This Week @ Financial Literacy 101

Medication tablet with words DEBT $ RELIEF.

Escaping the Debt Trap

By taking a careful look at the information and guidance provided this week, you'll be in the best possible position to avoid getting snared.

How Debt Happens

Introduction to Escaping the Debt Trap.

Why Credit Cards Can Mire You in Debt

Advice for minimizing the odds of credit card debt trap happening to you -- and tips on how to keep your credit score healthy.

What to Do When You're Underwater on a Mortgage

Being underwater on a mortgage comes with some serious risks and limitations. Most people can escape this trap by avoiding new debts while continuing to make monthly payments.

Student Loans Can Ensnare You in a Debt Trap

How to avoid or escape the debt trap of student loans.

Is Bankruptcy a Solution to Debt Trap Trouble?

If done properly, bankruptcy protection can go a long way toward rehabilitating your credit score -- and improving your overall financial health.

High-Interest Loans and Other Alternative Services

By considering the options outlined here, borrowers can eventually move on from subprime lending, improving their long-term financial prospects in the process.

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Medication tablet with words DEBT $ RELIEF.

Last Week @ Financial Literacy 101

Escaping the Debt Trap

By taking a careful look at the information and guidance provided this week, you'll be in the best possible position to avoid getting snared.

How Debt Happens

Introduction to Escaping the Debt Trap.

Why Credit Cards Can Mire You in Debt

Advice for minimizing the odds of credit card debt trap happening to you -- and tips on how to keep your credit score healthy.

What to Do When You're Underwater on a Mortgage

Being underwater on a mortgage comes with some serious risks and limitations. Most people can escape this trap by avoiding new debts while continuing to make monthly payments.

Student Loans Can Ensnare You in a Debt Trap

How to avoid or escape the debt trap of student loans.

Is Bankruptcy a Solution to Debt Trap Trouble?

If done properly, bankruptcy protection can go a long way toward rehabilitating your credit score -- and improving your overall financial health.

High-Interest Loans and Other Alternative Services

By considering the options outlined here, borrowers can eventually move on from subprime lending, improving their long-term financial prospects in the process.

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