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HubMob Weekly Topic: Getting Out of Debt

  1. Princessa profile image86
    Princessaposted 6 years ago

    http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv19/wyanjen/HubMob/HUBMOB-BANNER-2011.jpg

    Happy New Year!!!!

    This is this first Monday of the year, the best time to start new projects and work on New Year's resolutions to try to improve our quality of life.  And this month, HubPages is helping Hubbers to get their hands on their personal finances with the "Money grows on Hubs" January contest.

    Here in the HubMob we are going to be supporting the contest and will be writing about the same topic.  For the first week of January the HubMob Weekly topic will be "Getting Out of Debt".  For those of you who are interested in entering your hubs in the contest please read carefully the contest rules  before you post your hub. 

    http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv19/wyanjen/HubMob/out-of-debt.jpg



    As in previous contests, there is a daily bonus for those who write about a given topic during the week.  The scheduled bonus topics for this week will be

    Monday, January 3rd: Understanding Finance
    Tuesday, January 4th: Credit Cards
    Wednesday, January 5th: Student Loans
    Thursday, January 6th: Car Loans
    Friday, January 7th: Home Mortgages and Loans
    Saturday, January 8th: Debt and Bankruptcy
    Sunday, January 9th: Tax and Taxes

    Remember that you can add extra interest to your hub making it both: a HubMob and a Contest hub at the same time.  To enter your hub in this week's contest you only need to publish a relevant hub on the topic and categorize it under personal finances.  To enter your Hub in the HubMob please follow the instructions below.    

    1.  START YOUR HUB CLICKING THIS LINK.  Choose the "Answer this Question" green button.  Choose the MAKE A HUB ABOUT IT option. 

    2. Include the HubMob RSS Feed in your hub: http://hubpages.com/question/95696/hubm … ew&rss
    For more information on how to add the RSS feed to your hub you can click here

    4. Add the New HubMob graphic http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv19 … R-2011.jpg  or this week's HubMob graphic http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv19 … f-debt.jpg
    to your hub so that everyone who reads it will know that it is part of the official HubMob topic of the week

    5. Categorize: Please make sure you categorize your hub according to your chosen topic. 

    6. After you publish your Hub, come back to the forum and post a link to your hub with a brief description of what you wrote about and why. 


    Have a great start of the year!!!

    1. vox vocis profile image91
      vox vocisposted 6 years ago in reply to this
    2. oceansnsunsets profile image89
      oceansnsunsetsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Here is my hub for the contest and hub mob weekly topic. 

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Getting-Out-of- … ggage?done

      This hub focuses on getting out of debt, and especially credit card debt which can lead to being perpetually in debt.

    3. YU_First 1 profile image61
      YU_First 1posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Student-Loans-A … umer-Loans

      Student loans have evolved, served many and are now a booming businees.

      Presently, others consider them abominable and oppressive...

    4. Princess Shelly profile image61
      Princess Shellyposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Getting out of debt is the subject of this hub. It's a "How-To", and motivational!  Enjoy!

      http://hubpages.com/hub/To-be-or-not-to … e-question

    5. authorfriendly profile image82
      authorfriendlyposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Here is my hubmob help for homeowners whose mortgage is worth more than their home:
      http://hubpages.com/hub/Short-Sale-Information

    6. arthurchappell profile image61
      arthurchappellposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      My first Hub-mob posting   on the subject of Debt, in keeping with today's bonus topic - Saturday, January 8th: Debt and Bankruptcy
      http://hubpages.com/hub/Being-in-debt-s … ebt-advice

      Basically my piece is a confession to my own debts as a warning to others not to do what I did.

      Struggling with the RS feed - put what I think is the right link but it cionnects to hubs about romance

      1. rmcrayne profile image94
        rmcrayneposted 6 years ago in reply to this



        You have to "copy hyperlink" or "copy shortcut", not merely "copy".  You can also click on Princessa's RSS link, taking you to the link, then copy address from navigation bar.

        1. arthurchappell profile image61
          arthurchappellposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          thanks, got it sorted now - cheers for your advice

          1. barryrutherford profile image32
            barryrutherfordposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            RMCRayne

            This appears at the bottom of my hub after saving the RSS Feed

            "This does not appear to be a valid RSS feed."


            I seem to remember having  this problem last year.  I do not see any  option but to copy or select all !


            regards

            Barry

            1. wyanjen profile image88
              wyanjenposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Hi Barry

              If you click the link in step #2 of the first post, you can copy the URL in the address bar at the top of the page once it loads.

              smile

              1. rmcrayne profile image94
                rmcrayneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                Thanks Jen.  I was out all afternoon and evening running errands.  Got some new Peds pro gear (puzzles, travel games, etc.).

