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Debt Consolidation: Too Much of a Good Thing?
Personal Finance

Debt Consolidation: Too Much of a Good Thing?

When you're strapped for cash, debt consolidation may sound as refreshing as an iced cold glass of water on a hot day. The irony is that debt consolidation loans require you to take on more debt, the very thing you already have too much of.

Kirk Haverkamp
14 years ago
Debt Management for Couples
Personal Finance

Debt Management for Couples

Rodney Dangerfield once said, "My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met." Dangerfield's characteristic sarcasm about relationships hits home for couples battling over the most common point of contention-money.

David  Mully
14 years ago
Choosing a Tax Debt Relief Specialist
Personal Finance

Choosing a Tax Debt Relief Specialist

Trying to navigate your way out of a tax jam is like wandering through the forest without a compass. If you're deep into the bush of back tax debt, it may be crucial to enlist the help of a guide to get you out. In the tax world, guides are known as Tax Debt Relief Specialists.

Kirk Haverkamp
14 years ago
CD Rates - Certificate of Deposit Rates
Personal Finance

CD Rates - Certificate of Deposit Rates

If you have cash in a savings account that you don't need for a while, consider depositing it into a certificate of deposit (CD). The interest rate will be higher than in a savings account. Remember, where savings are concerned, interest is the name of the game.

Kara  Johnson
14 years ago