Don't let your debt get you down! Many consumers these days are struggling with debt. For some, it is medical debt from an illness or accident suffered by them or a loved one. For others, it is credit card debt. Many find that it has built up into a mountain of debt that seems impossible to pay down. High interest rates and late payment penalties on unmanageable debt may have compounded the problem, making it … [Read more...]
Archives for December 2014
The U.S. National Debt by the Numbers
Want to know about what's up with our national debt? According to the U.S. Treasury Department, the total amount of the U.S. national debt was $16.74 trillion on Sept. 30. Almost all of that is dependent on the statutory debt ceiling and that is presently set at just under $16.7 trillion. This actually leaves an unused debt capacity of only $25 million. Real-time numbers can be viewed 24/7 online with the national debt … [Read more...]
Is Student Loan Consolidation a Viable Option For You?
Is Student Loan Consolidation a Viable Option For You? Currently, student loan debt in the U.S. is more than one trillion dollars. In fact, $26,000 or more is the average amount of student loan debt carried by college graduates. As many as 37,000,000 Americans owe student loans and many of them are worried about that unpaid debt. Many of those students and graduates are interested in student loan consolidation for … [Read more...]