                1. 59
                  Information Here!posted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  I answered the weekly HubMob question with this Hub:

                  Financing Your Education: How to Get The Most Useful Information about Student Loans!

                2. wyanjen profile image88
                  wyanjenposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  No prob smile I was just passing through...

    7. 59
      Information Here!posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I've made a Hub to answer the weekly HubMob question!

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Borrowing-To-Bu … hink-About

    8. 59
      Information Here!posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      This Hub was written to answer the weekly HubMob question!

      How to Get Your Personal Finance Questions Answered Today! Want to Know About Credit or Debt?

  2. Princessa profile image86
    Princessaposted 6 years ago

    For those HubMobsters entering the contest, please remember that the daily bonus starts everyday at 12:01 P.M. (PT)

    If you are outside PT this time converter will help you keep track of time http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html

  3. DzyMsLizzy profile image89
    DzyMsLizzyposted 6 years ago

    Hmmmmmm.....

    I'm no economist; have no more than a layman's very general grasp of the laws surrounding banking etc.; I'm not a statistician; I don't have money in the stock market and I wasn't born with the proverbial silver spoon in my mouth.

    What I do have is some level of real-life experience and opinion.  For me, this is a hot-button topic of "Oh, boy--don't get me started!"

    I'm afraid any hub I might submit on the topic would be very sardonic in nature, and strictly based on personal opinion.

    I'm not sure that angle would meet the spirit of either the hub mob or the contest!

    However, if that sort of twist would be acceptable, let me know, and I'll tell all.  wink

    1. Princessa profile image86
      Princessaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Hi, while the HubMob is very open to different styles and angles to a given topic, the Contest is more specific.  For further information about suitability for the contest please refer to the contest rules.

      Otherwise, you are welcome with new styles and original takes at our HubMob topic.

      1. Denise Handlon profile image88
        Denise Handlonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Princessa, you're so cool!   smile

      2. soni2006 profile image46
        soni2006posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Princessa, you are always up with new innovations. I like your style.

        1. Princessa profile image86
          Princessaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Thank you soni, it is always fun to look for new topics or to join forces with other HubPages initiatives like the contest. This is not my "strong subject" but I am hoping to find some time to write at least one hub on the topic.

          1. soni2006 profile image46
            soni2006posted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Best of luck dear.

  4. Dorsi profile image89
    Dorsiposted 6 years ago

    OK I think I entered this pretty correctly! I've got the HubMob graphic and RSS feed on my hub. The only thing was I published the hub yesterday so I didn't actually answer straight from the question because I wrote the hub before the question was posted - is this OK?

    Heres my hub:
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Instant-Prepaid-Credit-Cards

    1. Denise Handlon profile image88
      Denise Handlonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      sorry Dorsi-I just clicked on your hub and it was not coming through for me. Check it out again.  smile

      1. Dorsi profile image89
        Dorsiposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I had to delete it and republish then re-enter the contest. I published it too soon - new link is http://hubpages.com/hub/Instant-Visa-Pr … edit-Cards

    2. rmcrayne profile image94
      rmcrayneposted 6 years ago in reply to this



      Sorry, but first and foremost, you must start from Princessa's link.  See this reply from me on another forum thread regarding contest/HubMob hubs:

      http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/63663#post1401590

      1. Dorsi profile image89
        Dorsiposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks I unpublished and deleted the hub/then republished it and entered correctly!

  5. rachellrobinson profile image84
    rachellrobinsonposted 6 years ago

    http://hubpages.com/hub/I-dont-want-to-live-in-debt

    This is my idea on how to get out of debt.

  6. KCC Big Country profile image84
    KCC Big Countryposted 6 years ago

    http://hubpages.com/hub/How-Do-I-Get-Out-of-Debt

    This is my contribution for the day.  smile

  7. pakpub profile image21
    pakpubposted 6 years ago
  8. sligobay profile image75
    sligobayposted 6 years ago

    Well this is quite an addictive little Mob you've created.
    Understanding Finance was my choisce and put me under some healthy performance pressure tis evening. I published at 11:59 0n Jan 3rd.

