How to Manage Money in Marriage

How to Manage Money in Marriage

MALE ANNOUNCER: COMING UP ON “MARRIAGE TODAY WITH JIMMY & KAREN”… JIMMY EVANS: WHEN WE GOT MARRIED AND WE WOULD TALK ABOUT MONEY, KAREN CALLED ME A SPENDTHRIFT AND I CALLED HER A TIGHTWAD. THAT’S WHY WE COULDN’T TALK ABOUT MONEY, BECAUSE WE JUDGED EACH OTHER SO MUCH AND SHE WOULD–WHEN SHE’D CALL ME A

Think Twice Before Closing a Credit Card

Think Twice Before Closing a Credit Card

Hello, and welcome to Your Money 2.0. I’m Thomas Fox, Community Outreach Director of Cambridge Credit Counseling. Many people have adopted a frugal lifestyle lately to help them adjust to today’s difficult economic conditions. They’ve trimmed their budget, adjusted their spending, and taken steps to maximize their earnings. In order to avoid the temptation to

How to Avoid Debt – the Credit Card Trap

How to Avoid Debt – the Credit Card Trap

so when you try to budget as a consumer you know obviously if we all had our druthers we pay cash for everything we would never need credit for anything that’s not realistic for most people note seven out of ten americans live pay check to pay check which means they’re probably living credit card

Debt Settlement Companies Under Scrutiny

Debt Settlement Companies Under Scrutiny

Hello, and welcome to Your Money 2.0. I’m Thomas Fox, Community Outreach Director for Cambridge Credit Counseling. Overall, it’s been a bad month for debt settlement companies, as attorneys general from Illinois to West Virginia have become serious about combating abusive practices within the debt settlement industry. The New York State Attorney General’s Office recently

Debt Settlement vs. Debt Management

Debt Settlement vs. Debt Management

Hello, and welcome to Your Money 2.0. I’m Thomas Fox, Community Outreach Director for Cambridge Credit Counseling. In our last episode we discussed problems involving the debt settlement industry. We’ve received a fair amount of feedback, and among your most-asked questions was “What is the difference between debt settlement and debt management?” As we said

Northwest Justice Project: Help with Medical Debt in Washington State

Northwest Justice Project: Help with Medical Debt in Washington State

Having medical bills can cause fear, worry, and embarrassment. You may begin to lose hope. Unfortunately, ignoring them can lead to bigger problems. Your bills might get turned over to a collection agent, and you might even get sued. Your bills might get turned over to a collection agent, and you might even get sued.