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About the Personal Finance category (2)
How do I found out if my credit is still frozen? (6)
Will you please explain why it is so important to have a good BBB rating when considering a debt relief option? (3)
What is the best way to put my parents' home under my name? (4)
How do I protect myself financially from my spouse's irresponsible financial practices? (3)
How can I prepare myself for retirement ? (3)
We owe $80,000 on our home and we have $50,000. Is it possible to pay the house off with $50,000? (3)
I divorced this year, and my ex-husband is telling me we have to file our taxes jointly. I have no interest in sending him my financial information. Do we really have to file taxes jointly? (6)
How can I get help fixing my credit? (5)
Should I take out a loan to pay off my upside down car loan? (3)
Should I keep paying on my vehicle loan even though it's keeping me from building savings? (4)
How an I build a credit history if I have no credit? (4)
I am 50 years old and a lot of debt I make good money but I feel like there's no way to get out of this dead anytime soon without declaring bankruptcy. But I really don't want to declare bankruptcy. (6)
I need advice on the best method to repay a substantial failed business loan of over $100K. Can you help? (3)
How can I keep my house payments low? (3)
How can I get my financial situation in order? (3)
What's the best way to pay off my debt? (3)
Should we take out a loan,or refer to a credit counseling agency? (4)
Does having certain loans look bad to other potential lenders? (3)
My prior employer distributed $2,000 to me from my 401(k). Is it advisable to convert that money into a CD instead of putting it into another 401(k) advisable? (3)
How can I keep my income bracket low so I can still qualify for Medicaid? (3)
I am a strong woman with no understanding of how to save money. What I mean is that I struggle for no reason, I know I need to save but, I have no sense of how to save, because I see things as it is. I work hard, but spend harder. (6)
Should we fund our emergency fund with money out of a retirement account? (3)
How can I rebuild a savings and plan for retirement? (4)
How can I pay down my debt while on a fixed income which is mostly all used for living expenses? (4)
I've recently been laid off. Should I use my retirement accounts to pay off my outstanding debt? (3)
What's the best way to take advantage of the equity I have in my home? (4)
Should I pay off my car? (3)
My wife and I are struggling with debt from taxes owed, hospital visits, and a lost job. We're totally overwhelmed and not sure where to turn. How can we try to fix this mess? (7)
What is the best type of account to set up to save money for my child's college expenses? (6)