Severe Winter Storms: How to Prepare, Stay Safe, and File a Claim

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A Major Disaster Declaration was approved by President Biden on February 20, 2021 for the entire state of Texas due to a severe winter storm that crippled the state’s energy […]

What’s In the New $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Bill for You?

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Much of the American Rescue Plan promised by Joe Biden following his Presidential victory in 2020 was delivered on March 11, 2021, when the President signed H.R. 1319, the American […]

5 Ways Tutoring Can Help Stave Off COVID Learning Loss

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The COVID-19 pandemic has sent many children from welcoming classrooms to unfamiliar virtual learning environments. While teachers worked through this transition to keep up with  student needs, many students have […]

Can We Get a Marriage License Online During the Pandemic?

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Your wedding day is supposed to be one of the best days of your life, a celebration of two people coming together as one. However, while the planning process can […]

What Happens When Your Landlord Declares Bankruptcy?

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Even if you dutifully pay your rent each month, it’s still possible that your landlord could be having financial difficulties of their own that lead them into bankruptcy. While it […]

Filing an Insurance Claim After a Disaster

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Insurance is something you buy but hope you’ll never have to use. So unless you’ve gone through it before–and we hope you haven’t–you might not be fully aware of how […]

What Are the Most Common Home Remodeling Disputes?

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Disputes during construction and remodeling projects are common, from general breaches of contract to disputes over boundary lines and the quality of the work performed. Most home remodeling disputes can […]

Disaster Relief: 7 Tips for Making a FEMA Claim

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[Update: FEMA Federal Disaster Assistance is now available for survivors of the recent severe Texas winter storm. FEMA’s press release contains information about what to do before applying for assistance, […]

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 […]

How Will COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Impact Your Taxes?

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Americans should have received two rounds of stimulus payments in 2020 if they met certain income restrictions. The first round included a payment of up to $1,200 per adult plus […]

Will Collecting Unemployment During the Pandemic Impact My Taxes?

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Many Americans found themselves facing unemployment or a significant reduction in work hours in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unemployment benefits, including the increased benefits provided by […]

What You Need to Know About Identity Theft During Tax Season

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Unfortunately, identity theft can occur at any time, causing all sorts of problems for its victims. Identity theft can be particularly frustrating when it occurs during tax season – especially […]