January 28, 2014
Generally speaking, whenever you settle a debt for less than you owed, the difference counts as income – taxable income.
A short sale is a form of debt...
January 27, 2014
January 23, 2014
One of the most complex financial transactions that people make is the purchase of a home. When you apply for home financing, you will find that the mortgage...
January 21, 2014
Those who bet on horses gather information from many sources: newspapers, friends, and remarks overheard at the track.
The best insight, bettors know, comes “straight from the horse’s mouth” — meaning the jockey or an examination of the...
December 5, 2013
By Bill Hardekopf (@lowcards)
December 5, 2013
NEW YORK (LowCards.com) -- A troubling survey shows that older Americans are carrying more credit card debt...
November 4, 2013
One of the best and easiest ways to stay out of debt and reach your...
October 11, 2013
If you are seeking mortgage advice, make sure to do your homework and meet with several reputable...
October 10, 2013
Advanced education is definitely valuable, but considering the cost of many 4-year degrees, is it worth it?
No one was asking this question 10 years ago. Because back then, college grads were more employable, and college education was not...
October 9, 2013
Almost no one starts reading about finance for pleasure. That would be like jumping into a pit full of venomous snakes just for kicks. Well… some people do that, but they're crazy, and there's a reason why there aren't very...
October 7, 2013
I hate it when my friends perform better than I do. Not that I wish them any worse. I just wish I were doing slightly better. Fortunately, it is always possible to improve my financial outlook by...