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3 Ways to Break Free from Debt

While it is typically not the American dream to get into debt, it can be a dream come true to finally dig yourself out of debt. Learn three ways that Americans may be able to beat the debt monster once and for all. The three areas include a mortgage refinance, credit card balance transfers and paying off federal student loans.

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Debt Management Help for Couples

Money Lessons from “Til Debt Do Us Part”

Ninety percent of marriages that end in divorce fail, at least in part, because of money problems. Now, there is a TV show on CNBC called “Til Debt Do Us Part” that helps couples in financial crisis get their financial lives in order. Find out what kind of money troubles this show tackles and what lessons we can all learn from the experiences of couples highlighted there.

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Getting Rid of Debt: Do It Yourself or Hire Help?

More Americans are swimming in debt than ever before because of the struggling economy and a high national unemployment rate. Because of the increase in financial problems, there is also an increase in the demand for debt consolidation loans and the services of debt consolidation companies. The question is: should you be turning to these companies for help or is debt consolidation something you can tackle on your own?

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Filing for Bankruptcy: What You Need to Know

If you’re considering filing for bankruptcy, you’re not alone. More than 1.4 million Americans filed for bankruptcy just last year. The decision about whether to file bankruptcy is usually not clear-cut and there are several factors that go into it. Tim Chen, founder and CEO of NerdWallet.com, explains what these factors are and what you need to know.

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