Personal Finance

Louisville Resident Guilty of Mortgage Fraud
Louisville Resident Guilty of Mortgage Fraud

KENTUCKY – Stephen C. Netherton, of Louisville, has been sentenced to 24 months in prison and ordered to pay $870,000 in restitution by U.S. District Judge Charles R. Simpson III, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.  Netherton pled guilty to charges of engaging in a conspiracy to commit...

Dec 17, 2020
DAVE SAYS: Pay Off Mortgage Before Rental Home Debt
DAVE SAYS: Pay Off Mortgage Before Rental Home Debt

KENTUCKY — This week, Dave gives advice on rental property debt.. Dear Dave,. I have a rental property that I still owe some money on, and I’ve just begun Baby Step 2 of your plan. Should rental property debt be included in the debt snowball?. Matt. Dear Matt,. No, it shouldn’t. Baby Step 2 of...

Dec 17, 2020
DAVE SAYS: Choosing to Save for Mortgage Free Home
DAVE SAYS: Choosing to Save for Mortgage Free Home

KENTUCKY — In this week’s Dave Says, Davie discusses mortgage expense versus being debt free.. Dear Dave,. I’m 28, single, and I just became debt-free. In addition, I make $70,000 a year and have the equivalent of six months of expenses set aside for emergencies.. Should I save up to pay cash for a house,...

Nov 06, 2020
DAVE SAYS: First, Consider Moderate Home Bought with Cash
DAVE SAYS: First, Consider Moderate Home Bought with Cash

KENTUCKY — This week’s Dave Says. Dear Dave,. I’ve been trying to save cash to buy a home, but things always seem to come up that eat away at my savings. I have $130,000 set aside plus an emergency fund, and I make $120,000 a year.. I’m debt-free and renting right now, but eventually I’d...

Nov 25, 2017
Students with Personal Finance Education Exhibit Strong Money Knowledge, Habits
Students with Personal Finance Education Exhibit Strong Money Knowledge, Habits

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — A new study by Ramsey Solutions, a leading company in financial education, finds that students who are taught personal finance lessons in the classroom have a better understanding and more confidence when it comes to managing their money.. Of high school students who have taken a personal finance course, 94 percent report...

Dec 17, 2016
How Businesses Can Address Negative Online Reviews
How Businesses Can Address Negative Online Reviews

KENTUCKY — Online retailer comment sections and review sites have become very popular over the last half decade.. More and more consumers now rely heavily on product and business reviews to inform their decisions and purchases. Some consumers may scan individual product reviews prior to purchasing a big-ticket item, while others may visit review sites...

Apr 11, 2016
Family Business Start up Becomes Successful Company
Family Business Start up Becomes Successful Company

MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Offering services from Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Illinois, Alabama, and Missouri, Leslie Curneal of Enviro Source Restoration addressed the 1 Million Cups Entrepreneur program Wednesday, April 22.. With the desire to own a business, Scot and Leslie Curneal started their company in 2009.. “Our story starts with Scot having a passion within him...

Apr 23, 2015