Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Sunday, April 02, 2017 5:00 pm
By Robin Saks Frankel ·

A bankruptcy judge this week ordered Bank of America to pay a $45 million fine over what he said was the bank’s “heartless” response to a California couple that fought to save their home from foreclosure.

Sunday, August 07, 2016 6:30 pm
By Mike Cetera ·

A new study says people who have both money in the bank and credit card debt may not pay off their balance out of fear.

Friday, June 12, 2015 3:30 pm
By Poonkulali Thangavelu ·

Can someone file for bankruptcy and get a release from their second mortgage based on the deterioration in value of the house? A recent Supreme Court decision addresses just this sort of situation.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 9:35 am
By Kay Bell ·

Atlantic City has fallen on hard times, but is hoping that it soon will get cash from property tax lien sales, including two against Trump casinos.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 11:47 am
By Allison Ross ·

A small provision in many private student loan contracts could result in big consequences.

Monday, March 03, 2014 4:42 pm
By Steve Bucci ·

Last-second resolution conferences will continue to benefit the collectors until consumers are made aware of their rights.

Monday, February 24, 2014 12:24 pm
By Steve Bucci ·

Before you say “I do,” take a moment to ask “How are your finances?”

Friday, January 24, 2014 5:06 pm
By Lance Davis ·

Vince Young, the former University of Texas and NFL quarterback, files for bankruptcy, joining a long list of rich pro football players who end up going broke.

Thursday, December 05, 2013 1:19 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Detroit municipal workers and Illinois state employees worry their pensions may pay less than promised.

Monday, November 04, 2013 2:03 pm
By Steve Bucci ·

Most people still owe their student loans after filing for bankruptcy.

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