15 States That Will Pay You to Move There

By Sam Wilson | Aug 8, 2022 | Comments Off on 15 States That Will Pay You to Move There

The pandemic-driven remote work trend is here to stay, creating a new level of mobility for many workers. If you’re one of those fresh mobile workers, you may be looking for a living environment with lower costs and lower stress. Some of those environments are also looking for you. Towns all over the country are …

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15 Best Gas Reward Apps and Loyalty Programs to Save You Money

By Alaina Sheehan | Aug 8, 2022 | Comments Off on 15 Best Gas Reward Apps and Loyalty Programs to Save You Money

Gas prices hit record highs earlier this year. And though they’ve been trending downward lately, they still aren’t inexpensive. In a recent survey, more than 72% of Americans said they’ve had to make some tough financial choices due to the extra expense at the pump. If you want to save money when filling your gas …

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Debt Consolidation Loan Options and Relief for Healthcare Workers

By Jennifer Chiongbian | Aug 7, 2022 | Comments Off on Debt Consolidation Loan Options and Relief for Healthcare Workers

According to educationdata.org, there are 43.4 million borrowers who are saddled with federal student loans. Healthcare works are big subset of this. Nearly 70% of medical school graduates left school with a median debt of about $200,000 per student (not including undergraduate study in 2021, not including undergraduate study in 2021, according to the Association …

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‘Til Debt Do Us Part? Consolidation Loans for Married People

By Jennifer Chiongbian | Aug 7, 2022 | Comments Off on ‘Til Debt Do Us Part? Consolidation Loans for Married People

Combining finances often makes sense for long-term partners (whether married or not). It’s a way to commit more to each other and simplify financial affairs. But what about debt?  According to a 2017 survey by MagnifyMoney, money problems were the primary cause of one in five divorces. And considering that 27% of Americans don’t have …

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Is My Payday Lender Licensed in My State? Here’s How to Find Out

By Sam Wilson | Jul 27, 2022 | Comments Off on Is My Payday Lender Licensed in My State? Here’s How to Find Out

Payday loans can quickly trap you in a cycle of escalating debt. If you’re in that trap, one of the first steps toward freedom is to find out if your lender is licensed in your state. How to determine whether your payday lender is licensed If you’re struggling with paying a payday loan, you need …

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Don’t Know if You Have Outstanding Payday Loans? Here’s How to Find Out

By Jennifer Chiongbian | Jul 27, 2022 | Comments Off on Don’t Know if You Have Outstanding Payday Loans? Here’s How to Find Out

According to pewtrusts.org, twelve million Americans take out payday loans each year, spending $9 billion on loan fees. On top of that, the average payday loan borrower is in debt for five months of the year, spending an average of $520 in fees to repeatedly borrow $375. The average fee at a storefront loan business …

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States Where You Can Go to Jail for Unpaid Debts

By Angela Watson | Jul 27, 2022 | Comments Off on States Where You Can Go to Jail for Unpaid Debts

Not paying consumer debts, like credit cards or loans, won’t usually result in jail time as this isn’t considered a criminal offense. However, there are several states where you can go to jail for unpaid debts like federal taxes or child support. The process is not always straightforward, though. For example, it can come with …

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This 11-Word Phrase is Supposed to Stop Debt Collectors: Will It Work?

By Kurtis Kendall | Jul 25, 2022 | Comments Off on This 11-Word Phrase is Supposed to Stop Debt Collectors: Will It Work?

Calls or letters from debt collectors can be annoying, scary and sometimes border on outright harassment. Just like anyone else would, you want the contact to stop. But how can you make that happen? You may have heard that all it takes is a simple 11-word phrase that instantly makes debt collectors stop in their …

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Are you Drowning in Debt? Here’s How to Save Yourself

By Alaina Sheehan | Jul 21, 2022 | Comments Off on Are you Drowning in Debt? Here’s How to Save Yourself

The world gets more expensive every day (gas prices, anybody?). Unfortunately, wages have remained more or less the same. To bridge the gap, many Americans are turning to credit and loans for help. Is it any wonder that nearly half of all 18–34-year-olds feel like they are “drowning in debt”? When you feel overwhelmed by your debt, …

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DebtHammer Newsletter #7: The Tools You Need to Become Debt-Free

By Angela Watson | Jul 13, 2022 | Comments Off on DebtHammer Newsletter #7: The Tools You Need to Become Debt-Free

Since Bitcoin was first introduced to the market in 2009, cryptocurrency has soared in popularity amongst investors for numerous reasons. For one thing, cryptocurrency has massive potential when it comes to gains. According to Forbes, Bitcoin was worth $19,400 as of July 2022. In comparison, it was valued at $500 in 2016 — that’s a …

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