People who are diagnosed with cancer have access to more and better treatments than ever. However, those treatments come at a steep cost. So do medications like Gleevac, which is used to treat leukemia.
Some people who have filed for bankruptcy believe that they don't have to file income taxes. They often believe that the bankruptcy trustee will handle it. That's a dangerous mistake to make.
New data just released by the New York Federal Reserve Bank indicates that over 7 million Americans are at least 90 days past due on their auto loans. That's a record number -- higher even than in the post-recession years of nearly a decade ago.
During the recent federal government shutdown -- the longest in history -- Americans saw and heard seemingly endless heartbreaking stories of people whose lives were thrown into chaos because they missed one paycheck and then a second. Even though the shutdown ended after just over a month, many federal employees weren't certain when they'd see the money that they were owed. Some contractors, depending on the terms of their contract, may never be paid for that period.