Money Matters

Get legal advice on how to take control of your personal finances, whether you're tackling student loans, medical bills, taxes, or bankruptcy.

Financial Planning: The Basics

Financial planning isn't just for the rich. It's for everyone, young and old, and the best time to get started is now, beginning with these basic…

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How Will Unemployment Benefits Impact Your 2020 Taxes

Whether it's your first time or you've received benefits before, be prepared by understanding your obligations and using the many resources available…

Financial Anxiety? How to Take the Stress Out of Your Finances

You can take action to feel in control of your money, spend more wisely, plan for the future, and reduce your stress level.

Should You Borrow From Your Retirement Account to Keep Your Business Afloat?

Borrowing from your retirement is not widely recommended and should only be done if the business can pay the loan back quickly.

What Makes the 2020 Tax Season Different for Small Businesses and Consumers

Understand how your tax burden might be affected by factors such as working from home, caring for children during school closures, getting ill, and…

How Does Trump Repeatedly File for Bankruptcy and Still Stay on Top?

Donald Trump has become infamous for telling business mogul wannabes "You're fired!" every week on primetime television. Yet, after Trump's casino…

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Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: Basic Steps

Find out how you qualify for Chapter 7 debt relief, what you should do before you file, how debts are classified, what will happen to your property,…

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Corporate Accountability: A Summary of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Securities laws like Sarbanes-Oxley are complicated and confusing. But failing to follow the Act's new restrictions and procedures can be even worse.

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LLC or LP: What's Best for Your Business?

Understanding the relative benefits and limitations of an LLC and an LP is important when determining which type of entity would be best suited for…

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CEO Misconduct and Mounting Debt May Lead American Apparel to File for Bankruptcy

American Apparel recently announced plans to fire CEO and founder Dov Charney, leading to questions of insolvency and the need to pursue Chapter 11…

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