Finances

United States Courts News: Bankruptcy Report Gives Details on 2017 Filers

Consumers filing for bankruptcy in 2017 reported aggregated assets of $80 billion and aggregated total liabilities of $105 billion, according to an annual report filed by the Judiciary with Congress. The report, required by Congress under the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005, describes the activities of individuals with predominantly consumer debt.  … Continue reading United States Courts News: Bankruptcy Report Gives Details on 2017 Filers

ACCC Highlights Key Financial Issues Couples Should Discuss Before Walking Down the Aisle

BOSTON/ AUGUST 22, 2018 (STL.News) Wedding planning and a potential honeymoon are often hot topics of discussion for newly engaged couples, but one key area that shouldn’t be overlooked is finances. As the wedding date approaches, couples’ finances are closer to being merged, so it is important to discuss each other’s priorities and goals. To … Continue reading ACCC Highlights Key Financial Issues Couples Should Discuss Before Walking Down the Aisle

Expenses That Should Remain In A Household Budget Shared By National Debt Relief

PHILADELPHIA/ July 12, 2018 (STL.News) There are a lot of consumers who understand the importance of having a household budget and National Debt Relief aims to help people plan better for it. The article titled “4 Expenses To Never Sacrifice In Your Household Budget” released July 9, 2018, gives people the chance to identify must-haves … Continue reading Expenses That Should Remain In A Household Budget Shared By National Debt Relief

What to expect for your personal finances in 2018

/December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — No one wants to be caught off-guard when it comes to their finances. So The Associated Press asked several experts to share their opinion on what will happen with some key issues in 2018 that will directly impact your personal financial well-being. Here’s a look at their forecasts: ___ What … Continue reading What to expect for your personal finances in 2018

Liz Weston: How to ‘death clean’ your finances

/December 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The phrase “death cleaning” may sound jarring to unaccustomed ears, but the concept makes sense. It’s about getting rid of excess rather than leaving a mess for your heirs to sort out. “Death cleaning” is the literal translation of the Swedish word dostadning, which means an uncluttering process that begins … Continue reading Liz Weston: How to ‘death clean’ your finances