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IDES and Identity Theft

July 17, 2020

Did you receive an unexpected debit card loaded with unemployment benefits from IDES? You’re not alone! Suddenly, cards are being sent to retired people, working people, and many who never applied for unemployment. At the same time, many people received notice of a separate bank checking account and a debit card -- accounts they never..

Didn’t Get Stimulus Payment? Do this!

July 16, 2020

The Link below leads you to IRS form 3911. It says for Tax Refunds, but it is also to track missing stimulus payments (EIP). Please follow the instructions below if you are sure you qualified for a stimulus check but have not received it yet. First, make sure someone else did not declare you as..

Making Sense of Stocks

July 15, 2020

The stock market has proved in recent days that it can exceed its all-time highs, depending on which indexes and stocks you are watching. Given market volatility, as you read this it could be lower, or even higher. But one thing is sure: in no way is the economy in better shape than it was..

Student Loan Rates Drop — but what’s the REAL Cost?

July 08, 2020

College plans remain suspended for many thousands who are wondering just what the next academic year will look like. Schools are in the process of deciding if and how they can reopen campuses safely. And students are deciding whether to take the risk of attending — even after negotiating some significant tuition breaks. And into..

Taxes Due July 15th

July 05, 2020

The countdown is on. Like seeing Santa in summer, the July 15th tax deadline is shocking – but real, and soon! You didn’t prepare while locked down inside your house this spring, so now the scramble starts. Here’s a three-set plan of attack to get your taxes done in the next few days: • Getting..

New “Best Interests” Regulation

June 29, 2020

A new rule promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission known as Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI) goes into effect June 30. It promises to give investors a clearer picture of the fees and other costs they are paying, as well as the disciplinary history of brokers and advisers who are giving financial advice, although..

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