Personal Finance

Here's how to prepare for the inevitable economic downturn.
Banks, credit unions and other financial institutions are stepping up to help furloughed and unpaid government workers.
But you're still expected to pay taxes on time if you owe.
"Not having a plan going forward is very quickly a way to overspend."
Including three that are totally free.
It's possible, but it may not be worth the added fees and high interest rates.
It carries a penalty of up to 30 years in jail or $1 million in fines.
“Frankly, what I imagine is one of us will die from stress, and the life insurance will pay things off,” the wife said.
Don't pay a credit monitoring company for something you can get for free.
Who knows if Uncle Sam plans to keep his promise?
Learning to be better with money shouldn't feel like punishment.
You don't need a six-figure portfolio to work with a professional.
Make sure you can take on a home without going broke.
Negotiations don't end at child support or alimony.
Raising a financially literate child doesn't have to be difficult.