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Is a Revocable Living Trust a Good Option for Your Estate?

It is inevitable. We will all eventually be leaving our earthly possessions and assets to our families and other loved ones, but we want our heirs to be as comfortable as possible. One way to ...
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Key Things You Should Know Before Filing for Bankruptcy

Living in a debt economy has become the norm for many individuals who are now struggling to make ends meet. Miss a payment on a credit card and the high-interest rates kick in, triggering an ...
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Do You Need a Living Trust?

What if you could control the disbursement of your estate and assets to your loved ones while you are still living and able to ensure that your final wishes are carried out? You can! A living trust is ...
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6 Ways to De-stress From Your Student Loan Debt

According to an article by CNN, "... Student debt now totals about $1.5 trillion,"(1), surpassing the totals owed for credit cards and auto loans. Not surprisingly, with tuitions at an ...
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What Happens if a Creditor Garnishes Your Wages in California? - Pt 2

[The Continuance] Except for Child Support and Student Loans However, just as taxes, child support, and student loans can gain permission to garnish wages without the usual lawsuit, they also have ...
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What Happens if a Creditor Garnishes Your Wages in California? - Pt 1

Have you been hearing the term 'wage garnishment' thrown around lately? Perhaps you're looking at a letter in the mail that seems to have come out of the clear blue, other than that debt a ...
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Updating a Will -- when to do it?

When you make a will, you will have taken an important step in making sure that your assets are disposed of in a manner you desire. However, especially if you have drawn up the will early in life, you ...
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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Clarifications Help Home-Buying Millennials

Many millennials in their late 20s and 30s yearn to buy a home, but credit card and student loan debt makes it difficult. While some financial experts shame the younger generation for spending too ...
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Protect Your Beneficiaries with an IRA Trust

Those with significant assets they wish to control and protect once they pass to the beneficiary should seriously consider setting up a revocable living trust. You may have heard them referred to as ...
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The Benefits of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Debtors who are looking to file for bankruptcy are usually debating between chapter 13 and chapter 7 bankruptcy. While each has their pros and cons, and will benefit different people based on their ...
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A Few Things You Should Know About Guardianship

There are several cases where a court may deem it necessary to place a child, elderly person, or a someone with special needs, under the care of a guardian. Here are a few things you might want to ...
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How to Know if Chapter 13 Is the Right Bankruptcy Choice for You

When debt begins to overwhelm a household, bankruptcy can become a viable solution. But the choice to file bankruptcy is a massive decision and trying to understand the difference between a Chapter 7 ...
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Your Options for Avoiding Home Foreclosure

It's a classic story -- you might have lost your job, or you could have gotten sick. Because of this, you could have gotten behind on your house payments. You might have thought that you would be ...
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Guardianship And Adoption: The Differences Between The Two

"Accompanied By Parent Or Guardian" A phrase that's been heard and used countless times, it shows that a guardian is different than a parent. But why is there a need for guardians ? And ...
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The Benefits of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Choosing to file for bankruptcy -- or being in a situation where filing is the only option -- can feel like the end of the world. It can also be very overwhelming. Your choice to file is only the ...
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Why Estate Planning Should be a Top Priority

Planning your estate does not have to be a complicated matter eating up a lot of your time and money. In fact, it can be a whole lot easier and inexpensive than you would imagine. Whether you are ...
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Tips to Improve Your Credit After a Foreclosure

Everyone knows that when you lose your home through foreclosure, your credit is going to take a hit. It is going to be visible on your credit report for years to come. For this reason, you really ...
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Consolidating Student Loan Debt Can Ease Monthly Payment Burden

In 2017, the average college graduate owed more than $39,000 in student loan debt often requiring payments to multiple lenders beginning 6 months after graduation. Graduates typically have a ...
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The Ultimate Guide for Avoiding Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is not an easy solution for your debt and credit problems. A bankruptcy will stain your credit report for up to 10 years, and it will impact your ability to rent an apartment, become ...
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4 More Ways to Get Rid of Your Student Loan Debt Quicker

Want to avoid bankruptcy over your student debt? Then start coming up with a plan for paying it off sooner rather than later. Here are four additional tips for getting rid of your student debt ...
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Give a Beneficiary Your Assets Without Creating an Income Tax Burden: Create an IRA Trust

IRAs are great vehicles for personal retirement finances. Depending on the nature of your IRA, they might enable you to make withdrawals without any additional taxes or the funds were allowed to grow ...
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More Tips to Stop A Foreclosure

Though you might not think so, mortgage companies don't want to foreclose on a home. They are usually willing to talk about your options so that you can stay in your home. It simply costs too much ...
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Tips to Stop A Foreclosure

Mortgage companies don't want to foreclose on a home unless they have to. Unless you are way behind on your payments, they may be willing to talk to you and work through your problems so that you ...
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More Potential Options During a Foreclosure

It can be difficult to go through a foreclosure. You are going to have to find somewhere else to live. Even worse, your credit will be affected. It can actually take a few years to get yourself back ...
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Potential Options During a Foreclosure

Going through a foreclosure can be difficult. Not only are you losing your home, you will have to find a new place to live, with less than ideal credit. You may struggle for several years until you ...
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