How to Request Information About Your Veterans Benefits

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The U.S. government provides many different benefits to military veterans and their families. But navigating the maze of benefits to determine which ones are available to you and your family […]

What Are the Legal Consequences of an Eviction?

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If you’ve been evicted, there’s a good chance that your housing problems aren’t over, even if you’ve turned your financial situation around. Evictions are a serious matter, which is why […]

Use a Credit Freeze to Stop Identity Thieves in Their Tracks

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COVID-19 has led to a marked increase in online transactions, triggering a huge spike in cases of identity theft. There are many steps you can take to reduce the odds […]

2021 Eviction Moratorium Extension and Tenant Rent Relief Update

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Millions of Americans continue to struggle financially as businesses big and small fight to stay afloat amid repeated pandemic shutdowns and re-openings. Renters, in particular, worry about the possibility of […]

Disaster Relief: 7 Tips for Making a FEMA Claim

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Update: President Biden has approved disaster declarations for both Louisiana and Mississippi in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Ida. President Biden also signed a major disaster declaration on […]

Hurricanes and Wildfires: How to Prepare for a Natural Disaster

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Wildfires, floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes can cause massive amounts of damage and loss of life. While the disasters themselves can’t be eliminated, there are things you can do to prepare […]

2021 COVID-19 Student Loan Repayment Relief

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Average individual student loan balances in the United States increased to over $38,000 in 2020 according to Experian, the credit reporting company. This is a tremendous amount of debt that […]

Focus on Financial Planning: Last Will and Testament

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No one wants to think about dying, especially when young and healthy, but tomorrow is never guaranteed. Leaving this world unprepared can result in confusion and expense for your surviving […]

Do I Need To Pay Taxes On Private Sales Transactions?

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You may be required to pay taxes on private sales transactions. Some sales profits are considered capital gains by the IRS and some purchases require you to pay local sales taxes. Find out more about what your tax obligations might be at Rocket Lawyer.

Should I Sign a Prenuptial Agreement?

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Many people believe a Prenuptial Agreement, or prenup, is a bad idea because it implies they are planning on a divorce at the same time they’re planning a wedding. But […]

Lend Money to Family and Friends the Smart Way

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Many people turn to friends and family for loans when buying a large asset or starting up a business. Lending to family and friends is a high-risk undertaking with little […]

Use a Cease and Desist Letter To Stop Debt Collection Harassment

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As a consumer, you have a wide variety of rights under both federal and state laws to stop harassment by creditors. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is a […]