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After getting engaged, the author started paying down debt and raising her credit score. A feature on the Credit Karma app made a huge difference.
I’ve paid off $12,000 of credit card debt in 3 months thanks to a strategy that’s just strict enough to work
During a move, the author racked up about $20,000 in credit card debt. After the move, she got serious about paying it off.
A good debt-to-income ratio can help you secure a loan. Lenders look for the balance between your earnings every month and the amount you owe.
Before she changed her money mindset, she believed she should be able to spend her money on whatever she wanted because she worked hard at her job.
It's important to keep your credit in good standing to get better interest rates, apply for credit cards that offer top-tier benefits, and save money.
If you’re drowning in multiple monthly credit card payments, consolidating your debt may help you get back on track
Debt consolidation — i.e. turning multiple monthly debt payments into a single payment — can make repayment more manageable.
70% of millennials say they’d vote for a socialist. 5 facts about their debt-saddled economic situation tell you why.
Millennials and Gen Z are less likely than older generations to favor capitalism — only around half of each cohort does, according to a YouGov poll.
Millennials are pretty grim about their wages — at least when they compare themselves to the rest of their generation.
Credit-card debt is surprisingly common among millennials, but many of them aren’t worried about paying it off
30% of millennials with credit-card debt have little to no stress about it. Credit-card debt can damage your credit score, affecting wealth building.
Most people who pay off their debts don’t get a windfall or declare bankruptcy — they just have a plan
According to a survey from Insider and Morning Consult, respondents also paid off debt with financial help or windfall or by declaring bankruptcy.