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Yes, It Is Possible to File Bankruptcy on Student Loans
college Here's the story of one lawyer who did it herself. This strategy is not right for everyone, and there is a very high standard that must be met. But for some people, it is one possible way out of from under crushing student debt.
Spending Your Stimulus Check? Pay Yourself First
Making Your Money Last Stimulus checks are hitting bank accounts, and many people already have plans for their money. But before you start spending, first take a closer look at your savings.
By Tony Drake, CFP®, Investment Advisor Representative • Published
Bankruptcy Watch: 10 Retail Stocks at Growing Risk
bankruptcy The COVID-19 pandemic has gouged the retail industry. These 10 retail stocks have either been linked to possible bankruptcy filings or given off other warning signs.
By Will Ashworth • Published
13 Frugal Habits of the Super Rich and Famous
Making Your Money Last Becoming wealthy and staying that way takes a certain level of discipline.
By Andrea Browne Taylor • Last updated
16 Retirement Mistakes You Will Regret Forever
retirement From saving too little to claiming Social Security too early, there are plenty of ways retirees -- and those planning for retirement -- can sabotage their golden years.
By Bob Niedt • Last updated
Hey, Retirees: Looking for a Tax-Free Source of Income?
Making Your Money Last In challenging times, federally insured home equity conversion mortgages offer an outside-the-box income option for those 62 and older.
By Charles Rawl, CFP®, RICP® • Published
What Small Businesses Must Know About the SBA's New Stimulus Loans
business CARES Act expands select loan programs administered by the Small Business Administration. See if you qualify.
By Rodrigo Sermeño • Published
The Pandemic Gives Borrowers a Break on Rates
credit & debt Low rates reduce the cost of mortgages and other loans.
By Sandra Block • Published
11 Ways the CARES Act and Other Government Measures Could Help You in 2020
unemployment Hopefully, the CARES Act and other coronavirus stimulus measures will get the U.S. economy back on track. Some of the changes made could improve your own financial health in 2020, too.
By Rocky Mengle • Published
7 Oil and Gas Stocks That Have Entered Dangerous Waters
stocks Oil stocks, natural gas producers and other commodity-based firms stand apart from one another based on factors such as where they're located and how efficient their operations are.
By Aaron Levitt • Published