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It has been a long time since the U.S. economy was in a recession. So don’t feel bad if this one caught you by surprise. Yes, it may not be official yet, but we are at the beginning of a recession. How financially prepared are you? What is a recession? Recession is a fancy way of […]

DJIA Performance Great Depression vs. Coronavirus Crisis

In the last two weeks, we have seen the two worst single-day drops in the history of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). However, on Wednesday, the Dow also saw its best day since 1933, with a 13% rise. Did the stock market already hit bottom? Unlikely. America is unofficially, but undoubtedly in a recession. […]

TAX AMNESTY

Is tax amnesty really possible? Will the IRS or state government simply forgive unpaid tax you legitimately owe? While it may seem too good to be true, there have been numerous occasions where state and local governments launch programs offering just that. It’s often a last-ditch effort to boost their budgets and bring people into […]

AVERAGE LIFE INSURANCE RATES

Are you shopping around for a life insurance policy? The right coverage can provide peace of mind and security for your family. But before you commit to a policy, it’s smart to find out how much you can expect to pay. That way, you’ll know which offers are good deals and which ones are overpriced. […]

how to bundle home and auto

If you’re a homeowner and own your vehicle, you could probably use a way to lower the cost of home and auto insurance. Did you know that you could save 5-25% on insurance costs just by getting both insurance policies from the same company? Read on to learn how to bundle home and auto insurance. […]

security deposit loans

The cost of rent in the U.S. is skyrocketing. Would-be tenants struggle to save up for increasingly expensive security deposits and other associated moving costs. The table below shows the 10 U.S. cities with the fastest-growing rents. If you can’t afford to pay thousands of dollars out of pocket, how can you keep up with […]

Coronavirus mortgage relief

The coronavirus pandemic is putting the jobs of millions of workers at risk. Last week alone 3.3 million people filed for unemployment. One of the main concerns is how people will take care of their mortgage and rent payments if they lose their jobs or see cuts in their hours and wages. This article provides […]

Coronavirus paid sick leave

The coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak is a serious concern for U.S. citizens. And unfortunately, your health isn’t the only thing at risk — you also have to worry about your paycheck. If you find yourself exposed to coronavirus (or at high risk of exposure), you are likely wondering if you will get paid for coronavirus sick […]

average cost of coronavirus treatment

$9,763 Estimated cost of a severe case of COVID-19 without major complications. As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread throughout the U.S. and people receive treatment, medical bills mount. Depending on the severity of the virus, treatment can be expensive. Here is what we know about the medical cost of treating a severe case of […]

irs 1099 income garnishment

If you are behind on your taxes and you are one of the 16 million Americans who are self-employed, you may be wondering, “Can the IRS garnish 1099 wages?” Unfortunately, the federal government can garnish almost any type of income, including 1099 wages. However, there are steps that the IRS must take before they can […]