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North Dakota Resident Debt Relief

By Pat McManamon | January 13, 2022

North Dakota’s nickname — “The Peace Garden State” — belies the somewhat harsh economic struggles that the state has endured in recent years and ones it continues to be plagued…

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Military Predatory Lending: Check-Cashing Stores, Payday Lenders, Pawnshops, and Rent-To-Own

By Pat McManamon | January 12, 2022

It’s a sad and too-common sight just outside the U.S. military bases: A gauntlet of pawnshops and payday-loan shops alongside fast-food restaurants and liquor stores. These shops are anything but…

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Income-Driven Student Loan Debt Relief

By Joey Johnston | December 21, 2021

If you have student loan debt, you have plenty of company. More than 43 million Americans had a total of $1.76 trillion in student loan debt by the end of…

Financial Help

By George Morris | December 6, 2021

Financial Help For Those in Need Many organizations have programs designed for those with specific needs, but it can be difficult to find information about these resources. We’re here to…

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Getting a Home Loan or Mortgage For People With Disabilities

By Pat McManamon | November 9, 2021

The American dream of buying a home does not have an asterisk. Sadly though, many of the 54 million Americans who live with disabilities do not own their own home,…

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Arkansas Resident Debt Relief

By Joey Johnston | November 9, 2021

The average resident of Arkansas has a credit card debt of $4,791. This is lower than the national average of $5,315, however, Arkansas’s higher than average rate of poverty can…

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Mississippi Resident Debt Relief

By Pat McManamon | November 9, 2021

The most recent ranking of states by U.S. News and World Report was not kind to Mississippi. Again. The state ranks 49th in the nation in terms of best places to…

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Idaho Resident Debt Relief

By Joey Johnston | November 9, 2021

At least one economic predictor thinks Idahoans could be on the path toward brighter days ahead. Idaho has the nation’s third-best economic outlook for 2021, according to The website…

Try Again

By George Morris | November 3, 2021

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Maine Resident Debt Relief

By Joey Johnston | October 27, 2021

Maine has a reputation for resilience – thank the rugged weather and geography that has taught Mainers what it takes to scratch out a living in spite of the elements.…