Two Things You Must Know About Home Equity Lines Of Credit

A home equity line of credit (HELOC) can provide you with access to cash when you need it the most, such as paying for your child's education or eliminating medical debt. However, here are two important aspects to HELOCs you must take into account to ensure you're fully prepared to take on this financial responsibility. A Balloon Payment May Be Required To a lot of people, a line of credit is essentially the same thing as a credit card. [Read More]

Teenage Son Or Daughter Arrested? What You Need To Know About Bail Bonds

No parent wants to get a call from their child in jail. But teens do misbehave from time to time, and sometimes that bad behavior lands them in custody. If your teen has been arrested, you may need to bail them out so they can come home and await their hearing -- rather than waiting in jail until the hearing is held. But bailing someone out of jail is not as simple as it seems, especially if you're thinking of using a bail bond to do it. [Read More]

How To Dig Yourself Out Of A Financial Hole

Many people have had the experience of finding that they need money right away to avoid being sent to collections or to pay for an unexpected expense. If you are like half of all Americans who live paycheck to paycheck, the situation might seem hopeless. When you are barely covering your monthly bills, how will you come up with an extra few hundred (or more) dollars? The good news is that there are some strategies you can try before throwing your hands up in defeat. [Read More]