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Why You Shouldn"t Drain Your Savings to Pay Off Debt

Paying off credit card debt should be a high priority -- but maybe it shouldn't be No. 1.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 7th, 2018

Why store-branded credit card delinquencies hit 7-year high

Delinquencies on store-branded credit cards have reached a seven-year high. Some customers think they can avoid paying if stores close or .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 23rd, 2018

More Americans are struggling to pay their credit cards, and what"s holding them back is only getting worse

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Late payments on credit-card debt remain on the rise.  This contrasts the trend in other forms of credit including auto loans and mortgages, where late payments of 30 day.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 21st, 2018

5 Tips to Get Approved for a Personal Loan for Debt Consolidation

If you need relief from your high-interest loans or credit card debt, you may be considering a personal loan. Offered by many banks and credit unions, personal loans let you consolidate or refinance your debt into a lower-interest .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2018

For The First Time Since August 2008, Credit Card Debt Hits A Plateau

While many celebrated the record high US household wealth in the latest data from The Fed, what most missed was a record $1.0 trillion of credit card/revolving loans, a record $1......»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 7th, 2018

Boomers may be behind on savings, but they're doing well at avoiding credit card debt

An estimated one-third of adults 55 and over have less than $10,000 in a nest egg, according to GOBankingRates, and only 23% have saved $300,000 or mo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 30th, 2018

My husband cashed out his retirement and, after 36 years, filed for divorce

This soon-to-be divorced couple also has $30,000 in credit-card debt and no 401(k)......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 29th, 2018

The Moneyist: My husband cashed out his retirement and, after 36 years, filed for divorce

This soon-to-be divorced couple also has $30,000 in credit-card debt and no 401(k)......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 27th, 2018

10 banks consumers complain about the most

The most common complaint categories in order were related to: mortgages, debt collection, credit reporting, credit card, bank account.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 27th, 2018

A debt consolidation loan can save the average American family from drowning in skyrocketing debt

By Charlie Brown The average American household currently carries about $5000 in credit card debt at an average. Personal loans range around $10,000 per household. Miscellaneous expenses contribute to this debt amount, and this r.....»»

Category: blogSource: zentrader.Apr 20th, 2018

What happens when you don"t pay off your credit card balance in full

Paying only the minimum on your credit card is a popular idea, but it's not a good one......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 20th, 2018

The rise of the Russo brothers — from going into credit card debt for their first movie to directing "Avengers: Infinity War"

Jesse Grant/Getty Ima.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 19th, 2018

Smart spending: Here are 6 expenses you do not put on your credit cards

It's easier than ever to pay for anything with plastic, but that doesn't mean you should, says Experian. Outstanding card debt has hit $1 tr.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 17th, 2018

Average US Credit Card Debt at $15,983

U.S. housholds with credit card debt carry an average balance of nearly $16,000, in addition to mortgages, car loans and student debt totaling another $117,000 on average......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 13th, 2018

Millennials prefer cash to credit cards and are gun-shy to debt, new study indicates

According to financial services industry research company Aite Group, nearly half of Millennials have only one rewards card, compared to three or more for 40% of .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 12th, 2018

Consolidating Credit Card Debt: What You Need To Know

Consolidating your credit card debt can eliminate hundreds, and perhaps even thousands of dollars of debt - if it’s done correctly. Before you decide to consolidate credit card debt, make sure it’s the right move for you. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 11th, 2018

Under Trump, a voice for the American consumer goes silent

In the 135 days since the Trump administration took control of the nation's consumer watchdog agency, it has not recorded a single enforcement action against banks, credit card companies, debt collectors or any finance companies whatsoever......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 10th, 2018

In One Chart: Millennials and Boomers agree: this is the best place to stash a cash windfall

Where would you put $10,000? Mark Cuban says the best investment you can make in this tricky environment is to pay down debt, whether it be your mortgage, your student loan, or, of course, your credit card......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 9th, 2018

In One Chart: Young and old agree this is the best place to stash a cash windfall

Where would you put $10,000? Mark Cuban says the best investment you can make in this tricky environment is to pay down debt, whether it be your mortgage, your student loan, or, of course, your credit card......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 9th, 2018

America"s Credit-Card Fueled Spending Spree Hits A Brick Wall

Last month was bad, this month it's the worst it's been in almost five years. Exactly one month ago we showed  that after the record debt-fueled spending spree in late 2017, US credit card usage in the first month of 2018 post.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 6th, 2018