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What is a promissory note?
Promissory notes are legal lending documents. If you're going to lend money to someone, you'll need one. You've also likely signed one in the past,…
Debt relief options: What to do when you can’t pay your debts
Struggling with a heavy debt load? There are a number of debt relief options to consider when you can’t pay your debts.
Trust mills: What to watch out for
If you've never heard of a trust mill, consider yourself lucky, but also be wary. There's a growing segment of trust “advisors” trying to convince…
Financial Planning 101: What newlyweds should know
You just got married. You're ready to start your life together—but what about your finances? This may not be the most exciting aspect of your new, “…
What you need to know about your spouse's finances
No one likes to think about losing a spouse, but it's important to be prepared for unfortunate circumstances. Being unprepared only makes a difficult…
Can You Get Out of a Car Lease?
Nothing beats driving off the dealer's lot in a brand new car. But what happens if you have second thoughts?
7 ways to save money during a recession (or to offset inflation)
It is possible to save money when prices are rising everywhere. Here are seven creative ways to cut down on costs and increase savings.
Can I file bankruptcy?
Bankruptcy may be the answer to your debt problems, but not everyone qualifies. Find out if you meet the requirements and can file for bankruptcy.
What happens to credit card debt when you die?
You've done all the research and made sure your assets will be distributed to your heirs, but what happens to your credit card debt? And what about…