Q&A: What should I do if I'm the victim of identity theft?Be prepared to do these 4 things right away.
Q&A: Can a spouse claim benefits if their spouse committed suicide?That depends on a couple of scenarios.
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Q&A: What should I do if I'm the victim of identity theft?Know the 4 steps
Q&A: What happens to a bank loan in the event of a death?The answer depends on whether there were any co-signers against the debt.
Q&A: Does credit card debt transfer to your children after death?This question highlights one of the top reasons why you have credit in your name only.
November 13, 2013
We recently celebrated Veteran’s Day to honor the service to our country by millions of our Armed Forces personnel. But many recent veterans making the transition back into civilian life will struggle financially. Many have trouble even finding a...
October 9, 2013
When my daughter was sick a few weeks ago, the medicine her doctor prescribed smelled bad and tasted even worse. Like most children, she resisted at first, crying at the prospect of having to swallow the medicine. But after two days she was still...
October 1, 2013
I am not generally one to begrudge medical expenses. Unlike a number of Americans, I am in possession of health insurance that provides pretty good preventative care. I always schedule physicals, flu shots, and teeth cleanings in a timely manner...
September 26, 2013
It doesn't matter how many times you transfer credit, or what introductory APR you can find. If you are spending more money on a regular basis than you are earning, your debt will continue to worsen until...
September 18, 2013
Like any mother, I enjoy planning special events for my daughter. Her 10th birthday isn’t far off, so I’m already thinking about how to make this...
September 17, 2013
On April 9, Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) sponsored the Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Prevention Act of 2013, which aims to mitigate tax fraud in seven ways.Improve...
September 13, 2013
When it comes to any money goal, whether it’s saving up for retirement or paying off debt, I’ve found that we have to allow ourselves a little bit of...
September 11, 2013
If you have watched Ocean's Eleven (2001), you already know that stealing money from a casino is easy. The biggest problem is how to make it out of the building with the money and your life, intact. The same is true of identity theft and...
September 11, 2013
As I sat on the beach watching the ocean waves crest and crash on a recent trip to the Pacific Ocean, I pondered how fluid and unpredictable life can be. I thought about how many changes I’ve experienced in recent years. I also considered...
September 6, 2013
As we increasingly rely on E-filing tax returns, we increase the efficiency of IRS operations and our convenience. We also strip away some crucial layers of...