If you or a loved one gets arrested for a crime, it could be weeks, months or even years before the case goes to trial. In most cases, a bail amount is usually set to allow the defendant's conditional release until the next court date. The following explains how bail bonds work and the consequences of forfeiting a bond. Getting a Cash Bond One option for posting bail involves the use of a cash bond, where the person posting bail pays for the entire bail amount in cash, in addition to any fees imposed by the arresting jurisdiction.
11 July 2016
Sometimes, businesses have no choice but to lay off some employees. Layoffs can help keep the business afloat financially when sales and/or demand for services aren't enough to keep up with operating costs. Unfortunately, layoffs aren't exactly ideal for employees, because unemployment only replaces a partial amount of income... not all of it. The possibility of being laid off is enough to put a knot in anyone's stomach. If you've been hearing rumors or seeing warnings of an impending layoff in which you could be affected, here are a few things that can help cushion the blow to your finances.
17 June 2016
Payday loans can be extremely helpful if you're ever facing a financial emergency, as they provide easy-to-get short-term loans. If you ever need a payday loan, however, make sure to only work with one reputable cash advance company. Applying for payday loans from multiple companies can cause a host of issues. Getting Multiple Payday Loans May Be Illegal Depending on where you live, it may be illegal to get multiple payday loans -- even from the same company.
17 May 2016
Chances are if know what a numismatist is, that you are interested in coin collecting. For the beginning numismatist, there is a lot to learn about the world of coin collecting. You may have questions about what supplies you need to collect coins, where you can get interesting coins and how to value coins. In this article, you'll get the answers to these questions about coin collecting for beginners and some tips to get your own collection started.
3 October 2014
If you've received a personal injury settlement, won the lottery, or have another type of settlement that provides you with regular fixed income, you may be interested in trading these payouts for a lump sum of cash. There are a number of companies that will help you along in this process -- however, there are tax consequences and other financial considerations you'll need to ponder before pursuing this type of payout.
27 August 2014