From the category archives:

Debt Reduction

When Debtors Go AWOL

October 20, 2009

When you owe people money you want to hide in a corner and hope that something happens to change your situation. Hey that ten dollars worth of lotto tickets is going to come through this time.  A lot of people take the road of avoidance as a way to deal with past due bills in […]

Read the full article →

What NOT to Do When You are Behind on Your Bills

October 15, 2009

After three years in the mortgage collection business I learned a lot about the different ways people handle their debt. The crazy thing about it is honest is always the best policy. The debt doesn’t disappear magically so it something that you are going to have to take care of. People have multiple different ways […]

Read the full article →

My Identity may have Been Compromised

September 29, 2009

I got a notice yesterday that my identity maybe, could have, probably, possibly been compromised. The scariest part of it is the information that was compromised is essentially my entire life, it was a background investigation file. I am fortunate to be close enough to the issue that I know the risk associated with what […]

Read the full article →

You are Nothing Without a Good Defense

September 22, 2009

If you don’t have a good defense the other team is just going to run all over you. In the case of your finances the opposing team is spending and emergencies.  If you don’t have a good defense it is going to be an offensive battle that can go either way. Build Up Your Defensive […]

Read the full article →

Credit Card Laws Won’t Protect You From Yourself

September 2, 2009

This is a guest post by Adam Jusko. Adam is the founder of credit card comparison and advice site Follow him on Twitter @Indexcreditcard Earlier this year Barack Obama signed into law the Credit CARD Act (CARD standing for Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility & Disclosure). In general, it forbids or revamps many credit card […]

Read the full article →