ADVERTISEMENT

Debt

My Fiance and I Crunch Our Numbers

Armed with detailed spreadsheets and statements—I recently had the “let’s combine our finances” talk with my new fiancé. Gulp. Despite past conversations about our income levels—I earn more—and some other issues, we’d never really bared our...

Save or Pay Off Debt?

It's a common dilemma: Should you put all your spare cash toward paying down debt, or build up your emergency savings—or a little of both? It's a serious question now. If you lost your job, the average length of unemployment is about 33 weeks—or...

Ditch Debt Safely

Capitalizing on the wave of Americans desperate to ditch their debts, a slew of new debt settlement companies have hit the scene, with flashy TV and radio ads promising to make your debt disappear. But many engage in "abusive, fraudulent and...

Bouncing Back From Bankruptcy

Allison is a pseudonym for a DailyWorth reader who shared her story of bk recovery. I remember the day I went bankrupt. It was the moment my debt finally outweighed my shame. I'm bipolar, and one of the trademark signs of being manic is excessive...

Budget Extra for Feelings

DailyWorth recently reviewed Spent. The following is an exclusive post by Cardella for our readers.Sigh. So often we focus on the dollars and cents necessary to get our financial life back on track—and fail to acknowledge the emotional currency...

Are Banks to Blame for Your Debt?

Two national debt debacles have been popping into the headlines lately: For the last 18 months, some 650,000 homeowners haven't paid their mortgages; many are using the money to get back on their feet. As 1.7 million students look toward college...

Smash Student Loan Debt

You know Kenia. She's a devoted DailyWorth reader (and commenter) who works as a systems engineer in California. Here, her get-out-of-student-loan-debt report. In January, after three years of repaying my student loans—without much progress—my...

Is Your Debt Making You Fat?

Was ist los? Last year a provocative study by researchers in Germany seemed to find a link between people who were deeply in debt and those who were obese. According to this ABC News report: "Taking other factors into account, the authors found...

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

© Copyright DailyWorth 2014