Accruing debt not only messes with your financial state of mind, but also your overall mental state and happiness. Take these 6 steps to fight your debt.
Nearly 20 percent of Americans -- 42.9 million people -- have unpaid medical debts, according to a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
I know from my own life that there are ways to free yourself from a seemingly insurmountable debt and get to where you want to be. Try this simple approach.
Anna amassed $12,000 of credit card debt while unemployed, but she successfully turned her finances around later with a little help from balance transfers.
Not all plastic cards are created equal. Not all of them treat you the same, either. Millennials, we're especially speaking to you.
Hourly employees who use an electronic time card system and direct deposit can use Activiehours to get a cash advance, with a voluntary tip.
Delinquent debt is rampant among Americans, a new report finds, and some consumers don't even know that they're behind in payments and hurting their credit.
$15,191? $1,037? There are huge discrepancies in reports about America's average credit card debt. Here's why, and how to beat the averages.
Aggressive con artists target people who received -- or just applied for -- online payday loans. Four federal lawsuits cite losses of about $20 million.
We wanted to pay off $60,000 of consumer debt before our first child was born. It took a few months more, but here's the plan that worked for us.
Five organizations have a proposal that aims to answer how to repay student loans with a streamlined and automated alternative to the complex system of repaying loans.
A careful reading of a new Federal Reserve Bank of New York report reveals some disturbing figures about delinquencies for student loans and an inadequate servicing system.
Beverly Harzog, a self-proclaimed credit-card addict, reveals how she fell deep in debt using credit cards -- and how she got out again.
As a young couple, they were committed to paying off their student debt fast. But they were also living in New York, America's most expensive city.
The Obama administration is proposing new rules designed to protect students at for-profit colleges from amassing huge debt they can't pay off.
A new study shows the average household in 24 of America's 25 largest metropolitan areas cannot afford to pay for the average priced new car or truck.
All over the Midwest and the East Coast, travel agents are being inundated with a simple request: Get me out of here. And those who have left, don't want to come back.
With all the hidden interest and seemingly endless payments, can you truly afford your lease? John Jamieson explains how to save big money on your next car.
In 2011, one couple found themselves $40,000 in debt and expecting a baby. Here's how they eradicated their debt -- and the important lessons they learned along the way.