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Five Tips to Avoid Credit Card Debt This Holiday Season

Try these five tips to avoid credit card debt, or from going further into debt, over the upcoming holiday season.

1 thing millennials are doing much better than you are

Nearly every other day it seems like we hear another disgruntling statistic about the alleged irresponsibility, laziness or lack of work ethic surrounding the so-called Millennial generation.

Chapter 7 bankruptcy and credit card debt

Borrowers who qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy can discharge the debts relating to their credit cards.

Are you suffering from a debt snowball?

It starts with a small credit card purchase, maybe to buy a minor but necessary item at the grocery store, and before you know it, things get out of control.

Important facts about credit card debt

If you have credit card debt that you are struggling to pay off, there are some very important facts you need to know.

The snowball method for paying credit car debt

Sometimes Florida residents do not require bankruptcy proceedings to get out from under a debt avalanche.

Three possible risks of debt settlement

Debt settlement, which involves negotiating directly with creditors to pay off debt for less than what you owe, is a possible option for debt relief.

Report: Saving is up … but so is credit card debt

Most of us are well-intentioned when it comes to things like spending and saving. However, the reality is that things sometimes come up that can make the ability to do either difficult if not impossible.

CFPB hits credit card company with $3M fine over debt sales

The unfortunate reality for many consumers is that they often feel powerless in their dealings with credit card companies.

The psychological side of credit card debt

Many experts suggest that those in Florida who are struggling with credit card debt first take a moment to examine the debt, considering it from all sides, rather than just looking at the raw numbers.