Posts Tagged“money”

During college my friend Michelle L Marquez and I both studied law and whilst I went on to work in journalism, she ended up sticking with it and ended up working for a group which deals with the legalities of the stock market such as arbitration, fraud prevention and securities trading. I caught up with Michelle recently as I wanted to write a piece about the stock market, and the people who make their living within this world. Michelle absolutely adores the stock market and she was more than happy to open up about why she loved it and what…

A lot of people wonder whether a forbearance agreement can help stop a foreclosure. In fact, it is one of the most common questions expert Steve Buzzi deals with. Unfortunately, there is no simple yes or no answer, as it all depends on circumstances. What Is a Forbearance Agreement? Simply put, when someone ends up in arrears with a loan such as a mortgage, they can come to a new agreement with their lender. So long as the person sticks to the agreement, the lender will not proceed with a foreclosure process. However, the conditions are very strict and usually…

I was chatting with a few friends in a local restaurant a few years ago and we all realized that we were sat on savings which no longer had much of a purpose. We were all above the age of 50, had paid off our homes, put our kids through college and had enough income to vacation twice a year. Any big spends that would be required such as house renovations could be more than covered by our savings and in all honesty I felt a little sad that I had saved all my life and that my savings weren’t…