Personal Finance

What are junk bonds, and what are the risks and benefits of investment.

Tips for Texans seeking home equity loans, and information about the legal rights and protections extended to borrowers.

Describing the circumstances in which investors should and should not consider variable annuities.

Learn about lawsuit funding, the options available for obtaining a loan or funds while a lawsuit is pending, and the costs of lawsuit funding options.

Why obtain a structured settlement, the pros and cons of structured settlements, and when it is better to choose a lump sum settlement.

When should the beneficiary of a structured settlement consider selling the settlement, and What are the costs and benefits of sale.

Obtaining funds for the costs of litigation, and for your personal needs and medical care.

Important issues to pin down when seeking a lawsuit loan or pre-settlement advance, including how lawsuit funding works and pitfalls to avoid.

How to find and work with a reliable debt management service.

How to get the maximum benefit when you refinance your home.

Tips for maximizing the benefits of a home equity loan or line of credit.

Suggestions for getting the best mortgage terms and interest rate.

How to figure out if you would benefit from debt consolidation, and finding a good loan.

Practical tips for getting out of debt while avoiding bankruptcy, and where to get help with your debts and budgeting needs.

Tips for finding and working with a credit counseling service, and how to avoid unethical credit counselors who may create more problems than they solve.

What you should consider before selling your structured settlement, and how to protect yourself during the sale.

Tips for finding and working with mortgage brokers.

Tips to protect yourself from fraudulent investment schemes, whether encountered online, through a telemarketer, or through some other misleading promotion.

What is a lawsuit loan, when is a lawsuit loan available, and when is it an appropriate option for a plaintiff in a personal injury case.

An overview of securities law and regulation, including federal, state and private regulation.

Describing the importance of diversification in investment planning.

How pre-settlement lawsuit funding works in personal injury cases, and why it should normally be considered only when no other sources of financing are available.