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How to Get Out of Debt in 2020

A guide on how to start reducing debt this year, whether it’s from a student loan, auto loan, credit card spending—or all of the above.

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Learn what annual percentage rate (APR) is, how to compare different types of APR and how to calculate it.

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Understand what personal finance is, why it is important and how you too can do personal finance to help you manage your money.

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What is Debt Consolidation and Why Should Millennials Care?

 

Debt consolidation can simplify your life and help you gain more control of your finances by consolidating some of your monthly bills into a single loan.


How to Make a Monthly Budget, One Step at a Time

 

Take control of your personal finances: Here are some expert budget-building tips and a 4-step guide to help you achieve your budgeting goals.


What is Debt Settlement and How Does it Work?

 

Debt settlement helps you reduce debt by paying a fraction of your total balance. Learn more about how it works, its impact on your credit score, and its risks.


Melt Away Debt With the Debt Snowball Method

 

Take a strategic approach to paying off your debt—find out if the debt snowball method is right for you.


Debt consolidation can help simplify your finances and reduce monthly payments. Learn 9 steps to help consolidate debt.

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Calculating interest rate can be complicated and confusing. Here are a few simple steps to calculate interest rate and credit card interest.

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What is Compound Interest & How is it Calculated?

 

Understand what compound interest is and how it works. Make interest work for you and grow your finances more quickly.


How and When to Pay Your Credit Card Bill

 

It’s important to pay your credit card bill in full—and on time—each month. Here’s what you need to know.


What Exactly is Personal Finance Management?

 

Understand what personal finance is, why it is important and how you too can do personal finance to help you manage your money.


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Learn what annual percentage rate (APR) is, how to compare different types of APR and how to calculate it.

How to Make a Monthly Budget, One Step at a Time

Take control of your personal finances: Here are some expert budget-building tips and a 4-step guide to help you achieve your budgeting goals.

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What Exactly is Personal Finance Management?

 

Understand what personal finance is, why it is important and how you too can do personal finance to help you manage your money.


Are Debt Relief Programs Too Good to be True?

 

Wondering how debt relief works? Learn more about debt relief programs, the risks and alternatives before you qualify for one.


Budget Travel: How to Get the Most for Your Money

 

Plan your next vacation on a budget with these 8 smart travel tips. Learn about saving on flights, hotels and dining, planning a tour, and more.


8 Ways to Save on Last-Minute Holiday Travel

 

PSave money on your next holiday vacation with these travel tips. Find travel discounts and use your travel credit card to save on flights and hotels.


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How Much Does it Cost to Fly With a Dog?

Whether domestic or international, traveling with a dog can get complicated. Here’s what goes into the cost to fly a dog—or any other pet.

How to Get Out of Debt in 2020

A guide on how to start reducing debt this year, whether it’s from a student loan, auto loan, credit card spending—or all of the above.

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What are Debt Management Programs and How Do They Work?

 

Learn how debt management programs can help you get out of debt faster, how they might impact your credit score, and the role of non-profit credit counselors.


What is Debt Settlement and How Does it Work?

 

Debt settlement helps you reduce debt by paying a fraction of your total balance. Learn more about how it works, its impact on your credit score, and its risks.


How to Consolidate Debt: 9 Steps to Regain Control

 

Debt consolidation can help simplify your finances and reduce monthly payments. Learn how you can consolidate debt with these 9 steps.


What is Debt Consolidation and Why Should Millennials Care?

 

Debt consolidation can simplify your life and help you gain more control of your finances by consolidating some of your monthly bills into a single loan.


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Melt Away Debt With the Debt Snowball Method

Take a strategic approach to paying off your debt—find out if the debt snowball method is right for you.

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