All articles tagged: “Credit Card Debt”

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Credit Card Debt To Rise $55.8 Billion By 2016

Credit Card Debt To Rise $55.8 Billion By 2016

You’ve been reading BadCredit.org all year, working on paying off your debt as our how-to guides help you achieve... read more »

Logan Ladnyk

By: Logan Ladnyk • 6/11/15

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Should I Pay Off My Credit Cards or Save Money? 4 Things to Consider

Should I Pay Off My Credit Cards or Save Money? 4 Things to Consider

So you’ve got a little bit of extra cash and are wondering how to make the best use of it. Should you put it toward... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/29/15

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How Did These 10 States Get the Most Credit Card Debt?

How Did These 10 States Get the Most Credit Card Debt?

Earlier this week Credit.com reported the top ten states with the most credit card debt.  While Q3 data shows the... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 12/12/14

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Owing Small Amounts On Your Credit Card Can Be OK; Here’s Why

Owing Small Amounts On Your Credit Card Can Be OK; Here’s Why

Credit utilization – the percentage of available credit that has been borrowed – is the second biggest factor in... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 11/11/14

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Americans Rate Credit Card Debt as Worst Topic to Discuss with Strangers

Americans Rate Credit Card Debt as Worst Topic to Discuss with Strangers

If you’re meeting someone for the first time and trying to come up with a topic for conversation, don’t bring up... read more »

David Andrew

By: David Andrew • 10/27/14

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Credit Card Debt vs. Weight: Which Do Americans Find More Embarrassing?

Credit Card Debt vs. Weight: Which Do Americans Find More Embarrassing?

American consumers are still addicted to credit, buried in debt and embarrassed about it, according to recent data... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 10/6/14

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Pay Off Your Credit Cards Faster with the Debt Quencher App

Pay Off Your Credit Cards Faster with the Debt Quencher App

In a nutshell: Debt Quencher is a no-nonsense program that helps you visualize your credit card debt and develop... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 9/8/14

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Credit Card Debt Nearing 14% Increase Since 2012

Credit Card Debt Nearing 14% Increase Since 2012

A recent credit card debt study shows U.S. consumers continue to pay off credit card debt at a rate of $32.5... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 6/23/14

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CARD Act Saved Credit Card Holders $20 Billion

CARD Act Saved Credit Card Holders $20 Billion

The Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure, or CARD Act, was ratified by Congress and signed into... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/13/14

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Study: Credit Card Debt Higher for African-American Middle Class

Study: Credit Card Debt Higher for African-American Middle Class

The middle class in American society has been dramatically affected by the recent credit crisis and subsequent... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 12/30/13

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Average American Credit Card Debt Fell in Third Quarter

Average American Credit Card Debt Fell in Third Quarter

Americans continue to hold less credit card debt says a new report from the credit reporting agency TransUnion. The... read more »

David Andrew

By: David Andrew • 12/16/13

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3 Ways We Got Out of Credit Card Debt

3 Ways We Got Out of Credit Card Debt

When my husband and I got married, we realized a few weeks after our wedding that between the two of us, we had... read more »

Erika Blaska

By: Erika Blaska • 10/2/13

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Credit Card Debt Likely to Increase Among Young Americans

Credit Card Debt Likely to Increase Among Young Americans

Credit card debt is becoming an increasingly large problem for young Americans. According to a recent study out of... read more »

David Andrew

By: David Andrew • 7/22/13

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Study Suggests Students Should Have One Credit Card to Avoid Potential Debt

Study Suggests Students Should Have One Credit Card to Avoid Potential Debt

It seems like common knowledge we should avoid debt. Each generation goes through the process of accumulating debt,... read more »

Steven Tumulski

By: Steven Tumulski • 7/11/13

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24% of Americans Have More Credit Card Debt Than Savings

24% of Americans Have More Credit Card Debt Than Savings

Many Americans are still in a tough spot financially. According to a recent survey, about one in four Americans has... read more »

David Andrew

By: David Andrew • 6/20/13