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  • Wife’s deep, dark secret is credit card debt she’s hiding

    Dear Abby: I am married to a great man, but he's very tight with his money. We found out early in our relationship that we couldn't have a joint account because it caused so much fighting. We share our bills, but I am broke all the time. I have credit card debt he doesn't know about. (He hates being in debt.) I have had a problem with credit cards before, and he threatened that if it happened again, we are done. How do I tell him I have more credit card debt without losing him? ...

  • The average credit card debt in every state, ranked

    Jacob Lund/Shutterstock Credit card debt is on the rise in the US, with the average American household carrying $5,700 in credit card debt, according to a new report by ValuePenguin. However, location accounts for differences in credit card debt across American households. ValuePenguin broke down the average credit card debt by state and Alaska comes out on top. More Americans are using credit cards than ever before. And while the average percentage of Americans carrying credit card debt has...

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  • A financial planner shares an 8-step plan to paying off your credit-card debt

    WAYHOME studio/Shutterstock Credit-card debt can often become overwhelming. According to a new report by ValuePenguin, the average American household has $5,700 in credit-card debt. Below, a certified financial planner (CFP) suggests an 8-step plan to paying off your credit card debt. When it comes to credit card debt, it can get overwhelming — and fast. The more you acquire, the more you may want to ignore it and delay paying it back. I know the feeling. I once accrued $10,000 in credit...

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  • The best credit card you can use to pay off debt with no balance transfer fee

    Using this card can help you pay off thousands of dollars at no cost.

  • We looked at the 25 most popular credit cards to help you get out of debt—here's our pick for No. 1

    Some cards will get you out of doubt quicker, and at a lower cost, than others.

  • "It's Been Crazy": Meet The Source Of China's Next Debt Crisis: Millennials With Credit Cards

    Last October, when looking at the breathtaking growth in Chinese new debt, we pointed out the one segment where the danger was most acute: household debt, which in mid 2017 had surged by a whopping 43% in one year even as the growth across other debt categories was relatively stable. In fact, as the next chart shows, Chinese households are on the verge of surpassing the nation's corporations as the biggest source of credit demand. But what was behind the surge in household loan demand? As...

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