Personal Finance

How to Wipe Out Student Loans You Took Out Before You Became Disabled

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Tackling student loans is tough enough, but doing it when you have a disability adds another element of stress to an already difficult situation. However, if you develop a total and permanent disability after taking out federal student loans, you are eligible to have your debts forgiven.  The process for getting forgiveness isn’t easy and […]

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7 Money Moves to Make After You Buy Your First House

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New homeowners: Congratulations on your big purchase! Now that you’ve settled it, it’s time to get your finances back in order. Here are our favorite tips for you.

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Dear Penny: I’m About to File Bankruptcy. What Should I Expect?

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How long will it take to rebuild your credit after bankruptcy? This week, Dear Penny advises a reader who’s preparing to file.

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