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Refinancing your student loans can make good financial sense, and thatâs especially true if your current loans are stuck at a high-interest rate. With a new loan at a lower APR, you could save a bundle of money on interest each month and ultimately pay your student debt off faster. Consolidating several loans into one […]
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Dealing with a bill collector is never fun and it can be particularly stressful when you’re sitting on a mountain of debt. Sometimes debt collectors fail to follow the rules outlined in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. If that’s … Continue reading →
The post The Worst Ways to Deal With a Bill Collector appeared first on SmartAsset Blog.
One of the harsh truths of secured loans is that your asset can be repossessed if you fail to make the payments. In the words of the FTC, âyour consumer rights may be limitedâ if you miss your monthly payments, and when that happens, both your financial situation and your bank balance will take a […]
Repossession Credit Scores: What You Need to Know is a post from Pocket Your Dollars.
AÂ credit cardÂ is designed to help you in an emergency, to give you options when there are none. But what happens if you have a maxed-outÂ credit cardÂ in one hand and an empty card in the other, can you use oneÂ credit cardÂ to pay off the other and, more importantly, should you? TheÂ short answerÂ is yes and… probably not. […]
Can you Pay a Credit Card with a Credit Card? is a post from Pocket Your Dollars.
Has your credit cardÂ been declined when you tried toÂ pay something? Then you know how embarrassing it can be. Youâll probably assume that it was declined because of insufficientÂ funds. But what if yourÂ credit card issuer completely shut down your account and you donât have thatÂ credit limit? Sure, this doesnât really happen that often. But itâs still… Read More
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In a recession itâs common for many people to rely on credit cards and loans to balance their finances. Itâs the ultimate catch-22 since, during a recession, these financial products can be even harder to qualify for. This holds true, according to historical data from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. It found that […]
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If youâre unable to pay back a large amount of debt, you might be interested in learning more about debt settlement. Debt settlement works to negotiate with your creditors to forgive all or part of your debt. Throughout this process,…
The post Understanding Debt Settlement Letters appeared first on MintLife Blog.
Freelance workers are a big part of the U.S. economy, but the pandemic has put extra hurdles in their path to getting a mortgage. Hereâs what has changed, and what you should expect.
The post Self-Employed and Applying for a Mortgage? Here’s What’s Changed Since COVID-19 appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.comÂ®.