Nation’s Top Ten Consumer Complaints: Credit/Debt Issues Rank High

Katie Bryan · 31 July 2012

6 Reasons Why Too Much Debt is Costly

Katie Bryan · 30 July 2012

Painless Ways to Pay off High Interest Debt

Katie Bryan · 24 July 2012

5 Ways to Reduce Your Debts

Katie Bryan · 19 July 2012

Recovering from Overwhelming Debt

Katie Bryan · 17 July 2012

Paying Down Debt

Katie Bryan · 16 July 2012

Dig Yourself Out of Debt Action Plan

Katie Bryan · 10 July 2012

Help Me With Debt: Where to Get Help

Katie Bryan · 28 June 2012

How Do I Get Out of Debt?

Katie Bryan · 28 June 2012

What is Debt and Why is Too Much Debt Costly?

Katie Bryan · 28 June 2012

Paying Off Holiday Debt

Katie Bryan · 28 December 2011

Don’t Increase Debt During the Holidays

Katie Bryan · 15 November 2011

Lowering Debt Can Raise Your Credit Score

Katie Bryan · 17 August 2011

Get Out of Debt

Katie Bryan · 21 May 2011

Tip of the Day

  • To minimize interest charges, limit credit card purchases to those you can pay off in full at the end of the month. In the end you'll have more for emergency savings.

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Getting Out of Debt

In 2004, Tonya Shelton was facing financial ruin. Barely making more than minimum wage and having lost her home to an unexpected family crisis, Shelton and her family were forced to live in a rundown hotel.


Taking Steps Toward Financial Fitness

Nicky Vasquez learned about Virginia Saves when she attended her first class with Bank On Virginia Beach. The instructor shared how important it was to have a written savings goal, and the entire class joined Virginia Saves as the first step toward financial fitness.


Jump-Starting a Financial Makeover

Nichelle Johnson, a single mom with two teenage children, knows what it’s like to stretch a dollar. When she moved back to Virginia Beach in 2008, she provided for her family with just a part-time library position.