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How to Remove a Judgment From Your Credit Report

If you’ve ever been involved in a lawsuit that went to trial then you are probably familiar with the term ‘judgment.”  A judgment is a formal decision made by a court following a lawsuit. In the world of credit, it’s not uncommon for creditors or debt collectors to sue debtors for nonpayment of their debts… Read More

Links We Love: How to Keep Back-to-School From Breaking the Bank

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others around the web! With back-to-school season in full swing, this week we’re highlighting how to keep back-to-school from breaking the bank, leaving college with less student loan debt, a new school resource for parents and kids (from the CFPB) and how… Read More

How Do I Get Collections Removed From My Credit Reports?

When you default on a credit obligation the original creditor will try to collect it from you directly. After enough time has passed, they’ll grow tired and either consign the debt to a collection agency, or sell it to a debt buyer.  At this point you’ll likely start getting letters and phone calls from collection… Read More

Links We Love: Would Your Life Change If You Became a Millionaire Overnight?

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others on the web! This week we’re highlighting a story about winning a windfall –how would your life change if you became a millionaire overnight?–as well as advice on how to tell your kids “no” when it comes to spending money, creative… Read More

Links We Love: 28 of the Biggest Money Wasters

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others on the web! This week we’re highlighting 28 of the biggest money wasters according to real people (on reddit!), why the “fear of missing out” and “you only live once” philosophies are keeping you from getting rich, the surprising link between… Read More

Help! I Just Got Married and My Spouse Is Drowning in Credit Card Debt!

On the first date, you talked about your likes and dislikes. During your second date, you shared your backgrounds and hopes for the future. And on the third, fourth, fifth and all subsequent outings, you spoke about every topic under the sun — except your finances. And unfortunately, it wasn’t until after you said “I… Read More

Links We Love: Confessions From A Spoiled Rich Kid

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others on the web! This week we’re highlighting confessions from a spoiled rich kid — a great story and the lessons Marco shares are priceless, ways to feel rich without spending money, how to climb up when you’ve hit rock bottom, free family… Read More