Category: Debt

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Is Your Net Worth a True Measure of Wealth?

I measure my financial standing by my income, although I’ve heard that your net worth is a better number. What is your net worth? Do you know how to calculate it? Is it the best way to measure your wealth? Here’s a...

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I’ve Had Enough! I’m Destroying My Mortgage Debt Now!

My mortgage has been a chain around my neck too long. I’m ready to be rid of it. So I’m trying to pay off my mortgage as quickly as possible. Being debt-free, really debt-free, is something my wife and I have set...

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Student Loan Debt Cycle: Breaking Free from Its Grasp

How can I attend college without being a statistic in the student loan debt cycle? The student loan crisis is at an all time high – $1.4 TRILLION – with a “T”. That is a crazy big number. If you had 1 million...

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How My Debt Makes Me a Slave in the Modern World

I Feel Like My Debt Makes Me a Slave to My Bank. What’s the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions slavery? Do you think of a racially charged movie? Maybe you think historically of the prejudice of owning a human being...

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Pay Down Your Debt Quickly with the Right Method!

My debt load is crushing my finances! I need relief! Do you have debt? You may be thinking, “What a dumb question. Of course I have debt. Doesn’t everybody?” Yes . . . and no. Roughly 75% of all Americans have debt,...