What Happens to My Debt If I Get a Divorce?

Managing Debt

What Happens to My Debt If I Get a Divorce?

What Happens to My Debt If I Get a Divorce?

While you might have known that marital assets are separated during divorce, did you know that debts are as well? Yes, debt, just like any other possession, has to be divvied up and re-distributed during divorce. Unfortunately, this can make an already difficult process even more stressful. However, understanding how your debts might be split… Read More

3 Ways Military Members Can Protect Their Identity

Identity Theft

3 Ways Military Members Can Protect Their Identity

3 Ways Military Members Can Protect Their Identity

As one of our nation’s military service members, you understand the importance of a good defense. It’s probably a big part of the reason you signed up. That’s why it’s important to know that while you’re putting your life on the line for your country, your financial defenses at home can be left vulnerable if… Read More

Homeowners Can Spend Over $9K a Year in Hidden Costs

Mortgages

Homeowners Can Spend Over $9K a Year in Hidden Costs

Homeowners Can Spend Over $9K a Year in Hidden Costs

Buying a home is so much more than finding the perfect place, applying for a home loan and budgeting for a monthly mortgage payment — it’s thousands of dollars more than many homeowners expect. American homeowners pay about $9,500 annually in unexpected home expenses, according to an analysis by real estate company Zillow and Thumbtack, a… Read More

7 Ways to Save on Pet Care

Personal Finance

7 Ways to Save on Pet Care

7 Ways to Save on Pet Care

Those of us who own or want an animal companion can find the cost of getting or caring for the additional family member prohibitive. The American Pet Products Association estimates that we will spend more than $60 million on pets in 2015. So what can be done to keep our loyal pets healthy and happy, and keep the expenses… Read More

How to Make Improvements That Add Value to Your Home

Mortgages

How to Make Improvements That Add Value to Your Home

How to Make Improvements That Add Value to Your Home

Homeowners can sometimes talk themselves into spending money on their house by assuring themselves it will add value at resale time. However, it turns out that there are many improvements that do not add the value you may be banking on. To ensure you stick to projects that successfully increase your home’s value, check out the details… Read More

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