When a friend calls you to bail them out of jail, you really need to think carefully as to whether you trust that your friend will attend court on time. If your friend skips out of court, you will be left responsible with paying the entirety of the bail. The latest reports released by the VERA Institute for Justice in 2009 indicated that the average bail for felonies
- Filing for bankruptcy can help you start over fresh with your finances, but it can also leave you with poor credit. If you filed bankruptcy recently and want to buy a house, getting a home loan might be difficult at first. Over time, though, you should have no problem qualifying for a home loan if you manage your finances well. Here are some tips to help you qualify f
- If your child support is coming due, and you are short on funds this month, you may be weighing different options. You may be thinking about making the payment late, borrowing money from a friend or taking out a payday advance to cover the payment. There are benefits to each option, and learning these will help you decide which is the best option for you. Here are som
- If your income fluctuates or you live paycheck to paycheck, you might occasionally find yourself in the predicament of having little food in the house. You already know that having a well-stocked pantry and freezer can help you avoid this situation, but it's a catch-22: In order to get the pantry stocked in the first place, you need extra money, which you do not have.
- The price of gold peaked around 1980 and fell significantly shortly after. From there though, it has had its ups and downs, but its price always seems to rise if you give it enough time. Buying gold is considered a good investment despite the changes in price, and here are four reasons you may want to consider adding some gold to your portfolio. It's a Precious Metal