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Gerri Detweiler

Director of Consumer Education, Credit.com |  In Personal Finance, Managing Debt

Gerri Detweiler is Credit.com’s Director of Consumer Education. She focuses on helping people understand their credit and debt, and writes about those issues, as well as financial legislation, budgeting, debt recovery and savings strategies. She is also the co-author of Debt Collection Answers: How to Use Debt Collection Laws to Protect Your Rights, and Reduce Stress: Real-Life Solutions for Solving Your Credit Crisis as well as host of TalkCreditRadio.com.

How a Good Deed Could Earn You $30,000

Personal Finance

How a Good Deed Could Earn You $30,000

How a Good Deed Could Earn You $30,000

What would you do if you were told you were being given $30,000 out of the blue by an anonymous donor? You’d probably think exactly what Royal Nunes thought: “It’s a scam.” “They called me while I was playing basketball and I said, ‘You are lying.’ I almost hung up the phone,” he laughs. But… Read More

What Is the Best Way to Consolidate Debt?

Managing Debt

What Is the Best Way to Consolidate Debt?

What Is the Best Way to Consolidate Debt?

Debt consolidation often seems like the perfect way to conquer your debt: consolidate your balances into a single loan and make one monthly payment until you are debt-free. While there may not be a single best way to consolidate debt, it is possible to narrow down the top options for your situation. Personal Loan A… Read More

How One Woman Survived Divorce & Bankruptcy

Managing Debt

How One Woman Survived Divorce & Bankruptcy

How One Woman Survived Divorce & Bankruptcy

Divorce can simplify finances — if for no other reason because there’s a lot less potential for miscommunication. Just one person is making household financial decisions, so it’s a lot easier to know what’s going on. Indeed, a recent Credit.com survey found that 51% of divorced women say that they are very satisfied with how… Read More

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