debt snowball

Getting out of Debt

How the Debt Snowball Method Works

The debt snowball method is the fastest way to pay off your debt. You'll pay off the smallest debt while making the minimum payment on all your other debts, and gain momentum as each one gets paid off.

Getting out of Debt

10 Reasons People Stay in Debt

There are all sorts of reasons people choose their shiny credit card instead of being debt-free. Here are 10 of the biggest reasons people stay in debt.

Home Buying & Selling

What Is an FHA Loan?

Shopping for a home mortgage? An FHA loan allows you to buy with as little as 3.5% down—but its total cost is more expensive than a conventional loan.

Home Buying & Selling

What is a 15-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage?

Buying a home is a huge decision, and picking the right mortgage is a huge part of that process! Here's why the 15-year fixed-rate mortgage might be one of your best options when it comes to buying a house.