Master the art of budgeting to tackle student debt

January 21, 2012 by  
Filed under Debt & Credit Free

Master the art of budgeting to tackle student debt
With collective nationwide student loan debt at a whopping $ 15-billion, Mr. Schwartz and other non-profit credit counselling services are keeping their doors wide open to debt-ridden students who need a whirlwind education in financial management. …
Read more on Financial Post (blog)


The Best 4 Years of Your Life… Are Over: 5 Financial Steps for 20-Somethings also offers free credit monitoring that automatically notifies you by email if any significant change to your credit report is detected. Your debts: Pay them off before saving. Contributing to your savings account is usually tip number …
Read more on Huffington Post


Portugal to need “debt haircut” as economy tips into Grecian downward spiral
While some of the latest damage reflects forced selling of Portuguese debt after Standard & Poor’s cut the country’s credit rating to junk status last Friday, there are deeper worries that sharp fiscal cuts by the free-market government of Pedro Passos …