4 Things To Do Before Starting The Divorce Process

Posted on: 26 November 2014

Divorce is common in the United States. In fact, somewhere between 40 and 50 percent of marriages in the US end in divorce. Divorces can run the gamut from being easy and amicable to drawn out and acrimonious. The process of divorce can also lead to complicated financial and emotional situations as a couple attempts to unravel their shared lives. Before starting the divorce process there are a few things that a couple can do to help ensure that the divorce goes smoothly.
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3 Things That Can Get You Into Trouble With The IRS

Posted on: 24 November 2014

If there is one thing that every U.S. citizen can depend on, it is the fact that the IRS will see to it that they get a portion of your annual income. You can try to hide money or attempt to use different deductions to decrease your tax liability, but doing so can cause problems. Here are three things that can get you into trouble with the IRS. 1. Failing to list supplemental income.
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Work Credits And Social Security Disability Benefits

Posted on: 21 November 2014

When you apply for Social Security disability, your work history will be carefully scrutinized by the Social Security Administration. Part of the eligibility requirements for disability benefits is that you have worked a certain amount. Before applying for benefits, here are a few things you need to know about your work credits and benefits.  Work Credits As you work, you earn work credits. The work credits are the product of your earnings being converted.
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How A Bankruptcy Filing Will Effect Getting Future Credit

Posted on: 21 November 2014

Your credit score can be impacted by bankruptcy more seriously than any other single monetary event. While it's not always the case that all bankruptcies will result in a large credit rating drop—in fact, it's possible your credit rating to increase after a bankruptcy—any negative effect causes it harder to get credit in the foreseeable future. A bankruptcy also appears in your credit report for a long time when you file, supplying a large warning signal to possible lenders of a payment history that is blemished.
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