Here’s how to stay off the slippery slope of debt during your unemployment and keep yourself in the green.
05.15.13 | Debt, Money | Jessica Walters
Student debt consolidation can simplify loan repayment, give you alternative repayment options, and even help you switch from a variable interest rate to a fixed one.
05.8.13 | Debt, Money | Jessica Walters
Is this the best time to buy? The worst? Are you better off renting? Here are some things to consider when you make that decision.
05.6.13 | Money, Real Estate | Erin Danly
Winning an expensive prize or a large stack of cash can make your day, but don’t start celebrating just yet. You just might find that your winnings cost oodles in taxes. Here’s where winning big could cost you.
04.12.13 | Money, Taxes | Jessica Walters
If you rent, your landlord is required by law to keep the property in a safe and livable condition. That doesn’t mean that getting your landlord to make the necessary repairs is always easy, though. Here are some strategies to get your repairs done.
04.4.13 | Consumer protection, Money, Rights | Erin Danly
Think your car insurance rates depend mostly on your driving record? Maybe not. Auto insurance companies base their rates on many factors that have little to do with your driving record.
03.29.13 | Insurance, Money | Jessica Walters
When your debit card is used, that money is removed from your bank account; this means that if someone else gets your debit card number and goes on a shopping spree, the money is long gone.
03.27.13 | Consumer protection, Money, Uncategorized | Jessica Walters
When it comes to your finances and credit, one of the last things you want to do is default on your student loans, but many are unaware of the options of deferment, forbearance, or reductions in monthly payments.
03.26.13 | Economics, Education, Government, Money | Jessica Walters
Is the most common source of martial conflict a source of tension in your own relationship? You’d better fix your finances if you don’t want to divide them in a divorce.
03.15.13 | Divorce, Money | Jessica Walters
In general, filing jointly tends to be more beneficial, but there are some cases when it makes more sense to file individually.
02.20.13 | Money, Taxes | Laurie Junkins