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Frisky Rant: Pay Off Your Own Debt!

I graduated from college two years ago with $115,000 in student loans. I’m paying them off a little at a time, and when I need a reason to drink, I…

Diana Vilibert | October 27, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Unemployed Law Student Asks College For A Refund

You’ve worked hard through grad school, but when you’re ready to graduate there are NO jobs in your field. Should you get a refund on your school tuition? It’s a…

Julie Gerstein | October 26, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Dear Wendy: “I’m Afraid To Date Because I’m $190,000 In Debt”

I’m a 31-year-old, single guy in Chicago. I’m at a point in my life where I’d like to find a great woman and think about settling down and perhaps start…

Wendy Atterberry | September 12, 2010 - 2:00 pm

My Two Cents: I Used A Credit Consolidation Agency To Crush My Debt

When I was 27, I finally took my head out of the sand and did what I had been dreading for months. I added up the balances of my credit…

Rainbow Kirby | August 12, 2010 - 6:00 pm

“Real Housewives Of NJ” Teresa Giudice Is $11 Million In Debt

You thought you had credit card debt: a New Jersey bankruptcy court says Teresa Giudice and her husband, Joe, of “The Real Housewives Of New Jersey,” owe $11 million to…

Jessica Wakeman | June 7, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Money 101: Get Out Of Debt Now!

One Venti latte five mornings a week. You could probably pay for your caffeine addiction with cash, but who carries around stacks of green besides strippers and Lil Wayne? Plastic…

Heather Teilhet | June 3, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Money 101: When To Pay With Cash, When To Use Credit Cards & When To Finance

If you’re lucky enough to have money in this crap-tastic economy, you’ve got to do all you can to make sure you’re using it wisely enough to not only remain…

Chelsea Kaplan | May 3, 2010 - 4:30 pm

My Two Cents: How I Got Out Of Debt

In certain ways, I think of my life in two parts. There was before, when I was more carefree, more irresponsible, and carried debt. And there’s after, where I’m a…

Susannah Breslin | April 14, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Husband Paid Off My Loans, Now I Feel Indebted

Recently, a wonderful, terrific, incredible thing in my life happened, but I’m still having a little trouble embracing the good news. Two weeks ago, my husband of four months dipped…

Wendy Atterberry | December 2, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Would You Ever Cut Yourself Off?

Are cutting credit cards up a new recession trend? The Atlantic thinks so: “Cutting up credit cards is a classic solution to the temptations of easy credit, but as Americans…

Leonora Epstein | November 19, 2009 - 12:20 pm

Wedding Debt Can Last Longer Than Marriage

If you have an extravagant wedding, you might be in debt longer than your marriage lasts. According to a U.K. financial management company, couples borrow an average of $42,000 to…

Catherine Strawn | July 29, 2009 - 5:10 pm