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The Debt Blob’s Traps

Top 5 Ways Sneaky Car Dealers Make Money Off You
The Holiday Loan Debt Trap

The Holiday Loan Debt Trap

The Truth Behind Instant Cash Now Loans

The Truth Behind Instant Cash Now Loans

Your Friends Are Putting You in Debt

Your Friends Are Putting You in Debt

Wallet Empty from Keeping Up with Your Friends? It’s an accepted practice in the weight loss world. Stay away from friends who overeat and dine on junk food, so that you don’t do the same. But did you also know the same applies to your finances? Hang out with people who value a frugal, financially […]

Avoid Debt Traps with these Dos and Don'ts

Avoid Debt Traps with these Dos and Don’ts

Maybe you were bored, maybe you were hungry, maybe you went over to a friend´s house and saw her new HDTV. And you just had to have one too. You headed straight for the mall or your fave electronics store. And then, well, it was all such a blur, and suddenly you´ve got quite a […]

Don't Defer, Pay Student Loans Early

Don’t Defer, Pay Student Loans Early

With classes to attend and homework to complete, you probably haven’t thought much about paying off your student loans. Deferring payment until after graduation is common practice and easy, but putting off repayment can be costly. Loan capitalization costs If you have an unsubsidized student loan, which starts accruing interest as soon as you take […]

How to Stop Debt Collectors from Harassing You

Drowning in debt is bad enough, but getting harassed by debt collectors makes it even worse. “A lot of people believe that a debt collector has every right to treat them like crap and they have to suffer in silence because they owe money,” says consumer rights lawyer Gary Nitzkin. “They don’t have to suffer abuse.” Continue reading