How to Decide If You Need a Prenuptial Agreement

You found the person you think might be the one, and you’re ready to tie the knot. But amid plans for a beautiful cake and reception, should you consider more practical matters like a prenuptial agreement? A “prenup” is a written contract that both sides have agreed upon. It’s drawn up by a family attorney … Continue reading “How to Decide If You Need a Prenuptial Agreement”

Life After Bankruptcy: 4 Ways To Recover And Thrive

Many people today survive on credit. Even if they’re not living on credit cards, they’re living in houses they bought on credit (and are still paying off the mortgage), and they’re also paying for cars they bought on credit. Many people also have businesses that rely on revolving credit. For people whose lifestyle depends on … Continue reading “Life After Bankruptcy: 4 Ways To Recover And Thrive”

Paying Your Overdue Debts Doesn’t Have To Be Stressful

When interest rates are low, people jump on the opportunity to take out a personal or business loan. For example, after the 2008 financial crisis, interest rates were next to nothing and were not significantly increased until 2015. This extended period of time has given people a long time to pay off their existing debts … Continue reading “Paying Your Overdue Debts Doesn’t Have To Be Stressful”

Think Twice About Carrying Weapons On Your Person

During the 2015 fiscal year, the Justice Department statistics show that the government reported 6,002 new weapons convictions. This is a decrease of 5.8 percent from the previous fiscal year. This number is down from 7,101 convictions five years ago and has dropped by 34.8% since 2005. Those numbers may be on the decline, but … Continue reading “Think Twice About Carrying Weapons On Your Person”