How to Pay Off Credit Cards: 6 Fast Steps
It's happened to most of us: we get a credit card with the best of intentions and suddenly find ourselves overwhelmed by more debt than we can afford. While a lot of people hold out hope for a promotion or a lottery win to save them from their high debt level, there is an easier – and more realistic – way to pay off credit cards when their balance has gotten out of hand.
The Donkey in the Lion's Skin
While you might initially impress people with new, expensive clothes, eventually your true nature will shine through. Better to spend wisely than to spend just to impress others.
Pay Off Debt or Save: Is It Better to Save Money?
Should you deposit your paycheck into your savings account, or use it toward paying off your credit card bill instead of making just the minimum payment? You have only so much money to go around and you probably can’t do both, so it’s important to prioritize. To decide which option is best, figure out which one will make you the most money – or cost you the least – in the long run.
Balance Transfer Game: What You Should Know
Balance transfers are becoming an increasingly popular way to reign in high interest rates. However, reducing outstanding debt is not always as easy as switching cards. We've put together ground rules every consumer should know before they consider a balance transfer.
Infographic: Home Business Statistics
39% of business owners with no employees started their business with less than $5000 in startup capital, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. Our research infographic illustrates where home business owners go for startup capital.
Is your credit card debt out of control?
Traveling soon? If your fear of flying isn’t scary enough, we’ll give you some more jitters with these eye-opening plane crash statistics. Some facts will ease your mind, but many will make you wary of booking that next flight. Buckle in and prepare for some unsettling trends.
In the market for a new digital camera, but unsure of where to start? You’re in a good spot. Sales of these cameras have gone down in recent years as the quality of cameras on smartphones has skyrocketed. This means you have a better chance of getting a deal.
Do you like saving money at the supermarket?
The Internet is full of get-rich quick schemes, but you can find legit ways to make money from home. Read on to find out how you can pull in some extra bucks without changing out of your PJs.
Diamonds are supposed to be a girl's best friend, but it could be a conflicting relationship. Read on for 23 reasons to choose a different kind of stone if you're ready to put a ring on it.
See the breakdown on the % of Americans on welfare, including by race, by welfare abuse, and by how much welfare pays.
October is the calm before the Black Friday storm for bargain shoppers across the country. But there are still amazing deals to be found.
Part of being a good communicator means knowing how to listen. If you're like most people, you probably don't give much though to how many words you take in each day. Research suggests that the average person hears between 20,000 and 30,000 words during the course of a 24-hour period.
We all make mistakes, but these common investing mistakes can destroy your portfolio. Here's how to avoid them.
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