From bait-and-switch interest rate tactics to anti-foreclosure tips the 56th Edition of the Carnival of Debt Reduction offers great info, including updated reports from My New Choice, MSN and Bankrate.com
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My New Choice has a great post debating the merits of student loan debt
My Other Favorite On-Topic Posts
Tricia presents Did You Hear That? It Was My Jaw Hitting the Floor.posted at Blogging Away Debt
Summary: "Make sure you read the change of terms that you may receive in the mail for your credit cards."
Comment: Excellent post about the double-speak in credit card offers.
...and on a related topic:
David presents Credit Card Balance Transfers: The Art of Moving Debtposted at Money Under 30Summary: Balance Transfers 101
Comment: Excellent how-to on the topic!
Super Saver presents More Options for Preventing Foreclosureposted at My Wealth BuilderSummary: An overview with clear-cut strategies for avoiding foreclosure
Comment: Very helpful piece; good read.
FMF presents Good Reasons to Use Credit Cardsposted at Free Money FinanceSummary: "Why you should use credit cards."
Comment: An insightful piece about the benefits of disciplined credit card use, with helpful links.
J.D. Roth presents Track Every Penny You Spendposted at Get Rich SlowlySummary: Reduce debt by becoming your own bean counter
Comment: Very throughtful piece about how careful notes can reduce your debt load
MSN has a great piece about Protecting Your Credit Score with great links to other excellent articles about credit scores and debt management.
Bankrate.com (via msn) has a thoughtful piece on what a bad credit score really costs
Interesting Related-Personal Finance Posts
Praveen presents Six Simple Steps For Lottery Winnersposted at
My Simple Trading SystemSummary: How to Handle Windfalls 101
Steve Faber presents More Behaviors That Cost Us Moneyposted at DebtBlogSummary: Avoid spending traps, spend frugally and ultimately lighten your debt load.
Scott on Money presents The Importance of Setting and Remembering Financial Goalsposted at Scott on MoneySummary: "To reduce our debt and achieve our other fincial goals we have to keep our goals in mind to motivate ourselves.
Pete presents Budgeting Needs & Wantsposted at
My Financial Awareness
Five Simple Ways of Creating Passive Incomeposted at Getting Out Of DebtComment: Blogging/posting for dollars
That concludes this edition.Thanks to everyone that submitted posts and articles. Thanks to Mighty Bargain Hunter for providing this opportunity.
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