Debt

Cash or Card?

Cash or Card?

The percentage of people using credit cards as the sole method of payment has increased dramatically in recent years. More than 50% of credit card holders are now using their credit cards for everyday purchases. No doubt the lure of the rewards programs offered by most credit cards today has a lot to do with this trend. What’s yet unknown but predictable is the harm this will have on the financial health of many of these people.

Should You Use Debt Consolidation to Pay Off High Interest Credit Cards?

Should You Use Debt Consolidation to Pay Off High Interest Credit Cards?

Paying interest, especially high-interest charges on credit cards, can be painful. When you find yourself owing on several credit cards, and it becomes harder and harder to make the payments, that’s when you begin to look for some kind of relief. But, is debt consolidation right for you?