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Paying off Debt

Paying off Debt: Debt Snowball vs. Debt Avalanche

The first stage of financial independence and building wealth is eliminating debt. Most people choose one of two strategies: debt snowball vs. debt avalanche. Before you choose a side, you should do one pre-debt elimination step: list all your debts so that you can visually see what they’re costing you. Then you can begin selecting Read more

Debt Management Tools

Manage Your Debt with These Debt Payoff Apps

It can be difficult to pay off debt. However, we have access to a number of debt management tools designed to handle our finances. Whether the goal is to eliminate debt or set and achieve a financial goal, you can select the app that works best for you and your unique situation. Here’s a selection Read more

When to Refinance

When Refinancing Makes Sense

Last Updated: April 17, 2020 One good thing about having expensive debt is the possibility of converting your current loans to a better one. While refinancing may potentially save you money, it can backfire if done incorrectly. Knowing how, and when, to refinance is just as important as refinancing itself. How Refinancing Works Refinancing is Read more

Pay Off Debt

First Step to Paying off Debt: Understanding Debt Rates

To become financially independent and build wealth, you must pay off debt. You should understand your debt rates, how much debt is owed, and what it costs. Then you can begin to create the most appropriate debt repayment plan. Step 1: Know How Much Debt You Owe How much debt do you currently carry? Chances Read more

Home Equity Line of Credit

Credit Line: What It Is and How It Works

Some people know it as a credit line; others know it as a line of credit. It’s simply an amount of money that is available for borrowing. A credit line is very useful when you need financial flexibility. You may have an issue arise where you need to have access to money quickly. Credit lines Read more