Bankruptcy and Student Loans

Surviving Student Loan Debt

Surviving Student Loan Debt

Student loans may be a necessity for finishing college, but they can be crippling for a young adult fresh out of school. Let’s look at some ways for graduates to survive student loan debt. Student loan debt has now crossed the trillion-dollar mark, leaving more people... read more
Saving for College Tuition

Saving for College Tuition

Saving for college tuition is a great goal. But it’s probably only one financial goal on your list. Unfortunately, your mortgage, credit card debt, student loans, retirement and other finances all come before saving for your child’s educational future. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have options. We’ve put together a few frugal family options to help you start saving for your children’s future.

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Alternatives to Student Loans

Alternatives to Student Loans

There are many choices to consider when deciding what type of school to attend for secondary education. From private to public universities, community colleges and technical schools, let’s look at our options.

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Reverse Mortgages and Bankruptcy: What to Know

When you apply for bankruptcy, the widespread effects on your life can be greater than you imagine. You may be aware of the negative impact on your credit score and credit report, but bankruptcy can also halt any loans payments received through a reverse mortgage. For... read more

America’s Debt Crisis

As of March 2018, the U.S. national debt topped $21 trillion. Let that sink in for a minute. Comparably, the total household consumer debt in the U.S.A. was $13.5 trillion at the same time. The biggest ticket item comprising consumer debt in America? Mortgages. Next... read more

Bankruptcy Quiz: Fact or Fiction?

From the different chapters to your credit report, how much do you actually know about bankruptcy? Take this fact or fiction quiz to test your skills. read more

5 Ways to Avoid Bankruptcy

For diverse reasons that span from medical bills to irresponsible credit use, tens of thousands of US citizens struggle each year to avoid bankruptcy. Whatever your reasons for financial insecurity, dealing with the problem can help you retain a decent credit rating,... read more

Is Student Loan Consolidation Worth It?

As tuition costs have risen astronomically, the burden of student loans has also increased considerably. It’s not uncommon to have five or six different lenders and over $30,000 in debt by the time you graduate. If you’re struggling to keep up with your... read more

FAFSA Tips ‘n’ Tricks

Applying for financial aid can seem like a never-ending series of forms to fill out and hurdles to clear. It all begins with the FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This one application sets the stage for your entire loan processes. The more you know... read more

What the Federal Government is Doing About the Student Loan Situation

With the average college graduate hauling upwards of $30,000 worth of student loan debt into the workforce, it’s not surprising that many aren’t exactly getting a big jump out of the starting gate. In an already tight job market, starting off in debt makes... read more

What It Means to Default on Your Student Loans

Higher education is taking its toll on students across the nation, leading many people to question whether or not a college degree is worth it. As of today, collective student debt is at an astonishing all-time high of $1.16 trillion. That’s $31 billion more than it... read more

What Obama’s doing to Ease the Student Loan Burden and What It Means for You

Brace yourself: big changes are coming to your student loans. For years Congress has been working to pass legislation to help rope in swelling student loans. But much like everything else that’s government-related, it’s important that you read the fine print. That’s... read more

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Why Choose CreditGuard? Learn what sets our debt consolidation services apart from the rest and how we can help you take control of your debt.

The Ultimate Debt Survival Guide. Need some practical advice for dealing with debt? You’ve come to the right place. This free downloadable guide can teach you the basics of managing debt (and more).

Is Debt Settlement a Good Idea? Debt settlement and debt consolidation are not the same. Learn more about the process (and consequences) of settling your debts before going down that path.