Which Bills Should I Pay First When Money is Tight?

A reader who suffered the loss of a job (and reduced income) wanted to know which bills to pay first when money is tight. While circumstances can vary from one person to the next, there are certain priorities that most financial experts agree on. Housing, phone, utilities and transportation usually top the list.

How to Stop Creditor and Debt Collector Calls & Harassment

This article explains what you can do to stop harassment coming from debt collectors and creditors. For the most part, it’s as simple as providing a written request that they stop contacting you. This is usually enough to end all communications. Read the article for more information on this subject, or refer to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).