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Guest Post – Mortgage Tips and Money Saving Advice

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Tom McConnon contacted me recently and wanted me to share this post with you. If you would like to contribute a guest post, you can contact me here. If you are a first-time home buyer, a mortgage may seem like an overwhelming and intimidating thing if you do not fully understand what it is. Here we break down confusing mortgage ... Read More »

Is the iPhone a Debt Worth Having?

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The new iPhone is out and people are rushing, at a slower pace, yet again to get one. While they may be on the bleeding edge of technology, I wonder how many users of the iPhone can really justify the huge bills they can generate? And you know what will come after this generation of iPhone? That’s right, the next ... Read More »

Turn Crap You Don’t Need Into Cash

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It’s five days until payday, and you’re rifling through jacket pockets and old purses, scrounging for change. But have you recently looked in the basement? Or the attic, the back of the wardrobes, the garage and the kids’ rooms? Is clutter taking over your house? You may be able to turn some of that clutter into cold, hard cash. Selling ... Read More »

Lenora Asks The Squirrel – “What Should I Do About My Debts?”

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Lenora wrote to me and asked: Dear Get Out of Debt Squirrel, What should I do about my debts? I am trying to set up a budget, but even with a budget, I can’t make all my payments. I need help now? I have over $23,000 in credit card bills and I want to get free of all of them. ... Read More »

Be Frugal and Clean. Make Your Own Homemade Laundry Detergent and Save Money

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Trent over at the Simple Dollar posted an article about how to making laundry detergent and enjoying the benefits of homemade laundry detergent, namely saving money. So let’s bump frugality up a notch today and learn how to save money with home made laundry soap. Trent said he’s been experimenting with making lots of cleaning supplies at home, but this ... Read More »

Why Do You Want to Get Out of Debt? Is it for Freedom or Stress?

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It’s interesting to see the many reasons why people want to get out of debt. Cast your vote now and get your opinion in the voting. Read More »

Client Kills Self Just One Payment Away From Being Debt Free

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I’m not surprised that people find it necessary to kill themselves because of financial problems. They do, it’s sad and it’s needless. What makes this so shocking was that he was so close to being debt free. News in yesterday from my office in the Netherlands surprised me. I learned that a fellow that we had helped to turn his ... Read More »

Your Online Debt Collection Rights Guide

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Here is a Quick Online Debt Collection Guide Most people make a big mess out of dealing with the debt collector and don’t know what their fair debt collection rights are. Dealing with a debt collector isn’t so much about learning how to beat the debt collector as it is just understanding what the debt collector can and can’t do. ... Read More »

Debit Card Concerns. Profits Hide Truth About Your Risks.

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For years banks have lied and hidden the reality of debit cards from you. What I’m about to tell you is going to sound counter-intuitive from everything you’ve been taught and believe. Here it is. Don’t use a debit card. It’s not smart financial management. By now you’re probably thinking that I’ve lost my mind but before you judge me, ... Read More »

Five Inside Truths About Debt Management Plans (DMP) You Need to Know

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People are often so confused or uninformed about debt management plans in the US that I wanted to share some truths with you. Here are the five biggest misconceptions people have about debt management plans, in no particular order. Debt Management Plans Are Not Designed for You to Get Out of Debt Since the DMP terms are really dictated by ... Read More »

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