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.
When disaster strikes...strike back.
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.
May 10, 2013
Whether they do it online, through texting tactics or by stealing your wallet the old-fashioned way, identity thieves are constantly concocting new cons.
One reason card companies are working hard to...
May 10, 2013
Credit card companies are constantly refining their techniques to detect fraud and, for obvious reasons, are reluctant to share specific details of how it’s done.
But there are a few red flags that clue card companies in to fishy activity...
May 9, 2013
When I get a letter from the IRS — and yes, it’s happened — I get a chill. Am I in trouble? Did I miss a deadline or overlook...
May 7, 2013
Have leisure time, will travel — especially when it comes to traveling overseas: It seems to be the mantra for a growing number of Americans.
May 3, 2013
April 24, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Big insurance companies are taking an “if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em” approach to the consumer insurance market, as Americans...
April 17, 2013
My mom has recently taken on a task that is exactly as practical as it is morbid: preparing her will.
Actually, she’s preparing wills for...
April 16, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The number of U.S. adults who aren’t confident in their ability to...
April 9, 2013
Doing your taxes feels as fun as a trip to the emergency ward. So, you waited. And waited.
And here you are.
There are two main reasons people wait until the last minute to file taxes: either they owe the government money or something...
April 1, 2013
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Thursday broadened a crackdown on tax related identity theft to include all 50 states, allowing local law enforcement officers limited access to IRS documents.
Under the IRS program, police can gain some...