In Crisis - 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/In-Crisis en-US Financial Planning When You Have a Chronic Illness http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/In-Crisis/Medical-Crises-and-Illness/Financial-Planning-When-You-Have-a-Chronic-Illness http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/In-Crisis/Medical-Crises-and-Illness/Financial-Planning-When-You-Have-a-Chronic-Illness When you live with a chronic illness, you need to confront both the day-to-day and long-term financial implications of that illness. Talking openly about your health can be hard, but sharing your questions and challenges with those who can help you is extremely important, because recommendations can be better tailored to your needs. Every person with a chronic illness has unique issues, but here's a look at some topics you might need help with as you're putting together your financial plan.

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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:39:17 EDT
Organizing Your Finances After Your Spouse Has Died http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/In-Crisis/Loss-of-a-Spouse/Organizing-Your-Finances-After-Your-Spouse-Has-Died http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/In-Crisis/Loss-of-a-Spouse/Organizing-Your-Finances-After-Your-Spouse-Has-Died Losing a spouse or partner is a stressful event. Yet, during this time, you must complete a variety of tasks and make important financial decisions. You may need to make final arrangements, notify various businesses and government agencies, settle your spouse's estate, and provide for your own financial security. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to make dealing with these matters less difficult.

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Fri, 01 Jun 2012 17:33:42 EDT
Insurance Concerns of Divorcing Couples http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/In-Crisis/Divorce/Insurance-Concerns-of-Divorcing-Couples http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/In-Crisis/Divorce/Insurance-Concerns-of-Divorcing-Couples Divorcing couples face many changes (both financial and emotional), and planning for these changes should take place before the divorce is final. To protect alimony and child support payments, the custodial parent may want to insure the life and the income stream of the noncustodial parent. A noncustodial parent may want to insure the former spouse's life in case that parent dies and custody of the children must change. Life, disability, health, and property insurance policies should all be reviewed and modified or rewritten to reflect the divorce.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2011 01:42:58 EDT
Health Insurance and Divorce http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/In-Crisis/Divorce/Health-Insurance-and-Divorce http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/In-Crisis/Divorce/Health-Insurance-and-Divorce Examine your family's health insurance coverage before your divorce occurs. Some divorce decrees stipulate who will pay for health coverage for the other spouse and the children. Neither an employer nor an insurer can deny court-ordered coverage if children are involved. If coverage is not part of the decree, you'll have to scramble for coverage if your ex-spouse is the insured on the family policy. Federal law provides for a court order to secure the children's continued coverage if the noncustodial parent, insurance company, or employer refuses to cooperate. COBRA is another option.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2011 01:39:01 EDT
How Much Life Insurance is Enough? http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Insurance/Life-Insurance/How-Much-Life-Insurance-is-Enough http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Insurance/Life-Insurance/How-Much-Life-Insurance-is-Enough There are several ways to calculate how much life insurance you and your family need. Take the time to make sure you get it right.

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Wed, 07 Jul 2010 16:52:49 EDT
Line of Credit Payoff http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Calculators/Line-of-Credit-Payoff http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Calculators/Line-of-Credit-Payoff Read More »

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Thu, 08 Apr 2010 17:16:17 EDT
Personal Debt Consolidation http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Calculators/Personal-Debt-Consolidation http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Calculators/Personal-Debt-Consolidation Read More »

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Thu, 08 Apr 2010 17:16:15 EDT
Credit Assessment http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Calculators/Credit-Assessment http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Calculators/Credit-Assessment Read More »

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Thu, 08 Apr 2010 17:15:51 EDT
What's the difference between chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy? http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/In-Crisis/Bankruptcy/What-s-the-difference-between-chapter-7-and-chapter-13-bankruptcy http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/In-Crisis/Bankruptcy/What-s-the-difference-between-chapter-7-and-chapter-13-bankruptcy Read the Answer »

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Fri, 02 Apr 2010 18:07:59 EDT
What is the difference between a power of attorney and a durable power of attorney? http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/In-Crisis/Planning-for-incapacity/What-is-the-difference-between-a-power-of-attorney-and-a-durable-power-of-attorney http://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/In-Crisis/Planning-for-incapacity/What-is-the-difference-between-a-power-of-attorney-and-a-durable-power-of-attorney Read the Answer »

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Fri, 02 Apr 2010 18:06:39 EDT