17 People Who Blogged Themselves Out of Debt

Studies show that you are 42% more likely to accomplish a goal if you write it down. Research also confirms that having an accountability partner or group greatly increases your chances of accomplishing goals. Workplace strategy expert and researcher, Leigh Stringer summarizes the findings of Dr. Robert Cialdini, a well-known social psychologist, More...

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How We Pay Cash for Cars

If you know anything about us, you know we hate debt so much that we’ve never had a car payment for the entirety of our marriage. We want you to know that you can pay cash for your cars, and we’re going to show More...

By LaTisha Styles On Sunday, September 4th, 2016
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How to Fix Bad Credit?

Ready to fix bad credit? There’s no doubt that living in the modern world requires credit. Yes, you can live without a credit card and survive on cash and cash back debit cards. I know because I did it for over More...

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How to Get Your Free Credit Score

A credit score is just a number. But the reality is, it’s a number that is used to rank you at various points in your life. When you turn 18 and become eligible to begin managing credit, that number will begin More...

By Aja McClanahan On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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We Got Out of Over $120K in Debt- Here’s How

It’s true, we got out of over $120k in debt. I previously thought we had paid off only $100,000 in debt but when a fact checker contacted us for our story in Yahoo! Finance, I realized that we had more than $100k! More...

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By Sandy Smith On Monday, February 29th, 2016
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#29Days Project

All month long we have been highlighting the financial state of people of color. Visit our sub-site http://29days.colorful.money for more information on this financial movement and for all statistics shared all More...

By LaTisha Styles On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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How Can I Fix My Bad Credit?

Ready to fix your credit? There’s no doubt that living in the modern world requires credit. Yes, you can live without a credit card and survive on cash and cash back debit cards. I know because I did it for over More...

By Dorethia Kelly On Sunday, February 21st, 2016
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James’ Inspiring Money Journey

Hey! I received this message in my inbox and it warmed my heart. I’m always grateful to hear how people have changed their financial lives. I asked James if I could share and he agreed as I know it will encourage More...

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By LaTisha Styles On Sunday, February 14th, 2016
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How to do an Annual Financial Check-up

It’s time for a financial check-up. Doing an annual financial check-up is crucial if you want to improve your financial success. Just like your health, car and other aspects of your life, your finances should More...

By Dorethia Kelly On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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Credit Collection Tactics

It seems that the motto of credit collection companies is ‘by any means necessary!’ Honestly, you can’t blame them, it’s their job, though we all wish they were a little more humane about it! The truth is, More...

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Did you know?

African Americans are significantly more likely to have some type of debt (94%) compared with the general population (82%). Credit card debt, student loan debt, and personal loans are all significantly higher in the African American community.

Source: Prudential’s 2013 "African American Financial Experience" study