Sometimes, happily ever after isn't as clear-cut as we'd like. Marriages end, either through divorce or death, and after the grieving process (and sometimes before), there come the more practical realities: the financial repercussions.
While it's nearing its first year anniversary, many consumers are unaware of the massive effort from Pew Research Center that focuses on safer banking and financial transactions in our technology driven society.
Over the past four or five generations, we've learned much about good living and what it takes to stay healthy with the goal of living longer. Medicine has evolved to the point to where childhood diseases aren't death sentences for our young people and growing older - while maintaining our health - is absolutely possible. The problem with that is from a financial stance, the two realities don't always mean a seamless effort.
If you've ever bought a home, odds are, you know exactly what a verified income is. Unfortunately, the former head of the one-time largest mortgage lender in the U.S. doesn't have a clue.
Every person's financial status is unique to themselves but when it comes to choosing that all important new credit cards then most people are left asking the same questions.
In a recent survey it was found that although the rules on minimum payments on credit cards have not changed, the way people pay their debt off has.
If you are in the position where your home is now "underwater", then it can be difficult to decide which course of action to take.
Filing bankruptcy is a way of resolving debt that cannot be paid. People must decide between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, which are significantly different. This choice can mean a lot for the future of their credit scores for the next seven to ten years.
Biweekly mortgage payments are generally advertised as financial programs that help mortgage borrowers pay out in years less than whatâs on the contract. This article tells you how to calculate the number of years and money you keep away from the lender when a biweekly payment program is in place.
After taking out a loan our circumstances and needs might change. For example we might find ourselves in the fortunate position where we can afford to repay our mortgage early.