What is a Debt “Snowball”?

A reader asked us last week “what’s a snowball?” Fair question. We’re talking money, not weather here at DebtKid. Here’s the answer, the best that I can give it to you, but it is further explained in the “Total Money…

Do you need a foreclosure lawyer?

As someone who went through a foreclosure without using a Lawyer, my experience is a bit biased. But with millions of homeowners underwater, and many facing foreclosure, the demand for foreclosure lawyers has skyrocketed. What would a foreclosure lawyer do?…

Meet Jessica W: $15,278 in debt

As a fellow DebtKid reader, I’m honored to be joining the DebtKid writing team for a while, and I look forward to joining you all in our journey towards debt freedom. My husband and I are a young family in…

Lose your home without losing your mind

Sometimes I think I’m a trendsetter. But not in good ways. Right now you can’t watch any news program without hearing about rising debt levels and thousands of people losing their homes to foreclosure. Hmmm…that definitely sounds like me circa…