What is Student Loan Forbearance and is it Worth it?

What is Student Loan Forbearance and is it Worth it?

If you’ve got student loans you’re repaying, you may have heard people talk about student loan forbearance. But what does it mean to put your student loans into forbearance? And, is it worth it? According to the Federal Student Aid department, the definition of a...
10 Easy Ways to Get Out of Debt Fast

10 Easy Ways to Get Out of Debt Fast

Debt can be like this large dark cloud looming over your head. At least that is how we felt when we were in debt. It felt like we were just getting by. It was hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. The large payments we made each month barely make a dent in...
How to Improve Your Credit After a Divorce

How to Improve Your Credit After a Divorce

This post is sponsored by Lexington Law Firm. Going through a divorce is rough. There’s so many things to think about, and so many emotional decisions to be made that it’s easy to let a few things slip. The last thing on most people’s minds when they’re going through...
How to Clean Up a Bad Credit History

How to Clean Up a Bad Credit History

Are you working on paying off debt and building wealth? One important step that goes with that is cleaning up bad credit. Note that it will take some work to learn how to do this. Having a spotless credit report won’t happen overnight. However, It’s a...
How to Pay off Debt Without Hurting Your Credit

How to Pay off Debt Without Hurting Your Credit

The thought of paying off your debt sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? No more monthly payments, credit card bills in the mail, or those pesky “Minimum Payment Due” reminders on your phone. Hundreds of extra dollars every month to put toward more exciting financial goals....
How She Paid off $8,400 in Debt in Just 90 Days

How She Paid off $8,400 in Debt in Just 90 Days

Well Kept Wallet chats with Lauren Bowling, who obliterated over $8K in debt and even started a blog about it. Find out what she did to pay down her debt and stay sane. How did you acquire $8,400 in debt? I battled with credit card debt throughout college and...
Is a Debt Consolidation Loan Right for You?

Is a Debt Consolidation Loan Right for You?

Working to pay off credit card debt can be an overwhelming task, however obtaining a personal loan can help some people refinance their debt, get a lower interest rate and make managing their debts easier. Debt consolidation loans can be a key to faster debt repayment...
Should I Pay Off My Mortgage or Invest?

Should I Pay Off My Mortgage or Invest?

It’s the age-old debate. Which is better: to pay off your mortgage early or to make the payments for 30 years and invest your extra cash in the stock market? The answer, honestly, will be different for everyone. It depends on a number of different factors and on your...