Tag

credit card debt

Browsing

ReadyForZero is a new, launching (still in beta), application to help consumers with loads of credit card debt, cleanse their financial sheets. It is basically advertised as an application which simulates what a financial advisor will tell some with loads of credit card debt. Y Combinator-backed startup ReadyForZero is announcing a $260,000 seed round of funding from a number of well-known angel investors including Steve Chen, the co-founder of YouTube; Dave McClure, Benjamin Ling, Nils…

The recession saw a definite drop in the amount of 0% credit card offers seen in the mail. With the credit crunch, it was quite difficult to qualify for any kind of loan — including a credit card. Even though credit is still a bit crunched, issuers are starting to come back from the brink a little bit, offering credit cards again. [ad#Content 300×250] One type of credit card offer you might see in your…

With the Federal Reserve trying to bolster the United States economy, interest rates are close to an all time low. Banks are able to borrow money from the Fed at just 0.25%. Since rates are so low, banks have dropped interest rates on all deposit and investment products. A standard savings account is yielding just 0.10%. Low interest rates are not just terrible for savings accounts. They hurt certificates of deposits, bonds, and other investments…

In order to make back the money lost by the Credit Card Act of 2009, credit card companies are trying new tricks to raise money. At a time when consumers are trying everything possible to get out of debt, credit card companies are doing everything possible to keep them in debt. In order to protect yourself from these shady practices, you have to know your rights under the law. Here are 3 new ways that…

Today I want to talk about the four letter word that we all hate, DEBT! Debt is the enemy of building wealth and can rob you of your financial dreams. Too many Americans find themselves unable to enjoy life because of debt problems. Today we want to take a look at a 4 step approach to eradicating debt. Follow these 4 steps and your debt free dreams can come true. 1. Organize your debts. The…