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How does paying off a loan affect your credit score?

By Steve Ely on 2/20/2013

Paying off loans is great for reducing your financial burden, and getting out of debt.  But it's not so good for your credit score.

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Many Lawmakers Dealing With Student Loan Debt

By Steven Shaw on 2/17/2013

Many Lawmakers Dealing With Student Loan Debt

Millions of adults across the country are still struggling with outstanding student loan debt in their name, and that includes many who have been out in the workforce for decades, as well as some of the nation’s top lawmakers.

In recent years, 46 members of the U.S. Congress still carry student loan debt of some kind, and the total value of those balances could be as high as a combined $4.3 million, according to new research from the nonprofit Open Secrets Center for Responsive Politics. The list of lawmakers includes five U.S. Senators and 41 Representatives.

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Here’s Why You Need to Get Debt-Free

By Steven Shaw on 2/15/2013

Inspiration to Get Out of Debt

By this time of year, most of our New Year’s resolutions have been long abandoned, with our old habits remaining firmly in place. But it’s never too late to make a get-out-of-debt plan that you can actually maintain.

And how do you make a plan that sticks? Well first it helps to determine your motivation for being debt-free. To help you do that, I’ll talk about the main reasons why getting out of debt can make your life better — plus strategies to help you do so.

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