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Debt is a reality for mostly everybody, but it doesn’t define your financial future. Learn how to keep debt manageable and pay it off.

Debt is a reality for mostly everybody, but it doesn’t define your financial future. Learn how to keep debt manageable and pay it off.

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Steps to help you get out of debt Watch video 

Credit card debt management

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The domino effect of credit card debt

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How to tackle financial stress

For many Americans, financial concerns are their number-one stress point. Here are 6 ways to help reduce your money stress and get motivated to take control of your finances.

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Negotiating with creditors Watch video 

Could a credit counselor help me?

If you're juggling multiple debts, struggling to get by or just need a little financial guidance, a credit counselor may be able to help. Here are 8 things to know in advance.

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4 strategies to pay off credit card debt fast

How do you pay off debt fast? The key is to develop a good plan and stick to it. Here are 4 strategies to help you pay off credit card debt fast.

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What is the difference between “secured” and “unsecured” credit? Watch video 

What's the best way to pay off credit card debt?

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Guidelines for borrowing from family

Borrowing money from family or friends can be beneficial for both of you—but it comes with unique risks. Here are 7 steps to take when you ask a family member or friend to write a check.

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The slippery slope of credit card debt: A veteran's guide

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Understanding balance transfers

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7 steps toward debt repayment

Carrying debt affects your spending now—and your future savings. Although paying off debt can seem daunting, you can start to tackle it by following 7 simple steps.

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Strategies for paying down debts Watch video 

Emergency cash: What are your options?

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What does “co-signing” a loan mean and what are your responsibilities? Watch video 
Debt and your family after the military Watch video 

What happens if you take out a payday loan?

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Debt after the military: 5 things to know

If you have debt post-military service, you’re not alone. Be aware of these 5 key factors to help you manage it successfully.

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Defining personal bankruptcy Watch video 
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Choosing a credit counselor Watch video 
Your conversation with a credit counselor Watch video 
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