Even if you've been through difficult credit problems, it's important to establish current, positive credit references that can boost your credit scores over time.
When it comes to finances it's best to take the airplane oxygen mask approach -- secure your own before helping others.
For the first time, local elected officials are talking about default or delay on loan payments, and about bankruptcy as a legitimate way out of their fiscal messes.
Many people would agree that disparate treatment based on race is wrong, but how can we try to remedy the situation when so few people are willing to create policies and practices that explicitly address such forms of structural racism?
Rental apartments are back in demand, financing for hotels and motels is loosening up a bit and investors are stepping off the sidelines with wads of cash to do deals.
The new year provides the opportunity to improve your credit worthiness. Credit is one of the primary engines that runs the American economy and households.
Small businesses have always been the backbone of the economy in America. The current leaders seem to have forgotten this piece of our economic puzzle.
I'm struck by the similarity of the feelings of instability in the world now with how we Pan Am employees felt as our company began to fail.
"Marriage is dead," and "monogamy may be asking too much" were the headlines in 2011. But Lori Lowe, creator of the popular marriage blog, Marriage Gems, still says lasting bliss is possible.
What better way to understand Elizabeth Warren's bid for Massachusetts Senator to replace Scott Brown that conduct a Teach-in, much as the OccupyWallStreeters are doing
While attention in Washington D.C. is focused on the federal debt and the failure of the Congressional "super committee," 2011 has already seen a numb...
Bankruptcy laws need to be as liberal and generous to the borrower as possible. This ensures that the lenders, the wealthy and the investment banks, actually accept their share of the risk.
Ladies and gentlemen of the Preoccupied movement, allow me to redirect your attention to another location, because Wall Street is getting stale (word ...
Medical-related debt does not go against your credit rating! Breathe a sigh of relief if you are hoping to purchase a car or home. Your medical information is protected by law.
The film Margin Call takes us inside a lightly fictionalized stand-in for Lehman Brothers called HMS, where a young risk analyst discovers the math that proves HMS' imminent demise.
A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, In re Lemington Home for the Aged, is a reminder to nonprofit corporation direc...