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The New Small Business Bankruptcy Law Jun. 02, 2020

Succeeding in Your Business

It should come as no surprise that many small businesses will be going under as a result of the coro... Read More

The Pandemic Spawns a Litany of Litigation May. 09, 2020

Diane Dimond

It is a sure bet that lots of lawyers have not stopped working during the quarantine. Judging from t... Read More

Today's New Financial Reality: How to Get Through the Tough Times Apr. 15, 2020

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: Today we often hear the phrase "extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures." ... Read More

Answers to Your Questions on an Upside-Down Car and Getting Out of Debt Feb. 17, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: I bought a car I can no longer afford. Thanks to your book, "Debt-Proof Living," I have m... Read More

A Softy or a Sucker? Dec. 08, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: One of my young relatives came to me when she was thrown out of her house at the age of ... Read More

The King of Debt Nov. 14, 2019

Armstrong Williams

When President Barack Obama nearly doubled the national debt, raising it by almost $9 trillion durin... Read More

Why Kids Are Socialists and How to Start Fixing It Nov. 01, 2019

Neil Patel

You may be happy with the state of the U.S. economy, but many young people aren't. And as a result, ... Read More

Education Department Officials Helped Perpetuate For-Profit College Loan Scam Oct. 30, 2019

Daily Editorials

The U.S. Department of Education let almost $11 million in federal student aid go to an ineligible c... Read More

Better Than a Loan Oct. 23, 2019

John Stossel

Student loan debt keeps growing. There is a better solution than the ones politicians offer, which ... Read More

Let's Solve the Student Debt Problem Sep. 11, 2019

Daily Editorials

Today's Perspective feature, in The Gazette's recently expanded Sunday editorial section, grapples w... Read More

I Can't Get Involved in Personal Social Security Cases Sep. 04, 2019

Social Security and You

Over the more than 20 years that I've been writing this column, I'm sure I've helped tens of thousan... Read More

How to Build a Great Credit Score Jun. 12, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

If you are a legal adult U.S. resident, somewhere there is a three-digit number between 300 and 850 ... Read More

Student Loan Debt Shows Congress Needs to Reprioritize Mar. 21, 2019

Neil Patel

America's collective student loan debt now stands at about $1.5 trillion dollars. That's more than t... Read More

Sister Isn't Paying Mar. 03, 2019

House Calls

Dear Edith: My brother and sister and I inherited our paid-up family home. The deed lists us as "ten... Read More

Don't Prevent Poor From Getting Loans Feb. 28, 2019

Daily Editorials

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is considering reopening a rule that would force small-doll... Read More

Unpaid Taxes Feb. 24, 2019

House Calls

Edith: My 83-year-old aunt pays $3,000 a year in house taxes. Her house is paid off. She lives in it... Read More

The High Price of Learning About Loans Feb. 19, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I loaned my ex-boyfriend $150 to buy a car. He said he would pay me $50 a month for fou... Read More

Radical Rollbacks of Payday Lending Rules Make Exploiting the Poor Easier Feb. 15, 2019

Daily Editorials

The time has come to consider an official name change for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau t... Read More

Watching the Watchdog on College Loans Sep. 18, 2018

Daily Editorials

A top federal regulator of the student loan industry resigned in protest last month from the Consume... Read More

Cleaning Up Son's Messes Dec. 29, 2017

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: A while ago, my husband and I co-signed a car loan for my son. At the time, he was very ... Read More