Debt

4 Most Common Reasons People Go Into Debt

When people go into debt they may find themselves asking how they got into this situation in the first place. How did they get into this amount of money owed piling on top of them and how can they stop it from happening in the future?
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Do You Feel Like Debt Is Controlling Your Life?

Debt can be a huge downer, and for those people that have too much debt that they can’t see how they’ll get out of it may feel like there is no hope. They may have resigned to staying in a dumpy apartment because they can’t get approved for a good apartment and they definitely
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Should You Take Out a Car Title Loan to Pay Debt?

“The invention of the micro-loan was a big surprise to me. Who would have guessed loans of less than $20 made to poor people in undeveloped countries could create thriving local economies? And, even more surprisingly, that they more reliably pay off their debts than the wealthy
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Why Paying Off Your Debt Is Important

Paying off your debt is a lot like having a big homework assignment to finish that you quite simply just don’t feel like doing.  It’s important to see paying off debt as a priority instead of a looming task that you push further and further back on the priority list.  
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5 Ways To Gain Control Of Mounting Debt

Three years ago, the average U.S. household carried more than $15,000 in credit card debt alone.  In 2017, it can be expected that the average national debt per household will reach record heights.  
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Simple Ways To Reduce Debt

Having any amount of debt can be a huge burden on your shoulders.  Every day can seem stressful when you owe creditors money.  Here are a few ways to reduce your debt so you feel a little lighter.
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Avoiding Medical Debt: 3 Strategies

Medical debt is a rising concern for the older generation – and for younger Americans as well. And although more people have access to healthcare than ever before due to the Affordable Care Act, medical costs can be extraordinary, much higher than comparable care in other
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How to Stay Out of Debt

It is easy to constantly feel the looming presence of debt over your shoulder. That is because in today’s ever expensive world, there are so many temptations. It is incredibly simple to live beyond your means and get into debt. Even living a standard lifestyle can get you in
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SEVEN COMMON DEBT CONSOLIDATION MISTAKES

By: Terry McCoy, Senior Training Specialist with Amplify Credit Union First of all, if you’ve arrived at the stage where you’re even considering a debt consolidation program, congratulations. Just by doing that, you’re way ahead of many of the people in your situation.  And if
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Debt Free? 4 Strategies For Debt Free Living

If you’re living with significant debt, you may find day to day financial management to be a struggle. Looking to the lives of debt free people, however, we can develop strategies to help you reduce your debt and eventually eliminate it entirely. What are debt free people doing
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