Filing an Insurance Claim After a Disaster


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?


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


[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


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?


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?


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


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 […]

The Capital Gains Tax Consequences of a GameStop Windfall


You may have heard the news about how a critical mass of investors drove GameStop’s stock value to unimaginable heights, to the chagrin of wealthier investors who were betting on […]

Update Your Will, Trust, and Power of Attorney When You Move


Every state has slightly different laws governing legal documents, including Wills, Trusts, and other estate planning tools. The requirements for a legally valid document are sometimes so different in different […]

What Are the Legal Consequences of an Eviction?


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 […]

How to Plan a Wedding Around COVID-19 Restrictions


Throughout 2020, couples who were planning their weddings found themselves making last-minute changes as states and cities threw new restrictions at them. With 2021 bringing a new wedding season, many […]

Should You File for Bankruptcy?


In an effort to survive the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, more and more Americans are going deeper and deeper into debt. Businesses are shuttering for good and workers […]