Consumer and credit card debt is at a all-time high, says Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) in the 27th episode of The BobMortgage Zone. But how do you prioritize your financial health? Consumer debt puts stress on more than just finances, it puts strain on relationships and makes for many sleepless nights. Financial health can start to really affect your actual health, too.

So, what are you willing to give up to get out of debt? What other solutions are available? Are you ready to hear what the senior mortgage adviser at the nation’s oldest lender, Wallick & Volk, has to say? Get in the zone with BobMortgage and find out now:

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A look at student loan and medical debt across the nation reveals that how much debt a person carried boils down to quite a bit — especially when it comes to race. And that debt has become one of the top five barriers to homeownership.

The Urban Institute’s study of debt — specifically, student loans and medical bills — has some illuminating data when it comes to Dallas County. (more…)