Latest Articles by Erika

Holiday Debt Averaged $1,381 in 2020, Reaching a 6-Year High Amid Pandemic
The holiday season is a time for celebrating and exchanging gifts with loved ones — which can often mean swiping credit cards or taking on loans in the process. About a third (31%) of all consumers took on debt to pay for holiday expenses this year, according to a December ... Continue Reading
December 28, 2020
5 Apps That Loan You Money Before Payday
Financial emergencies have a habit of cropping up at the worst possible time — when you’re stuck in between paychecks. You might be tempted to turn to a credit card or a payday loan, but those could rack up costly fees. You may be able ... Continue Reading
December 22, 2020
Medical Bill Debt Forgiveness: How to Reduce Your Hospital Bill
Health problems put a strain on your quality of life, and that stress can be amplified by unmanageable medical bills. In many cases, however, it’s possible to get hospital bills reduced so that at least some of that debt is forgiven. The best way to appeal for medical bill debt ... Continue Reading
October 22, 2020