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Debt Relief Options in North Carolina

By Bill Fay | March 24, 2022

Debt Relief Programs in North Carolina If you need debt relief in North Carolina, banks, credit unions, credit counseling agencies (nonprofit and for-profit), and online lenders can help consumers pay…

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Debt Relief Options in Georgia

By Bill Fay | March 23, 2022

Debt Relief Programs in Georgia Relief for debt can be found in Georgia, with several options and/or programs addressing what can be burdensome problem. Credit counseling agencies (nonprofit and for-profit),…

Debt Relief Options in Illinois

By Maureen Milliken | March 17, 2022

Debt Relief Programs in Illinois Illinois residents who are looking for help with debt can find it through banks, credit unions, online lenders and debt-relief companies (both nonprofit credit counseling…

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Americans in Debt: How Do You Compare?

By Katherine Pilnick | May 19, 2021

Debt-free Americans are a dying breed. We may not have as much debt as we used to, but collectively, we are still very much in the red. The average American…

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The Economics of Marijuana Legalization

By Bill Fay | May 18, 2021

Now that residents of Colorado and Washington voted to legalize and regulate the sale of recreational marijuana for adults over 21, and 18 states and the District of Columbia all…

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What You Should Know about America’s Deficit and Its Debt

By Bill Fay | May 18, 2021

Over the next several weeks, there is going to be a lot of chatter about the debt, as the fight to raise or not to raise the debt ceiling will…

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Key Figures Behind America’s Consumer Debt

By Bill Fay | January 17, 2019

Debt remains an enormous issue for Americans. The recession that struck 15 years ago threw millions out of work and destroyed nest eggs, and after a recovery had things looking…

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Poverty in the United States

By Bill Fay | October 31, 2018

Poverty is the human condition of being unable to obtain or provide a standard level of food, water and/or shelter for you or your family. It exists in every country…

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Debt Relief Options in Texas

By Bill Fay | October 19, 2016

Debt Relief Programs in Texas If you need debt relief options to help with credit card debt, there are many choices in Texas. Credit counseling agencies (nonprofit and for-profit), banks,…

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California Debt Relief

By Bill Fay | October 19, 2016

Debt Relief Programs in California California led the nation in Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings in the first quarter of 2022, so there are a lot of people there who could…