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.

What Is the Self-Employed Health Insurance Deduction?

The self-employed health insurance deduction can help offset some of the costs of paying out-of-pocket for health care coverage. Find out who can…

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What Is a W-9 Form and When Do I Need One?

The taxpayer information on a W-9 is used by a business to report to the IRS on payments made to independent contractors and other vendors. Should…

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What is a Tax Levy?

If you receive a tax bill from the IRS but do not pay your taxes or make any arrangements to settle your tax liability, you could face the risk of a…

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Why and How to File Back Taxes

The IRS is typically willing to work with taxpayers who make an effort to get caught up on their tax filing obligations. Filing back taxes can help…

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Getting the Goods on Debt Consolidation

Ads promising to eliminate your debt or fix your credit are everywhere. But not all debt consolidation companies are legit. How can you tell who to…

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What's Tipping Americans into Bankruptcy?

Almost a million Americans across the country have filed for bankruptcy in the last year. Are you in danger?

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Top Saving Mistakes to Avoid

When there are loans to be paid and birthday gifts to be purchased, it may seem like saving money is your last priority. But in the long run,…

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Finding an Honest Financial Advisor

If you want a good shot at putting your kids through college, enjoying your retirement and avoiding being a burden to your loved ones, you need a…

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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…

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Student Loan Forgiveness: What You Should Know

The student loan crisis has caused the government and President Obama to take action and create forgiveness programs. By pursuing one of these…

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