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Considering Divorce? Beware of Retirement Account Breakups
Divorce Gray divorce issues include weaving through the complications of splitting pensions, 401(k)s and more before the process is complete.
Will College Students Get a Second Stimulus Check? (Hint: It Depends!)
taxes College students were shut out of the first round of stimulus payments, but they're hoping for a better deal with a second stimulus check.
By Rocky Mengle Publishedtaxes
A Second Round of PPP Loans is Coming (With Some Improvements)
Coronavirus and Your Money PPP loans are getting a second life. There will be some helpful changes, like tax deductions for expenses paid with forgiven loan proceeds.
By Rodrigo Sermeño PublishedCoronavirus and Your Money
Federal Debt: A Heavy Load
Economic Forecasts The debt continues to grow, but record-low interest rates could ease the long-term damage.
By David Payne PublishedEconomic Forecasts
Which Debt Is ‘Good Debt’ and Which Is ‘Bad Debt’?
debt management Not all debts are created equal. Some help you get ahead. Others should be avoided at all costs. Here’s how to tell the difference and how to handle your own debt situation.
By Deborah L. Meyer, CPA/PFS, CFP® Publisheddebt management
Smart Strategies to Tackle Your Debt
Coronavirus and Your Money Millions of Americans facing furloughs and layoffs turned to credit cards to stay afloat. Here’s how to get out from under burgeoning balances.
By Daniel Bortz PublishedCoronavirus and Your Money
Give Your Budget Some Love
Budgeting Think of it as a flexible tool to prioritize—and achieve—your goals.
By Lisa Gerstner PublishedBudgeting
Retirees, Make the Most of Your Home Equity
Budgeting A home equity loan or home equity line of credit may be perfect for your retirement finances. But don't delay; a fee increase is coming.
By Patricia Mertz Esswein PublishedBudgeting
Debt After Death: What You Should Know
debt Some types of debts are forgiven when you die, and others could haunt your family until they’re paid off.
By Michael Aloi, CFP® Publisheddebt
How to Play Defense on Your Debt – Even in an Economic Downturn
debt management For anyone with debt to their name, right now could be a great time to take advantage of unique opportunities to either refinance, pay off or even drag out their payments. Which strategy is right for you?
By Matt J. Goren, Ph.D., CFP® Publisheddebt management