debts

Debtors' Prison Is Back, and Just as Cruel as Ever

To most of us, "debtors' prison" may sound like something straight out of a Dickens novel. But across the country today, predatory lenders are using a legal loophole to manipulate courts into jailing poor citizens who legitimately cannot pay what they owe.

Don't let debt swamp your retirement

A friend of mine nearing retirement is looking longingly at a new Harley, but getting financing is going to be a challenge. He's contemplating...