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Should I Use Home Equity to Pay Off Credit Cards?

There’s no doubt that dealing with debt is stressful. But should you use your home equity to pay it off? Read this Flashback Friday post from Ashley before making the decision. With a fixed income, rising living costs, and unexpected

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What Will My Holiday Charges Actually Cost Me?

Buy now, pay later. While it sounds like a great idea at the time, the consequences aren’t so great. You end up paying much more than the original purchase price and depending on how much you charged on your credit

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3 Steps to Take to Break the Debt Cycle

We’re flashing back this Friday to Mary’s post about how to take action and break the vicious cycle of debt… Everything seems to be going fine until the economy takes a turn for the worst, you lose your job unexpectedly,

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Watch Out for These Warning Signs of Having Too Much Debt

As I’ve discussed in a previous blog, getting into debt is easy. It’s exciting to buy new and shiny things or take a trip. Or sometimes your hot water heater breaks down and you charge a new one because you don’t

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3 Major Benefits of Paying Off Debt to Keep You Motivated

paying off debt equals happiness

If you have credit cards with balances, have you ever really stopped and thought about what life would be like without those monthly payments? Whether you’ve been paying for a while or just starting out, here are 3 benefits of

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