I’m a shopaholic — here’s how I paid off $15K in debt in 2 years

I’m a shopaholic — here’s how I paid off K in debt in 2 years

Gotta give her credit — a UK self-confessed shopaholic claims she paid off more than $15,000 in debt in two years by practicing zero-based budgeting and cash stuffing. Sarah Bartlett, 37, says she was juggling eight credit cards at one point as she splashed out for theater tickets, clothes, designer handbags, iPhones — even a … Read more

Donna Kelce reveals her famous cookie recipe to help pay student lunch debt

Donna Kelce reveals her famous cookie recipe to help pay student lunch debt

Donna Kelce is known for supporting her sons, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce and Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce — but they’re not the only children she shows support to. Annie’s Barn, a small business in the Kansas City area, caught the 71-year-old’s attention with a coffee mug that said, “It’s Mama Kelce’s … Read more

I paid off $80,000 in student loans in three years with this simple side hustle — you can do it too

I paid off ,000 in student loans in three years with this simple side hustle — you can do it too

One man’s trash is another man’s ticket to financial freedom. Clever college grad Kelsey Mikula, 26, found a genius way to pay off a whopping $80,000 in student loans in just three years — by buying and reselling old clothes using sites like eBay. Prowling the aisles at the Salvation Army, Goodwill and other local … Read more

Riley Keough refuses to pay Lisa Marie Presley UK home debt — claims statute of limitations

Riley Keough refuses to pay Lisa Marie Presley UK home debt — claims statute of limitations

She marked that bill return to sender. Riley Keough is standing her ground against Barclay’s Bank, which seeking to recoup a 2010 loan given to her late mother, Lisa Marie Presley. Presley purchased Coes Hall, an estate in Rotherfield, UK, over a decade ago and the financial institution is allegedly seeking to recoup an outstanding balance of … Read more

I bought a bagel shop instead of going to college

I bought a bagel shop instead of going to college

Milo Klotzkin decided to skip college and make some real dough. Last spring, he was a senior at Jackson Memorial High in Jackson Township, New Jersey, making solid As and Bs. He was accepted at Monmouth University and planned to attend the private college to study finance with a minor in pre-law. But then, over … Read more

Dear Abby: My best friend’s boyfriend hid $55K in credit card debt

Dear Abby: My best friend’s boyfriend hid K in credit card debt

DEAR ABBY: My very dear friend has discovered that her live-in boyfriend of two years has been hiding $55,000 in credit card debt. This man contributes very little to the household expenses (she owns the home) and barely helps to maintain it. Instead, he spends his money on alcohol and vaping products.  He refuses to … Read more

I’m a millionaire, here’s the one thing all rich people do with their money

I’m a millionaire, here’s the one thing all rich people do with their money

A US millionaire has revealed the one thing all “rich people” do differently when it comes to money, claiming it has nothing to do with how much they have in the bank. In a viral TikTok video, social media user ‘Taylor Money’ claimed there is a big difference in the way millionaires view their money, … Read more

My divorce left me in crippling debt — winning ‘Jeopardy!’ changed my life

My divorce left me in crippling debt — winning ‘Jeopardy!’ changed my life

What is “life-changing”? A now-50-year-old divorcé was left drowning in debt after his split — but “Jeopardy!” changed it all. Robert Slaven, who split from his wife of six years after having two children, said he “was able to turn [his] life around” thanks to the long-running game show, with winnings that exceeded $130,000. Slaven … Read more

We sold all our belongings to move into a rural shed: ‘Living a dream’

We sold all our belongings to move into a rural shed: ‘Living a dream’

A couple sold their belongings to live in a tiny, off-grid Georgia “shed” — now they’re shedding some light on how they earn $35,000 to $60,000 a year and became debt-free. “We came to realize being in a small space together was more what we enjoyed,” John Kernohan, 61, told SWNS. Kernohan and his wife, … Read more

NYC mom, 38, announces own death in tragic Instagram post: ‘I knew how deeply I was loved’

NYC mom, 38, announces own death in tragic Instagram post: ‘I knew how deeply I was loved’

