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The Financial Effects of the Coronavirus

The Financial Effects of the Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has dominated the news for the last several weeks. Many of us worry about the impact the virus will have on human health. Yet, we are now seeing reaches so much further than that. We now have to start thinking about the financial effects of the...

The Secrets to Rebuilding your Credit Score

The Secrets to Rebuilding your Credit Score

When rebuilding credit, it helps to see a lender's perspective. Lenders and institutions that sell or rent homes and cars have a dilemma: they have to entrust a person's ability to repay a large amount of money; an inability or unwillingness of even a few customers to...

What to Know About Car Repossession

What to Know About Car Repossession

You may have been experiencing a massive (and negative) change in your life. Your personal finances may have taken a nose-dive. No matter what the reason, you are worried about falling behind on your car payments which could lead to car repossession. You probably...

How to Create a Budget You Can Actually Stick To

How to Create a Budget You Can Actually Stick To

Managing personal finances can be difficult. You have to account for things you may have never thought of. Most people end up going outside of their budget for one reason or another. This makes the budget relatively useless. Here are some tips on how to create a...

What You Need to Know About Filing Bankruptcy in Retirement

What You Need to Know About Filing Bankruptcy in Retirement

Modern financial pressures can have devastating effects that are still felt years after the fact. Indeed, failing to maintain control of one's finances while young can ultimately lead to filing bankruptcy in retirement. Filing bankruptcy is never ideal at any age....

Paying Off Student Loan Debt

Paying Off Student Loan Debt

When you have a specific career goal, a college degree is usually associated with it. Thousands of people go to school and graduate each year with a lot of student loan debt to pay off. This debt doesn't have to be debilitating, however. There are particular...

Why You Shouldn’t be Afraid to File for Bankruptcy

Why You Shouldn’t be Afraid to File for Bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy can turn out to be a huge relief to families who are drowning in debt and unable to pay their bills. You don't need to be afraid to file for bankruptcy. A lot of the reasons that people fear bankruptcy are myths and not reality. Let's examine...

How to Avoid Debt During the Holidays

How to Avoid Debt During the Holidays

The holidays are a great time of year filled with some great pleasures. However you choose to celebrate the holidays, they are often filled with parties and social events. These events give friends and family an opportunity to visit and to reconnect. Although the...

How to Manage Money in College

How to Manage Money in College

Student debt is a major financial stress for many college students and even established adults who are still paying off their loans. Money management isn't a skill addressed in most universities, and even those who are in a math-oriented major may still find...

Best Credit Card Practices

Best Credit Card Practices

A credit card is a revolving credit line that allows you to charge purchases at any time up to the credit limit. If used responsibly, credit cards can be a handy way to pay for purchases but can lead to spiraling debt if a healthy approach to credit is not...

The Answers to Live a Debt Free Life

The Answers to Live a Debt Free Life

We all strive to live a debt free life, but between student loans, credit cards, home and car payments, medical bills, and more, it’s not easy. Debt is something that haunts millions of people in the United States. However, debt is also very misunderstood. There are a...

What is Foreclosure?

What is Foreclosure?

You don’t have to wait until you save the full amount so that you can acquire your dream home. You can simply apply for a home loan from a financial institution. In most cases, the lender will require you to finance 20% of the loan amount. However, if you have a high...

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