Beat Debt in a Bad Economy - Debt problems still plague too many Americans as credit card debt continues to remain sharply higher than it was last year, up 5.9 percent over July 2011 levels according to the Federal Reserve. The Fed says that the average household is saddled with $15,587 in credit card debt and faced with unprecedented financial challenges during this extended period of bad economic news.
Transferring a Credit Card Balance - If you have good credit but carry a credit card balance, you may receive offers to transfer your balance to a different card. If the APR you are paying is 15 percent or more, this may a good time to save a lot of money by transferring your balance to a card with an introductory 0 percent interest rate for a year or more.
Debt: Is Another Four Letter Word - The word debt is made up of four letters, and for many people, it has the same connotation as many other four letter words.