A Brooklyn mom announced her own death Tuesday in a heartbreaking social media post she had penned to ensure friends and family knew how “deeply” she was loved. Casey McIntyre, 38, died Sunday of ovarian cancer. She was a publisher at Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House that publishes books for kids and young … Read more

I went thousands into debt to become an influencer — it could have ruined me

I went thousands into debt to become an influencer — it could have ruined me

Her life must have seemed perfect on social media — but in reality, she was addicted to a life of luxury that pushed her into debt. Sarah Bartlett, 37, from Bristol, England, said her shopping addiction — fueled by the desire to take the perfect Instagram photo — sent her into $14,540 of debt over … Read more

How a pregnant Airbnb host lost her home and $300K: ‘Literal s–tstorm’

How a pregnant Airbnb host lost her home and 0K: ‘Literal s–tstorm’

An Airbnb “superhost” said her short-term rental apartment became a literal “s—tstorm” — one that left her in $300,000 of debt. The San Francisco woman, who goes by Coach Erika on X, said she ended up pregnant and homeless after guests in the two-unit building she used her “life savings” to buy flooded her apartment … Read more

Travel influencer slammed for telling followers to ‘just book a flight’: ‘I’m literally in crippling debt’

Travel influencer slammed for telling followers to ‘just book a flight’: ‘I’m literally in crippling  debt’

A travel blogger has been slammed for sharing a “tone-deaf” post urging her almost half a million followers to “just book a flight.” Kat Crittenden, of California, has clocked more than 19 million likes on her TikToks that flaunt her travel adventures around the world. However, her latest clip has somewhat backfired after many accused … Read more

‘Buy now, pay later’ schemes left me thousands of dollars in debt

‘Buy now, pay later’ schemes left me thousands of dollars in debt

She’s paying now. Chantal Derrick, 26, is warning others about online platforms that allow you to “buy now” and “pay later,” claiming she ended up nearly $4,000 in debt from Klarna and VeryPay. “When you’re young and careless with money, it’s so easy to get sucked down the rabbit hole,” the UK traffic management worker … Read more

I’m a serial bridesmaid — my real-life ‘27 Dresses’ left me drowning in debt

I’m a serial bridesmaid — my real-life ‘27 Dresses’ left me drowning in debt

Always a bridesmaid, never a bride. Jaelle Coope, 27, has been a bridesmaid 14 times and while she’s honored to be included in so many special days, she said she’s been left drowning in debt. “The first time I was a bridesmaid I was 18 years old and it was for my brother’s wedding,” Coope … Read more

Most people can only stay debt-free for 8.5 weeks: poll

Most people can only stay debt-free for 8.5 weeks: poll

What would you do to be completely debt-free? A new survey found Americans would give up social media for a year (32%) spend a night on a remote island (31%) and even go a month without internet access (29%). According to the poll of 2,000 U.S. adults, the average person feels they could only stay … Read more

Gen Z is ditching credit cards for ‘cash stuffing’ in ’90s throwback

Gen Z is ditching credit cards for ‘cash stuffing’ in ’90s throwback

Along with flip phones, micromini skirts and popcorn tops, Gen Z is bringing cash back. A staggering 69% of Gen Z is using cash now versus just 12 months ago — more so than Gen X (47%) and baby boomers (37%) — according to a recent report published by Credit Karma, a digital personal finance and … Read more

Nicolas Cage recalls being $6 million in debt: ‘I was over-invested in real estate’

Nicolas Cage recalls being  million in debt: ‘I was over-invested in real estate’

Nicolas Cage has recalled the “dark” time he had to accept “crummy” film roles to be able to get himself out of being $6 million in debt. Appearing on CBS’s “60 Minutes” Sunday, the Oscar winner recalled his financial struggles after the real estate market crashed, saying he signed up for any role he could just to be … Read more

I was $70K in debt — now I’m ‘cash stuffing’ to become a millionaire

I was K in debt — now I’m ‘cash stuffing’ to become a millionaire

Gotta give her credit. A Texas woman claims she got herself out of $70,000 in debt — and is on her way to making $1 million by teaching others how to do the same. Jasmine Taylor, 31, from Amarillo, said she lost her job and struggled to make ends meet in early 2021, buried under … Read more