If you are a tech savvy budgeter or a pencil and paper type we have a plan for you. We also take a look at what debt you’re responsible for and how far collectors can go. And somehow a free trip to Hawaii got in there. Remember, if you like any of our weekly favorites, we encourage you to follow them on twitter for regular updates. And don’t forget to follow Credit.com at @CreditExperts while you’re at it!
8 Ways Technology Can Streamline Financial Management
For people who are comfortable with using everything technology has to offer, the benefit of financial tech is a huge for a structured financial life.
How to Build a Budget the Old Fashioned Way: With a Pencil and Paper
Jennifer Kerr from PerkStreet knows that not everyone is tech savvy and some prefer budgeting the old traditional way.
Capital One Dredges Up Decade-old, Charged-off Debt
You may not be responsible for repaying credit card debt. In some cases lenders will begin billing again after debts are charged off or past the statute of limitations. In these cases your bill may say “past due” but should say “nothing due.”
How Hard Can Credit Card Collector Push
Marcie Geffner at Bankrate takes a look at how far credit card collectors may push, what constitutes harassment and then explains what collectors legally can and can’t do when attempting to collect a debt.
Dump Your Debt and Reward Yourself
Marcia Brixey at Forbes believes in wise rewards as an incentive to pay down debt. Her annual free airfare to Hawaii will make even the biggest debt pessimists believe in tackling their debt.
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