Debt Reduction

Should you invest while paying off debt?

Should you invest while paying off debt?

Traditional approaches to eliminating debt tend to create a black-and-white view of money matters — reduce spending so you can increase debt payments. It may seem counterintuitive, but investing while you’re managing and paying off loans can help you eliminate debt....
The new grad’s guide to getting out of debt

The new grad’s guide to getting out of debt

Congratulations! You’ve just graduated from college. As you embark on your exciting journey into adulthood, you are likely weighed down by a mountain of debt. Student debt is the most obvious burden graduates face, but credit card debt and auto loans can also add to...
Diving deeper into debt: How much is too much?

Diving deeper into debt: How much is too much?

If you’re like a majority of Americans, you carry some (or a lot) of debt. The average amount of debt per American adult is $38,000, excluding home mortgages. That’s a lot of debt! Most of it is concentrated in credit cards, student loans, and car loans. But being in...