The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone all around the world. Extended isolation and sudden job losses have everyone thinking about their futures. Lots of people are concerned about losing a reliable income source during this time of crisis. Some have even been forced to shut their businesses. The global pandemic has turned many people’s… Read More
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I took out a credit card 4 years ago. At the time I had a job. A few months later I ended up getting pregnant and my morning sickness was so bad 24/7 I had lost my job, then was put on bed rest for my last 4 months of my pregnancy. After my daughter was born I could not afford daycare and my significant other made to much to get state assistance. I wasn't able to pay back my credit card debt.it went into collections in 2013. I have not received any paperwork on the credit card or collection agency since early 2014. Now I received a paper in the mail for a summons to appear in court. I am still not working and have no income to pay for this and my boyfriend doesn't make enough to help pay. I also have no family to help me. What should I do?
Your minimum monthly payment is the lowest amount that you need to pay on your credit card balance. Any less could result in a derogatory mark, any more will clear more of the principal.Â Your monthly payment is one of the most important aspects of your credit card debt and failure to understand this could […]
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When it comes to borrowing money, you have a few options like loans and credit cards. With a loan, you receive a lump sum all at once. You then have to repay that amount, plus interest over time.Â You also have … Continue reading →
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Your first salary is the steppingstone to becoming financially independent, learning healthy savings habits and building your nest egg.
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Recent data suggests that the average driver will spend close to $100,000 onÂ car insuranceÂ over their lifetime. That’s a staggering sum of money, especially when you consider estimates that suggest Americans will pay over $500,000 in that time just to own, operate, and maintain a car. $100,000 is a lot of money to spend on something […]
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A missed credit card or loan payment can have a seriously detrimental effect on your credit report. The golden rule of using a credit card is to make your payments on time every time, building a respectable payment history, avoiding debt, and keeping your creditor happy. But what happens when you fall behind with your […]
Late Payments, Credit Scores and Credit Reports is a post from Pocket Your Dollars.
Credit card debt is on the rise. Millions of Americans are in over their heads. Theyâre losing sleep, losing control, and worried about what the future will hold. But there are solutions, and consolidation is one of the best. Consolidation works by âconsolidatingâ multiple debts into one. Itâs the perfect solution for mounting debt, one […]
How to Consolidate Credit Card Debt is a post from Pocket Your Dollars.
Looking to learn how to save money in college? With ever rising college costs, it can really help your current and future finances if you learn how to save money. Tuition for an in-state public college averages around $25,290. Private college tuition costs twice as much, at an average of $50,900, according to Value Penguin. […]
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Perhaps counterintuitively, consumer credit card debt has fallen since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis. Federal reserve data shows that the total amount of revolving consumer credit, which primarily consists of credit cards charges, fell below one trillion in April … Continue reading →
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