    I use a film from 1964, Mary Poppins, to demonstrate the choices we need to understand and make to get out of debt and stay out of debt. It is designed to use to teach children important principles of responsible finance in a fun way. I hope that you enjoy the Hub. http://hubpages.com/hub/Tuppence-Invest … ng-Finance

    1. rmcrayne profile image94
      rmcrayneposted 6 years ago in reply to this



      So true!  And HubMob has helped me to write on topics I otherwise would not have thought of.  Some of these hubs have been my top traffic-getters.

      1. sligobay profile image75
        sligobayposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks for the encouragement.

      2. soni2006 profile image46
        soni2006posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I agree with RM. The same has happened to me. I plan to write for the hubmob again.

  9. 59
    mandynealeposted 6 years ago

    Just posted a hub on Virtual Credit Cards

  10. Patty Inglish, MS profile image88
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 6 years ago

    Here is one on some pitfalls of credit cards.

    http://hubpages.com/hub/How-to-Avoid-Cr … Bankruptcy

    1. soni2006 profile image46
      soni2006posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Excellent one Patty.

  11. Dorsi profile image89
    Dorsiposted 6 years ago

    Published just in the nick of time!!

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Instant-Visa-Pr … edit-Cards

  12. Whitepines profile image62
    Whitepinesposted 6 years ago

    I think I did this right. Mine is on budgeting to help you get out of debt:
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Budgeting-to-Get-Out-of-Debt

    1. wyanjen profile image88
      wyanjenposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Your hub looks great smile


      Good job

  13. wyanjen profile image88
    wyanjenposted 6 years ago

    Here's one way to start digging yourself out:

    Chip away debt with interest free credit cards


    smile

  14. Purple Perl profile image79
    Purple Perlposted 6 years ago

    Credit Cards For Students-Helpful Tips For Students Using A Credit Card
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Credit-Cards-Fo … redit-Card

  15. Sweetsusieg profile image84
    Sweetsusiegposted 6 years ago

    My Hub is about not using those pre-approved credit cards and a couple alternatives to them. 

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Pre-Approved-Cr … -way-to-go

    1. Sweetsusieg profile image84
      Sweetsusiegposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Its telling me that the rss feed isn't working!!  not sure what to do!

      1. Loren's Gem profile image85
        Loren's Gemposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        have you tried refreshing your browser?

        1. Sweetsusieg profile image84
          Sweetsusiegposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Yep, it's still not there, the message I get is this:   This does not appear to be a valid RSS feed. 

          Hoping someone can help me!  I'd like to be in the contest, since the rss feed didn't work, I'm probably out of the running!

          1. barryrutherford profile image32
            barryrutherfordposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Having a working  rss feed to other hubs is not essential for you entering the competition.  I had the same issue in one of the earlier competitions.  hope this relieves you anxiety to being  included in  the competition...

          2. rmcrayne profile image94
            rmcrayneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            HubMob has nothing to do with your contest eligiblity.  We merely mirror contest topics to minimize confusion.  If you follow all the rules for the contest you should be good.  Check out the contest thread.  Always lots of good questions and answers there: 

            http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/63785

            Read more about the history and mission of HubMob: 

            http://hubpages.com/hub/What-is-a-HubMo … o-join-one

            http://hubpages.com/hub/How-to-Write-a-HubMob-Hub

      2. rmcrayne profile image94
        rmcrayneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        This is a common problem when you just select "copy". 

        Try clicking on the link, taking you to the RSS feed.  Then copy the link from the navigation bar. 

        Or right click on the link, and instead of "copy", select "copy link", "copy hyperlink" or "copy shortcut". 

        Check out step by step screen shots here:

        http://hubpages.com/hub/HubMob-For-Dumm … HubMob-Hub

        1. Sweetsusieg profile image84
          Sweetsusiegposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Excellent - Thank you .. That worked!!  I certainly appreciate your help!

  16. Loren's Gem profile image85
    Loren's Gemposted 6 years ago

    One for today, its about the different types of credit cards and how to choose one that's best for you:

    http://hubpages.com/hub/TypesofCreditCa … orYou?done

  17. SEO Expert Kerala profile image59
    SEO Expert Keralaposted 6 years ago

    Student Loans - Birds View Of Education Loans
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Student-Loans-B … tion-Loans

    Understanding Credit Cards -What You Need to Know About Credit Cards
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Understanding-C … edit-Cards


    What is the limit of maximum no of articles per day ?

