How One Man Helped Bring Down a Debt Collection Scam

Using techniques he developed as a copier salesman.

The Year We Saved $10K, If Mortgage Payments Count

We just passed the $10,000 dollar mark in extra mortgage payments.

I Played Through Payback, the New Game About College Debt

The team behind Spent has a new game designed to teach people how difficult it is to get through college without racking up massive debt.

How Working Two Jobs Helped Me Pay Off $14K in Debt

Nothing felt better than making that final payment.

I Paid Off My Husband’s Student Loans

“You know,” I said casually one day, “it would make more sense for me to pay those off than for you to keep paying 7 percent interest on them.”

I Sent My Ex-Boyfriend Money for Three Years After We Broke Up

He had loaned me $3,986.83, and I wanted to pay it back.

Debt Free by the Big Day

I wanted to pay off all my credit card debt by our wedding day.

Five Years of Payments Under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Ten years and 120 payments sounded daunting, but now that I’m halfway there, I can almost see the top of the hill.

Does Your Alma Mater Influence Your Lifetime Earnings?

Yes, although many of us were told that it “doesn’t matter” where we go to college, that we can get “just as far” as someone from one of those prestigious schools, this might not actually be the case.

Let’s Throw Some Money At Our Problems: July 2017 Monthly Check-In

It’s time to check in on our debt payments and savings goals again.