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What to Do If You Can’t Pay a Bill

By Steven Shaw on 4/28/2016

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It can be stressful to realize you can’t cover all your bills. Regardless of how it happened — unforeseen circumstances like a job loss or emergency, or a mistake like forgetting about a payment — the bills have to be paid. You can’t escape it.

The best thing to do when you find yourself in this troubling situation is to work through things one at a time to find a solution that fits your budget and minimizes any damage to your credit or finances.

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Can a Bill I Never Received Wreck My Homebuying Chances?

By Steven Shaw on 7/2/2015

Can a Bill I Never Received Wreck My Homebuying Chances?

Imagine getting ready to deploy halfway around the world. You want to be absolutely certain that nothing goes financially haywire while you are away, and so you make sure you take care of business before you go. Your cellphone’s not going to work in Iraq, so you put that account on hold.

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Which Monthly Bills Affect Your Credit Score? Most People Don’t Know

By Steven Shaw on 11/4/2014

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Here’s the truth about your credit score: There are more things that can hurt it than help it, and there’s some confusion about how that works.

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