2018

Pros And Cons Of Canceling Your Secondary Credit Card During A Divorce

Many families are in situations with shared finances. If you make the bulk of the family's income, you may have given your spouse a secondary credit card for your account. This setup can be beneficial in many scenarios, but when divorce is imminent, it can pose some challenges. Some people advocate that you cancel this secondary card as soon as possible, but doing so can be either beneficial or detrimental. Here are some factors to consider about canceling this credit card. Read More 

Three Ways To Avoid Conflicts With Your Siblings When You’re A Power Of Attorney

If you have multiple siblings and your parents are aging, it's common to have a family meeting at which your parents will appoint their power of attorney. While some people choose to have their children perform this role together, another approach is to ask one child to be the power of attorney. If you assume this responsibility, you'll want to be cognizant of the fact that conflicts with your siblings could arise. Read More 

Will Your Income Prevent You From Filing A Chapter 7?

Even if you make too much money, you might still be able to get the debt relief you need by filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy. This may not be an insurmountable obstacle, however, so read on to learn more about means testing and income reductions. The Means to Pay Several years ago, there were no income provisions in the bankruptcy codes, and that led to a lot of people who did have the means to pay filing for bankruptcy, sometimes repeatedly. Read More 

Providing For Your Pet In A Will And Trust

While your pets may be considered your best friends or family, in the eyes of the law, they are considered property. This means that when you die, your pet will be treated as any other property you own and could end up in a shelter. Therefore, it's important to have a plan for your pet in place in case you die first. Here are some things you should know about providing for your pet in your will and creating a trust. Read More 

Personal Injuries That You Cannot See: Reasons To Visit A Doctor And Make The Invisible, Visible

There are far too many personal injuries that occur at work and in your community that go unnoticed. People do not listen to their bodies, or they try to shake it off, only to make it worse. If you were recently injured while at work or just outside a business, and you did nothing for it, here are some reasons why you should rethink that and go visit your doctor right away. Read More