New (to me) Debt Reduction Calculators

Paying Off Debt

I’ve never met a debt reduction calculator that I didn’t like. That’s why I was thrilled when I discovered the Tools sections at They have and entire page of calculators of all kinds, including Credit Card Calculators, Debt Calculators, Loan Calculators, and Mortgage Calculators. There are other financial calculators there as well, and all […]

January 6, 2011

Snowflake Your Way Out of Debt

Paying Off Debt

If you have been hanging around personal finance blogs for a while, you have no doubt heard of Dave Ramsey’s Debt Snowball method of debt elimination. What you may not have heard of, however, is Snowflaking as a debt reduction tactic. I first heard of Snowflaking at I’ve Paid for This Twice Already. And while […]

May 19, 2008

In Debt We Trust on YouTube

Paying Off Debt

About a year ago I blogged about the documentary, In Debt We Trust. At that time it was only playing in theaters in selected cities. Today I discovered that the entire documentary is available on YouTube. It’s in nine parts of about ten minutes each. Here are the links: In Debt We Trust Part 1In […]

May 14, 2008

In Debt We Trust

Paying Off Debt

Last week in my surfing, I came upon another documentary about debt, In Debt We Trust. In Debt We Trust was written, directed, and produced by journalist Danny Schechter and, according to the website, it “shows us how the mall replaced the factory as America’s dominant economic engine.” The film was inspired by the book […]

March 29, 2007

Maxed Out, the Movie

Paying Off Debt

Last April I wrote about Maxed Out, a documentary about Americans in debt that I had heard about and was eager to see. (Not to be confused with Maxed Out, the tv show I blogged about earlier.) Almost a year later, Maxed Out, the movie, is finally being released in some of the major markets. […]

February 19, 2007