  18. melbel profile image92
    melbelposted 6 years ago

    Here's my first one for this week's HubMob:
    http://hubpages.com/hub/-Student-Loans- … a-Cosigner

    More to come throughout the week. tongue

  19. Karanda profile image84
    Karandaposted 6 years ago

    The Family Budget and Credit Card Balances is the title for my hub as part of the HubMob weekly topic 'Getting out of Debt'.

    http://hubpages.com/hub/The-Family-Budg … d-Balances

    1. soni2006 profile image46
      soni2006posted 6 years ago

      My first hub for the hubmob and fourth for student loans category in the contest.

      Problems Associated With Getting Student Loans In India

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Problems-Associ … s-In-India

    2. soni2006 profile image46
      soni2006posted 6 years ago

      My second hub for hubmob


      Step By Step Student Loan Process For Pursuing Higher Education

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Step-By-Step-St … -Education

    3. DzyMsLizzy profile image89
      DzyMsLizzyposted 6 years ago

      Here is my submission--although, as I warned, it's from the upside-down perspective, and takes on the real culprits.  I've ignored trying to 'give advice' and instead attempt to trace the root of the problem.

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Understanding-F … -Down-Side

      (Also--I changed the title PRIOR to publishing, but the original version is showing up here for some reason.)

      1. rmcrayne profile image94
        rmcrayneposted 6 years ago in reply to this



        You can change the title, but you cannot change the URL.

        1. DzyMsLizzy profile image89
          DzyMsLizzyposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          oh.  bummer.  Thanks..next time I'll think harder in the first place.  wink

    4. Rosie2010 profile image83
      Rosie2010posted 6 years ago

      Hiya Princessa, I love participating in contests and I sure love participating in the Weekly Hubmob topics.. but finance is really not my cup of tea. I am certainly not in a position to give any advice on money management.  I don't have any money, so I don't have any money problems. lol  Sorry, I am bowing out this week.

      Have a great 2011,
      Rosie

      1. Princessa profile image86
        Princessaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Have a great 2011 you too Rosie.  I am on the same boat, finances are not my "forte" so it looks like I'll just sit back and learn a few things from all the finance hubs submitted this week.

    5. YU_First 1 profile image61
      YU_First 1posted 6 years ago

      http://hubpages.com/t/1eae2f

      Car loans can secure you freedom after bankruptcy

    6. soni2006 profile image46
      soni2006posted 6 years ago
    7. barryrutherford profile image32
      barryrutherfordposted 6 years ago
    8. elayne001 profile image47
      elayne001posted 6 years ago
      1. rmcrayne profile image94
        rmcrayneposted 6 years ago in reply to this



        So sorry elayne but none of these were started from Princessa's link, are therefore not HubMob hubs, and therefore are not eligible for posting in this thread.  Again sorry.

    9. Dorsi profile image89
      Dorsiposted 6 years ago

      Here is my entry - covers todays contest topic today too.
      Being a Cosigner on a Mortgage - Should You Cosign

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Being-a-Cosigne … You-Cosign

    10. Chin chin profile image89
      Chin chinposted 6 years ago

      Here's my hub for the week about Pre-approved car loans.

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Pre-Approved-Ca … hy-and-How

    11. barryrutherford profile image32
      barryrutherfordposted 6 years ago

      authorfreindly

      Princess Shelley

      Yu First one 

      VoxVocis

      Oceansunsets

      There is no need to repost the whole original competition post at the start of this thread by Princessa.  In fact please don't do it- unless your replying to a particular question;  Reposting takes up far too much room and is quite distracting...

      You do this by using the last Icon button at the bottom of the page & not the reply button to make a post. marked (post a reply)

      1. rmcrayne profile image94
        rmcrayneposted 6 years ago in reply to this



        Worth repeating.  Just scroll to the bottom of the thread and click on "post a reply".

    12. Kevin Peter profile image76
      Kevin Peterposted 6 years ago

      Back to Hubmob challenges
      ..
      How To Choose Best Home Mortgage ?
      http://hubpages.com/hub/How-To-Choose-B … tgage-Plan

    13. travelespresso profile image84
      travelespressoposted 6 years ago

      I've just added a hub to hubmob.  Its lovely to write for the hubmob again! 

      http://hubpages.com/hub/-How-to-Choose- … -Insurance

    14. melbel profile image92
      melbelposted 6 years ago

      Got my second one in for the week:
      http://hubpages.com/hub/-FHA-Loan-Requirements

    15. travelespresso profile image84
      travelespressoposted 6 years ago
    16. sarovai profile image61
      sarovaiposted 6 years ago

      I attended second one in hubmob.

