Tag Archives: Debt

Surveys Show How Debt Weighs on Romance

Filed under: Debt, People Getty By Jim Gold Money remains a leading cause of stress in romantic relationships, according to surveys released ahead of Valentine’s Day. But that doesn’t mean you should avoid discussing finances, they say. In a Country Financial Security Index Survey called “‘Til Debt Due Us Part,” more than 9 in 10 of the 1,000 respondents told ...

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4 Times It May Pay to Go Into Debt

Filed under: Debt Getty By Maryalene LaPonsie Debt is a four-letter word of the bad kind, according to some people. The type of thing that shouldn’t even be considered by responsible adults. However, not all finance professionals agree debt is something to be avoided. “Not all debt is created equal,” says Gary Poch, vice president of global consumer services for ...

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5 Reasons You’ll Never Get Out of Debt

Filed under: Personal Finance, Shopping, Debt Assistance, Spending Alamy By Maryalene LaPonsie Christmas is fast approaching, and that means money is going to start flying out of your pocket at breakneck speed. It doesn’t matter how much we talk about the spirit of the season being what really counts. The reality is the holidays mean paying for presents, parties and ...

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Should You Ever Pay Your Significant Other’s Debt?

Filed under: Family Money, Marriage Alamy By Stephanie Faris When it comes to relationships, love doesn’t always conquer all. Financial matters have the ability to cause friction in an otherwise happy couple, leading to repeat arguments that can eventually kill the relationship. Studies have shown that married couples that argue about money are more likely to divorce, even if the ...

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Nick Cassavetes Sues Over Gambling Debt

EXCLUSIVE Famed director Nick Cassavetes is going after one of his buddies … suing him for a $ 72,000 check that bounced all over L.A — and sources tell us it’s a big fat gambling debt. The director of “The Notebook” is suing L.A. business mogul Kevin Washington for the loot.  Kevin gave Nick a handwritten check for $ 72,600 ...

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