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Debt, Diets, and Dinosaurs

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Overeating and debt have a lot in common.  Like the facility of chugging ice-cold eggnog, it’s easy to charge things on your credit card in a frenzy of impulse buys. For instance, the act of going to the grocery store on an empty stomach can encompass both gluttony and spendthrift. As your stomach is growling and you look in your cart, you say to yourself, “Am I really going to eat ...

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Refined Debt

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Do you ever wonder if refined, British people can, in actuality, really be the product of massive amounts of personal debt? But of course.

On November 20, RT News reported that the “total personal debt in the U.K. has reached record highs – 1.4 trillion pounds, a new report has shown.” The article goes on to say that this is roughly the equivalent of 94% of the United Kingdom’s economic output. ...

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Consumer Confidence Leads to Overspending

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With the holiday season hot on our tails, consumers across the country are gearing up for their annual shopping binge. Now that the government shutdown is over and a debt deal has been struck between opposing parties, economists have already surmised that the two events have collided to give consumers that extra confidence boost necessary to fully engage in holiday shopping warfare: envision a cloud of smoke rising after the extra ...

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Small Business Debt

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Opening up a small business always seems like a good idea: it helps the local economy, provides jobs and lets you, the owner, do something that you’re passionate about. In fact, Freedom Debt Relief started out as a small business with only five employees.

Now, while we are a mid-sized company, our passion for debt relief has only grown even stronger. This is not to say that we have not endured our ...

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Credit, Debt, and Relief

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Do you ever look at the word debt and wonder where it came from? It’s a pretty ugly word and the placement of that silent ‘b’ is misleading at best, but that’s the way debt rolls: subtly. And credit cards most certainly operate under the same MO, with hidden fees operating under the guise of low APRs and ‘rewards.’

The definition of ‘credit’ on Merriam-Webster.com is: “money that a bank or business ...

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