Tag Archives: debt payoff

When paying down card debt, focus on APRs, not balances

Kelly Dilworth

If you’re juggling multiple balances on a handful of cards, there are any number of wrong ways – and one right way – to divvy up your credit card payments. New research by the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests that…
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To cut credit card debt, change how you pay your bills

Kelly Dilworth

When you’re dealing with a large amount of credit card debt, every tweak you make to your spending and payment habits can add up to big savings over time. One of the easiest ways to speed up your debt repayment:…
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6 ways hockey can help you erase debt

Erica Sandberg

What do overdue bills and hockey pucks have in common? Turns out a lot. As an avid hockey fan and (very) amateur player, I’ve found that this most beautiful game can teach us a lot about how best to deal with…
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12 Days of Christmas payoff? Decades!

Jeff Herman

If you put the partridge in a pear tree, two turtle doves and all the rest of the 12 Days of Christmas on your credit card, you’d have a whopper of a bill to pay off. How big a bill?…
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