4 Tips To Help Manage Your Personal Finances Better

Managing personal finances. It can be a challenge for various reasons. Regarding personal finance management, your goal might be to make positive changes to your financial circumstance and live more comfortably. The question is, how can you begin to manage your personal finances more simply? And which steps can you take to stay on top … Read more

How Real Estate Debt Funds Work

Real estate debt funds assist borrowers in sourcing short-term capital to use towards commercial projects such as construction loans, multi-family buildings, shopping centers and many other types of property development. Real estate debt funds became highly utilized following the crash in 2008. Post-financial crisis, there was an increased need for liquidity and coupled with regulatory … Read more

Following Borrowers Through Forbearance

Andrew Haughwout, Donghoon Lee, Joelle Scally, and Wilbert van der Klaauw Today, the New York Fed’s Center for Microeconomic Data reported that total household debt balances increased slightly in the third quarter of 2020, according to the latest Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit. This increase marked a reversal from the modest decline in the second quarter … Read more

Credit Card Debt and Age: What Happens When Seniors Can No Longer Pay Their Debt? A New Look

By Eric Olsen, Attorney and Executive Director HELPS Nonprofit Law Firm Many seniors with credit card debt can’t afford to search for solutions. They see an ad on TV or search the internet and turn to a debt relief company for help. There are scores of these companies with fancy websites, BBB, and A+ ratings … Read more

How to Keep Work Worries From Ruining Your Sleep

The Sunday dreads, Sunday night blues, Sunday depression: These are all terms for the anxiety and stress many of us experience as Monday obligations loom over the precious few hours left in the weekend. A Sleep Judge survey finds 81% percent of people experience the so-called “Sunday scaries,” and poor sleep ranks especially high on the list of symptoms that come … Read more

20 Ways to Make Good Money Without a College Degree

Most everyone will agree that doctors, lawyers, engineers, etc. are careers with high income skills. But all of these require at least four years of college, if not more. Because these specialized skills need formal education, it’s understandable why they demand a high income. However, did you know there are skills you can learn to … Read more

Why Do Payday Loans Get a Bad Rap?

With big, bright signs offering quick cash, storefronts for payday loans are hard to miss. But while they may offer plenty of promises for easy financial help, there’s more to them than meets the eye.  Before you go down the financial rabbit hole payday loans can create, there are some things you may want to … Read more

20 Great Jobs for Introverts

The closure of many public establishments such as restaurants, movie theaters and clubs has forced many in the labor force to pursue jobs where you work alone without real human interaction. Yet, even before the pandemic, workers have increasingly turned to jobs that do not require physical attendance at an office. People who would rather work alone … Read more

The Most Popular Cities for Gen Z Homebuyers

Some Gen Zers are looking to buy homes Despite the ongoing economic turmoil wrought by the COVID-19 outbreak, many members of Generation Z (born after 1996) are attending college, starting their careers and even buying homes for the first time. Gen Zers comprise just under 10% of potential homebuyers in any of the nation’s largest metros. But … Read more