Government shutdowns affect millions of people but they are particularly hard on poor families and low-income workers. While Congress and White House staff members continue to get paid 800,000 federal employees have seen their paychecks stop. About 420,000 “essential” employees are working without pay. This includes IRS, NASA, and TSA agents. Approximately 380,000 workers have […]

How to Finance Plastic Surgery

15.9 Million Plastic Surgeries done in USA, 2015 (Source). We all want to look our best. And a little help from plastic surgery can go a long way in boosting your confidence and self-esteem. But cosmetic surgery is expensive, and your insurance won’t cover an elective procedure. So how can you finance your plastic surgery? […]

During the height of the housing bubble, home equity line of credit (HELOC) financing and home equity loans represented two of the most popular forms of credit. Homeowners, some of whom had paid very little toward their mortgages, nonetheless were able to borrow against the equity created by the inflated value of their homes. But […]