BANKRUPTCY NEWS AND ARTICLES


Oct 17, 2019 Student Loans: Which Repayment Plan is Right for You?
When I graduated from college *ahem* eons ago and it came time to pay off my federal student loans, I had no clue there were different options. I opted into the standard repayment plan because I didn’t know any better. Looking... Full Story The po...
Oct 16, 2019 Essential Money Skills Your Kid Needs to Know
What are some of the biggest lessons you received about money growing up? For me, a few things stand out. We didn’t get too many formal lectures about money, but from time to time, I’d get a lesson sprinkled in here... Full Story The post Essentia...
Oct 14, 2019 How to Plan and Save on Holiday Travel
Some of my fondest college memories aren’t from going to homecoming games, attending my first college party or walking around campus when no one else was going to class. Some of my favorite memories are going home for winter break and... Full Stor...
Oct 10, 2019 How to Save by Making Minor Tweaks
A few months ago, I was hanging out with a good friend at a bar. In between rounds of drinks and amid the din and bustle, she shamefully admitted that although she had nearly $20,000 of credit card debt, she... Full Story The post How to Save by M...
Oct 9, 2019 Understanding Gross Income vs. Net Income
Whether you’re running your own business or working for someone else, certain metrics are key to understanding how you’re doing financially. Net income and gross income are two numbers that can help you evaluate your business or personal finances....
Oct 9, 2019 5 Quick Ways to Save Money for the Holidays
As the year winds down, you may find your spending picks up. With holidays approaching, families may be preparing for trips to see their loved ones or they’re buying gifts. However, if you haven’t been saving beforehand, it can mean... Full Story ...
Oct 7, 2019 How to Build an Emergency Fund in College
When I was in college, I had a bit of a spending problem. I loved to buy new clothes, go out to eat and go to concerts.  Even though I tried to budget, I always wound up overspending.  The one... Full Story The post How to Build an Emergency Fund ...
Oct 3, 2019 Get Your Money: Start Your Budget on a Saturday
Know what’s a major buzzkill? When Saturday hits, and your pals want to convene for bottomless mimosas — but your bank balance is nearing zero. Not only can you not afford to go out, but you’re probably anxious about having... Full Story The post ...
Oct 2, 2019 The Millennial’s Guide to Buying a Home: Budgeting and Insurance
Tips to help turn those homebuying dreams into reality. From outstanding credit card debt to massive student loans, financial difficulties are barring more and more millennials from becoming homeowners. While the vision of buying a first home may ...
Oct 1, 2019 Natural Disasters: How to Prepare for the Unthinkable
While Raleigh is not exactly super close to the beach (we used to have a tiny apartment right across the street from the Chesapeake Bay when we were first married), it’s pretty easy to hop in our car and have... Full Story The post Natural Disaste...