When the major credit bureau Equifax announced its customer files had been hacked, it caused a major uproar. Many people in Florida found out their files had been compromised and their sensitive information had been leaked. While Equifax worked to combat consumer fear, there was no erasing what had happened. Now consumers are left wondering what this means for their credit and finances in the future.
If a law enforcement officer arrests you, you may hear those famous words, “You have the right to remain silent.” This is part of the Miranda warning, which refers to your Fifth Amendment protection to refrain from providing testimony that the prosecutor could use against you in court.
If you are the father and main breadwinner in your family, and you or your wife decide to end your marriage, you face the reality of providing for two homes. This can be a daunting thought, especially if you are used to barely getting by. As you prepare for your divorce and determine how to come out of it as unscathed as possible, there are a few things you can do to financially prepare.