      my link is

      http://hubpages.com/hub/how-to-get-out- … -some-tips

    17. anujagarwal profile image69
      anujagarwalposted 6 years ago

      Link to my hub describing different Construction plans a builder offers to buy a house:

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Construction-Li … an-to-take

    18. Karanda profile image84
      Karandaposted 6 years ago

      Paying a little more off your mortgage can put you years ahead of your repayments. Get out of debt sooner by thinking ahead. Here's 4 Good Reasons for Paying More off your Home Mortgage.

      http://hubpages.com/hub/4-Good-Reasons- … e-Mortgage

    19. alekhouse profile image81
      alekhouseposted 6 years ago

      Just published a hub on "debt and bankruptcy". Having gotten myself into somewhat of a bind, coupled with the bad economy, I am now trying to avoid bankruptcy and pay off credit cards thereby assuring that I don't lose my business. It "ain't" easy, folks!

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Avoiding-bankru … -all-costs

    20. soni2006 profile image46
      soni2006posted 6 years ago

      Difference Between HELOC Vs Reverse Mortgage Vs Flip Loans

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Difference-Betw … Flip-Loans

    21. 61
      successnhopeposted 6 years ago

      ello Mr SonHi,

      I am having the same problem,its about my loan in 2009 which was of 1.25lacs with ICICI.I did repayed them half d amount around 80thousand Rupees and because of the recession i lost my job.any was unable to pay for 3 months.i told those DSAs that i want to go for settelment but they just went away.suddenly ICICI advocate is calling me and telling me that u have to pay back the interest total of 2lacs and we r having our meeting tommorrow,otherwise we will take action.i just got paniced for a moment that,firstly some advocate of ICICI bank is calling and some meeting is going to happen and some bad thoughts started coming like what will happen if my name goes to police and will they harm my parents and so on.after reading all ur articles and suggestions i think i can reply them back in a rude way,as i did had some query that if this guy is an advocate,he knows to give a notice of around 1 month but this fake advocate is telling me we have r meeting tomorrow and u r in danger.
      and I cannot repay back this big amount,i want to ask you

      can settelment be done wth 10,000 or 12,000.as i am going through a very difficult time .

      Please reply me soon and give me some suggestion and inspiration.

      1. soni2006 profile image46
        soni2006posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I have answered your question in my hub. Please check there and delete this post from here.

    22. barryrutherford profile image32
      barryrutherfordposted 6 years ago

      Thank you both it seems to have worked this time...

    23. soni2006 profile image46
      soni2006posted 6 years ago

      Hubmob hub

      How much to save, how much to spend for young people?

      http://hubpages.com/hub/How-much-to-sav … h-to-spend

    24. melbel profile image92
      melbelposted 6 years ago
    25. Karanda profile image84
      Karandaposted 6 years ago

      Bankruptcy need not be the solution to debt that has become out of control. Today's contribution to the topic is 5 Alternatives to Bankruptcy When Debt is Out of Control.

      http://hubpages.com/hub/5-Alternatives- … ntrol?done

      Bankruptcy must be the most difficult word to type more than a couple of times. It just seems wrong the more you type it. I had to keep using the spell check to be sure.

    26. Bianu profile image60
      Bianuposted 6 years ago

      Sometimes it seems we can't control our debts and are about to spiral into a debt crisis. The Debt Snowball method lets you pay off debts in a planned stepwise manner.

      Here's my Hub describing how to use it

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Getting-out-of- … all-Method

      Thumbs up... We can live a debt free life

    27. anujagarwal profile image69
      anujagarwalposted 6 years ago

      Is it better to pay off loans or to invest money?

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Is-it-better-to … -to-invest

    28. authorfriendly profile image82
      authorfriendlyposted 6 years ago

      Here is my entry hub mob hub on bankruptcy. I was surprised to learn about the ability to get credit for timely rental payments with the credit company:
      http://hubpages.com/hub/How-to-Rebuild- … Bankruptcy

    29. Princessa profile image86
      Princessaposted 6 years ago

      I struggled with this one:  http://hubpages.com/hub/Taxes-in-France

    30. anujagarwal profile image69
      anujagarwalposted 6 years ago
    31. Princessa profile image86
      Princessaposted 6 years ago

      Hello HubMobsters, ready to change topics? 

      For those of you ready to start a new weekly topic here is the link to this week's HubMob http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/64341

      Thank you to all the HubMobsters who took part in last week's HubMob.

      1. melbel profile image92
        melbelposted 6 years ago in reply to this
     
    working