are Lawsuit Settlements Taxable?
Erik J. Martin

June 7, 2022

How are lawsuit settlements taxed. Can you avoid taxes on lawsuit settlements?

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What Are Veteran Debt Relief Grants?
Erik J. Martin

June 2, 2022

Debt relief programs for veterans and active servicemembers can help with certain debts.

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3 Common Financial Mistakes New Grads Make

Top money mistakes that new grads make. Mistakes include failing to budget, not establishing a savings habit and blowing windfalls instead of saving them.

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5 Ways to Take an Affordable Family Vacation This Summer

How to take a family vacation without going into debt. Budget vacation options.

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Credit Counseling vs. Debt Settlement vs. Bankruptcy

Compare credit counseling and debt management plan (DMP) to debt settlement (debt relief) and bankruptcy.

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Debt Relief Options
Erik J. Martin

April 25, 2022

Debt relief options like debt settlement, debt management and bankruptcy can help you get rid of debt that you can’t afford.

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How to Use a Hardship Program for Debt
Erik J. Martin

April 14, 2022

Hardship programs for debt.

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Basic Money Management Skills Everyone Should Have
Aly J. Yale

April 14, 2022

Everyone needs basic money management skills. They can help you save money and stay out of debt.

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How to Find Student Loan Debt Relief
Richard Barrington

April 13, 2022

What is student loan debt relief and how to get student loan debt forgiveness.

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Debt Consolidation vs Bankruptcy for Debt Problems: Which Is Better?
Erik J. Martin

April 13, 2022

Debt consolidation and bankruptcy are very different solutions for debt problems. What's better for you?

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What Is Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Program?
Erik J. Martin

April 7, 2022

Can the Biden student loan forgiveness plan help you?

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How Do Credit Cards Work?
Erik J. Martin

April 7, 2022

Learn how secured credit cards, cashback credit cards, rewards credit cards and travel credit cards work. And how to take cash advances on credit cards.

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Debt Consolidation Loans
Rebecca Lake

April 7, 2022

How do debt consolidation loans work, who offers debt consolidation loans, and are debt consolidation loans a good idea

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Does Debt Relief Hurt Your Credit?
Erik J. Martin

April 7, 2022

How does debt relief or debt settlement impact your credit over the short and long term?

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Scam? The Tax Debt Compromise Program Phone Call
Erik J. Martin

April 7, 2022

Is the tax debt compromise program phone call a scam? here's how to tell.

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How to Find SBA Debt Relief
Aly J. Yale

April 7, 2022

How to get debt relief for small business loans. Can you settle SBA loans?

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Is Severance Pay Taxable? How Job Loss Affects Your Taxes
Rebecca Lake

April 5, 2022

How is severance pay taxed when you lose your job? There are no tax breaks when you lose your job.

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What are Credit Card Debt Relief Programs?
Aly J. Yale

March 31, 2022

Credit card relief programs could help you get out of credit card debt faster and…

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How to Get a Debt Consolidation Loan With Bad Credit
Rebecca Lake

March 31, 2022

How to consolidate debt if you have bad credit. Bad credit debt consolidation loans can help you lower your payments and your interest rate.

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Best Ways to Get Debt Relief
Richard Barrington

March 31, 2022

Help yourself get out of debt fast with these changes to lifestyle and good money management.

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What Is a Debt Relief Program?
Gina Freeman (Pogol)

March 30, 2022

The debt relief program is a way to reduce what you owe on credit cards and other debt by convincing creditors to accept less than you owe.

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What Is Household Wealth?
Richard Barrington

March 30, 2022

What is household wealth, how is household wealth calculated, household net worth equals your assets minus liabilities

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How Long Does it Take to Garnish a Bank Account?
Peter Warden

March 30, 2022

When can a bank take your money; can debt collectors take money from your bank account.

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How Can I Find Government Credit Card Debt Relief Programs?
Rebecca Lake

March 30, 2022

Are there government credit card debt relief programs? No, but other credit card debt relief programs might be helpful to you.

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Can Debt Collectors Take Money From Your Bank Account?
Gina Freeman (Pogol)

March 30, 2022

Can creditors garnish your bank account, how long does it take to garnish a bank account, can your savings account be garnished

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What Are Debt Relief Loans?
Richard Barrington

March 30, 2022

Find debt relief loans including debt consolidation loans, debt relief loans for bad credit or government debt relief loans. Debt management plans may also be an option.

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Debt Relief vs. Bankruptcy: What’s Right for You?
Gina Freeman (Pogol)

March 25, 2022

Understanding debt relief vs bankruptcy. Debt relief or bankruptcy can help you get out of debt. Which is better: bankruptcy or debt relief?

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Understanding Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 vs Chapter 13
Gina Freeman (Pogol)

March 24, 2022

Bankruptcy Chapter 7 vs Chapter 13: How does Chapter 7 bankruptcy work, how does Chapter 13 bankruptcy work, differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

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What Is Debt Settlement?
Gina Freeman (Pogol)

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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COVID Credit Card Debt Relief: Who Offers It?
Richard Barrington

March 21, 2022

How to get COVID debt relief for credit card debt. While there is no formal government-backed COVID credit card debt forgiveness program, many financial institutions and loan servicers are working with customers impacted by COVID.

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How to Cancel a Credit Card
Peter Warden

March 21, 2022

Learn how to cancel a credit card safely to protect your finances and your credit score.

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What Is a Home Equity Loan?
Gina Freeman (Pogol)

March 20, 2022

Learn how home equity loans work and how to calculate home equity. You can use a home equity loan to make home improvements, pay for college expenses or consolidate debt.

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How to Get Out of Credit Card Debt Fast
Erik J. Martin

March 20, 2022

Get out of credit card debt fast with debt acceleration, consolidation, debt management, debt relief, or bankruptcy.

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How to Get a Home Equity Loan with Bad Credit
Aly J. Yale

March 13, 2022

It’s not impossible to get a home equity loan with bad credit. Though a low credit score could certainly make it harder to get a loan, learn about ways to make it happen.

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Credit Card Minimum Payment: Everything You Need to Know
Richard Barrington

March 13, 2022

Credit card companies set minimum payments low to make more money. Get out of credit card debt by paying more.

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5 Steps to Get Debt-Free Fast
Richard Barrington

March 13, 2022

Five steps you can take to get debt-free faster so you can start to enjoy the benefits now and in the future.

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How to Be Debt-Free by Retirement
Richard Barrington

March 13, 2022

How to retire debt-free: Should I pay off my mortgage before I retire?

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Best Ways to Get Debt Relief
Richard Barrington

March 10, 2022

Help yourself get out of debt with these lifestyle changes and better money management.

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Client Stories: Unexpected Life Circumstances Build Up To Debt Challenge
Aimee Bennett

March 9, 2022

A story about a Freedom Debt Relief client who faced a debt challenge after funding her college life with credit cards, and had unexpected medical expenses.

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Client Stories: Mounting Credit Card Interest Prompts Action
Aimee Bennett

March 9, 2022

A story about a Freedom Debt Relief client who funded his college life with credit cards and faced mounting credit card interest.

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Debt Stress is a Drain on Job Performance. Here’s What Employers Can Do About It
Betsalel Cohen

March 9, 2022

Workers who struggle with managing debt face challenges that often spill over into the workplace. Employers can address this growing problem by embracing financial wellness benefits that improve employees’ productivity, retention...

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