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Dealing with Debt & Bills Now

May 06, 2020

As the coronavirus lockdown wears on, the bills are becoming more frightening. Many people are still waiting for unemployment or stimulus checks to arrive. Others are dealing with cuts in work hours or commissions or tips, resulting in lower income. Here are some ideas on how to prioritize paying those bills. —Student loans: Federal student..

Monday, April 27th Update

April 27, 2020

PATIENCE IS REQUIRED! The first round of payments went primarily to taxpayers who had included direct deposit information on their 2019 (or 2018) returns. Yet, quite a few of you received paper checks in the mail. Now the IRS is making a second large sweep in coming days, which is expected to send benefits to..

Bull vs. Bear

Where will the stock market go from here? That’s an important question for millions of Americans who have watched their retirement accounts shrink and then rebound — and as the ultimate impact of this economic shutdown become less, not more, clear as the days go by. Here’s what a leading bull and a leading bear..

TurboTax Stimulus Check Registration

April 15, 2020

How will the government find you to issue the stimulus check? IMPORTANT: - You don't have to register if you filed a tax return in 2019 or 2018. - You don't have to register if you receive Social Security, SSI, or Disability -- even if you DON'T file a tax return. BUT, if you do..

Where Do We Stand Now?

April 03, 2020

The stock market crisis has morphed into an economic crisis, which has hit home in an immediate personal finance crisis for millions of Americans. There have been !0 million job losses in the past two weeks, and at least double that number are waiting for a layoff notice in the coming days. No one working..

Stimulus Checks-Top 10 Q & A

April 01, 2020

The questions keep coming --and they are very similar. Since I can't answer each of you personally, here are my answers to the Top 10 Most Common questions about Stimulus Checks. Odds are, you will find your answer below. If not, please post on Ask Terry, and I will try to get to your question...



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