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Virginia Elder from Happy Healthy Abundant shares her journey on how she got into a massive debt of $ 80,000 and how she fought her way out of it. … More How Virginia crushed an 80K debt The post How Virginia crushed an 80K debt appeared first on Joney Talks!.

If you’ve completed a degree or spent time at college, odds are you never want to hear the phrase “Back to school” again. Worse yet, this time of year often kicks up some guilt and stress for 69% of graduates who are saddled with (on average) about $30,000 in student loan debt.  If you’re one of the lucky ones who are still paying for their college experiences, the monthly payments and interest may seem like […]

The post Capital One Quicksilver Cash Rewards Credit Card Review 2019 appeared first on Club Thrifty. The Capital One Quicksilver Cash Rewards Credit Card is one of the top cash back cards on the market. Offering an unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase, this card takes the confusion out of quarterly bonuses and rotating categories. It also comes with a nifty signup bonus for those who meet the extremely low minimum spending requirement. Additionally, […]

Wells Fargo offers great credit card benefits that make their cards worth considering. Take a look at all the unique benefits Wells Fargo offers.Wells Fargo offers great credit card benefits that make their cards worth considering. Take a look at all the unique benefits Wells Fargo offers. The post 17 Unique Wells Fargo Credit Card Benefits appeared first on Money Under 30.

There’s no sense in burying the lede: Our mortgage finally dipped below six figures. Specifically, we now owe $99,884. And I can’t stop smiling. Mathematically, very little has changed. Technologically, it was just a few clicks and a single payment. Mentally? Psychologically? Emotionally? That is another story, friends. We all know that money is never just about math. And I’ve been living and breathing that truth all weekend. It isn’t as if crossing this threshold […]

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If you pay for private mortgage insurance (PMI) you’re not alone. The average down payment on a home purchase is only 6% requiring most homeowners to pay for PMI each month. If you had less than a 20 percent down payment when you bought your house, your lender probably required you to have private mortgage insurance. Private mortgage insurance (PMI) protects your lender if you can’t make your mortgage payments. PMI isn’t cheap either. While […]

In a quiet week, my two top picks are my article on UK credit records & scores and the Times article – unfortunately behind a paywall – on Hostile environment: immigration system keeps families like ours in debt. Debt news CRUEL UNIFORM Payday lenders are targeting skint parents and charging 1,333% interest on children’s school […] The post Debt news – August 18 appeared first on Debt Camel.

What would your life be like without the crushing weight of the debt that you currently carry on your shoulders? What could you do with the hundreds of dollars you spend every month on monthly payments (much of it in useless interest that only enriches the banks rather than paying down your debt)? For most people, the idea of living free from debt sounds like a fantasy — but that isn’t how it has to […]

When your student loan debt hurts so bad that you want to cry, these student loans memes and tweets will remind you that we’re all in this together… all 44.7 million of us. Seriously, student loan debt sucks. It’s a deep, dark void that unites us all. And next to destroying your debt, the next[…] The post 29 Student Loan Memes That Will Make You Less Sad About Student Loan Debt appeared first on Millennial […]

We’ve studied the top travel card offers based on rewards and fees. Here are our picks for the best travel rewards credit cards of 2019. Whether you travel for business or pleasure, you may as well make the most of it with a great travel rewards credit card. These cards can help cut up-front costs of travel, while earning you miles to use on future trips. Elsewhere, we link you to the best airline miles […]

We started our debt-free journey with LOTS of consumer debt. About as much as our gross income. Yep, we screwed up…..BIG TIME. I remember the day when we sat down and told our four kids that we had made a mess of our money. A BIG mess. We expected them to be ticked. I’m not… Read more The post What to Tell Your Kids When You’re Deep In Debt appeared first on Debt Discipline. What […]

It’s no shock that college is crazy-expensive. I think about our children, and I shudder to think of what college will cost when it comes time. Regardless of whether you have years before college, or you just stepped foot on campus understanding student loans is vital to mitigating the cost. Thinking back to my student loans, I knew almost nothing about what I was getting myself into. Part of that was my lack of due […]

Listen & Subscribe: on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Soundcloud, Google Podcasts, Android Device (This post may include some affiliate links) This week, we have another bonus episode for you. In episode 113, Josie, a Money Club Launch member shares her debt free story. She was the first in her family to go to college. But then she found herself in student loan, credit card, and auto loan debt. Listen to how she paid off $50k and […]