Finance

How much does bankruptcy cost and how to pay

It’s a classic trap: you are in a difficult financial situation and you have to deposit bankruptcy. But between the filing fee and the cost of hiring the right bankruptcy lawyer, you could end up paying hundreds or even thousands of dollars to do so. Here’s what bankruptcy costs – …

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Affirm Raises IPO Price Range to $ 1.1 Billion

(Bloomberg) – Affirm Holdings Inc., which offers installment loans to online shoppers, has increased the price range of its initial public offering, seeking to raise up to $ 1.1 billion when it goes online in scholarship this week. The San Francisco-based company said in an updated filing Monday that it …

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Course for first-time homebuyers: why take it?

A category of first-time home buyers has been suggested to you, perhaps by a lender, friend, or real estate agent. And you think, “What is this for?” But what if you got paid a good chunk of the change to take the course? Indeed, this may indeed be the case. …

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Ways to Divide a Life Insurance Payment Among Beneficiaries

The decision to take out life insurance stems from a desire: to offer a financial cushion to certain people. It is therefore important to understand the wonky terminology commonly used for beneficiary designations. You can appoint more than one person to receive the proceeds of your life insurance policy and …

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What the gay marriage decision means for your finances

Most or all of the products presented here come from our partners who pay us. This can influence which products we write about and where and how the product appears on a page. However, this does not influence our ratings. Our opinions are ours. The Supreme Court ruled on Friday …

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Parent PLUS loan calculator – NerdWallet

Use this calculator to estimate your monthly payments on Federal direct loans PLUS. You can also see the total you will be repaying, including interest. How to use this calculator Enter the total amount you plan to borrow. Enter the interest rate for the PLUS loan. Your interest rate will …

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What you need to know about the Mobile Passport Control app

Mobile passport control allows US and Canadian citizens to avoid filling out paper customs declaration forms and bypass customs and immigration kiosks at US airports and cruise terminals. The free Mobile Passport app is available on the Google Play Store or Apple’s App Store and is ideal for travelers who …

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5 Steps to Changing Home Insurance Paid Through Escrow

If you’ve owned your home for a while, you might be wondering if your home insurance is still a good deal. But just when you’re about to start comparing quotes, you remember: your insurance premiums are paid through an escrow account. Panic stings your neck when you realize you’re not …

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Fed rate hike: here’s what to do

See the impact on: When the Fed announces that it is raising the federal funds rate, it’s usually all over the news. But as a consumer, it’s often difficult to know what to do in response to a Fed rate hike, if any. What is the federal funds rate? The …

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