manage shopping addiction

How to Manage a Shopping Addiction this Holiday Season

With the holidays coming up, it’s normal to feel a lot of pressure to be happy and jolly, and to spend like there is no tomorrow in order to give your family, friends, and guests the best Christmas or Hanukkah ever. It’s also the time of year that addictions can feel like King Kong. They […]

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file bankruptcy while living overseas

How to File Bankruptcy While Living Overseas

There are many reasons you might file bankruptcy, whether you’re living in the United States or abroad, but the process becomes more complicated internationally. There are different rules in place to qualify for Chapter 7 or 13 if you’re living off US soil, and especially if you don’t possess American assets. The decision-making process of […]

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Citibank Judgment

How to Stop a Citibank Judgment and Wage Garnishment

Your employer may call you into the office with some awkward news. Your wages are being garnished due to a Citibank judgment awarded against you for past credit card debt. You may have known about the debt or not, you may have been served or not, but now money is coming out of your pocket. […]

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Preparing for a Bankruptcy Consultation

Tips to Prepare for a Bankruptcy Consultation

Filing for bankruptcy can be a long, difficult process, but if you’re working with the right attorney, it can also be relatively painless. Starting with a bankruptcy consultation with a reliable, informed lawyer is a step in the right direction. Although the Internet offers a treasure trove of general information about bankruptcy, due to the […]

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Why Millennials Are More Likely to Have Higher Debt

Why Millennials Are More Likely to Have Higher Debt

You really do have to feel sorry for Millennials. Every day there is a new article bashing the latest generation as if they are to blame for all the economic woes of the 21st century. Everyone loves to write articles about how Millennials are killing this industry or that industry, not buying homes or cars, […]

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Credit Card Debt vs Student Loan Debt

Student Loan Debt vs. Credit Card Debt: Which Should I Pay Off?

Facing student loan debt and credit card debt Q: I graduated with my degree last year, but I’m in a world of debt. Right now I have $22,000 in subsidized Stafford student loan debt, and $17,000 in credit card debt from covering what FAFSA, SNAP, and a part time job didn’t. My current income is […]

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How to Handle Debt After Hurricane Irma

Many residents are still trying to figure out how to get groceries for their families, much less how to get to work or handle credit card payments. Small business owners are going through similar plights, trying to figure out how to allow their employees to come back to work after suffering hundreds of thousands of dollars of damage to their properties.

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Can a Credit Card Company Sue You?

Q: I am not sure if I am being scammed or not, but I got served with a lawsuit this past week. It’s for a delinquent credit card debt that I do owe, but it seems to say that the credit card company itself is suing me. It’s a moot point, as I’m so broke that I’m moving back to Tampa to live with my parents. Can a credit card company sue you?

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Getting in Over Your Head With Fantasy Football Debt?

If you work in an office, frequent sports bars or peruse sports related websites then you’re well aware of America’s second favorite past-time. Fantasy Football started as an Internet-based fan activity that has ballooned from its humble days on YahooGroups and Usenet into a multimillion dollar industry.

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