Shred Your Debt Sweepstakes

Every year we tell each other that we will not be caught off guard with the holiday season. Year after year we tell ourselves that we’re going to start shopping earlier, save more and spend less. Year after year American consumers seem to spend more than the year before. The 4.1%...

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Debt

February 12, 2015

Five Tips to Shred Your Credit Card Debt

With the New Year in full effect, many have begun to implement their New Year’s resolutions. If you’re like many Americans, one of those resolutions likely involves paying off that credit card debt you racked up over the holidays. According to the Federal Reserve, total credit card debt in the United...

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Debt

February 2, 2015

35% of American Consumers Have Overdue, Unpaid Debt

Despite an improved economy and some tough lessons learned from the Great Recession, Americans are still saddled with debt, although there has been a great deal of emphasis on returning to prudent money management. Many organizations are offering classes and other resources to impart financial literacy. Still, perhaps because a prolonged...

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Debt

September 25, 2014

Best Debt Consolidation Programs Online

As we mentioned earlier this week we wanted to bring you the top debt relief programs on the market based on their BBB rating, track record and company website. TopConsumerReviews.com performed an analysis of the top 10 debt relief programs available today. These programs were evaluated on multiple factors including...

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Is Debt Consolidation for You?

Most American’s have debt, some more than others - especially if student loans have been taken out. As of March 2013, consumer indebtedness was at $11.23 trillion. Non-housing debt is currently at $11 billion for auto loans, $20 billion for student loans and $19 billion for credit card balances. With over...

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How TV Can Lead to Debt

Most TV shows are harmless, aside from potentially wasting your time. You can sit in front of the tube all day without ever having to worry about "side effects." With this in mind, there are certain shows out there that can increase your credit card debt in a matter of...

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Harassed on a Debt That Isn't Yours?

It's unfortunate, but it's not entirely uncommon for someone to be harassed by a collection agency or junk debt buyer on a collection that doesn't belong to them. Most people first respond by explaining to the collection agency that the debt doesn't belong to them and they should be left...

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Debt

February 16, 2013