Managing Your Consumer Debt

3 Ways to Consolidate Your Debt

Having some debt is a fact of life, but when credit card debt begins to take control of your life, it’s time to have a plan. Here are three strategies for getting your finances in order at:

See How Debt Consolidation Can Help You Save Money

Use this simple calculator to input your debts, monthly payments and months left to pay and see how much you could save. Get started at:

When Is a Personal Loan the Right Option?

It’s easy to fall into the “minimum trap” of paying off loans — especially if you’re on an educator’s pay cycle. The first step to getting your budget under control may be to take out a personal loan. Check out whether this is the right option for you at:


The average household with credit card debt has balances over $6,929.

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