Mary and Larry had been married for over 30 years when a few years of bad choices put them $88,557 in credit card debt. But separately and together, they battled back.
If you trusted your son or daughter to keep track of their finances, and they slipped up, what in the world are you supposed to do?
We've rounded up 10 truly inspiring stories of real consumers who faced their debt head-on and managed to come out on the other side.
The job of a credit counselor is to help people deal with their financial struggles, but many of them are all too familiar with the view from the other side of the table.
Linda Mannerberg lost $35,000 to a crippling gambling addiction. Here's how she got her financial life back in order in just one year.
Climbing the ladder of success can be a slow process. But once you get there, the reverse process -- sliding down the chute of economic despair -- can happen all too quickly.
Travis and Vonnie Pizel made a good living, but 10 years into their marriage, bad spending habits had put them $109,000 in credit card debt. Here's how they got out.
Financial counselors aren't marriage counselors, but when it comes to couples' spats over hidden debt and secret spending, they're often helping people deal with some heavy...
Meet Holly Bridges. After a long haul spent living on her credit cards and getting further and further into debt, the young woman made a big change to steer herself away from...