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Leslie Tayne

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Leslie Tayne, Esq., is a consumer and business debt-related attorney and advisor. She founded Tayne Law Group, P.C., concentrating solely in debt resolution and alternatives to filing bankruptcy for consumers, small business owners and professionals. In addition, Tayne Law regularly consults and advises on debt management related issues. Her book, Life & Debt, shows how learning to embrace your debt can help you not only like it, but love it.

6 Steps to Take If Your Debt Goes Into Collections

Managing Debt

6 Steps to Take If Your Debt Goes Into Collections

6 Steps to Take If Your Debt Goes Into Collections

If you’ve fallen behind on your bills, there’s a good chance a debt collector may have contacted you or will be contacting you shortly. A debt collector works for a collection agency who bought a debt from a creditor to whom you owe money. Since their job is to collect the money, they may plague... Read More

6 Types of People Who Have Trouble With Money

Personal Finance

6 Types of People Who Have Trouble With Money

6 Types of People Who Have Trouble With Money

We all have quirks in our personalities, particularly when it comes to spending. Whether you’re in good financial standing or not, sometimes these qualities can keep you from achieving your financial goals. Fortunately, whatever your personality, there are ways to ensure you are not holding yourself back. Here are six personality types that can keep... Read More

5 Ways to Catch Up on Retirement Savings

Personal Finance

5 Ways to Catch Up on Retirement Savings

5 Ways to Catch Up on Retirement Savings

Worried about your retirement nest egg? It’s normal for someone nearing retirement to question how much they have saved — and wonder if their savings will last. Whether you haven’t started or life got in the way and you dipped into your nest egg, don’t stress, because it’s not too late to catch up. Here... Read More

Best Ways to Spend Your Graduation Money

Personal Finance

Best Ways to Spend Your Graduation Money

Best Ways to Spend Your Graduation Money

Graduation is right around the corner and that diploma may not be the only piece of paper graduates are excited to receive. If you’re among them, it’s likely your family and friends are eager to celebrate your accomplishment, and you may be expecting some gifts in the form of checks or cash. As tempting as... Read More

What Not to Do With Your Tax Refund

Personal Finance

What Not to Do With Your Tax Refund

What Not to Do With Your Tax Refund

It’s that time of year again when tax refunds are on everyone’s mind. A tax refund check can be a wonderful addition to your checking account; a sizable amount can even bring new financial opportunities your way. But if you don’t spend that check from Uncle Sam responsibly, it can also put you in debt.... Read More

5 Ways to Stay on Budget When You Lose Your Job

Personal Finance

5 Ways to Stay on Budget When You Lose Your Job

5 Ways to Stay on Budget When You Lose Your Job

No one wants to think about a job loss, but sometimes these things can happen. If you think you may be out of a job soon or a cutback came out of the blue, then you might want to take some necessary steps to manage your budget. Here are some tips to help. 1. Separate... Read More

4 Simple Ways to Keep Your Business From Wrecking Your Money

Personal Finance

4 Simple Ways to Keep Your Business From Wrecking Your Money

4 Simple Ways to Keep Your Business From Wrecking Your Money

Managing a small business can be exciting but also comes with a lot of responsibility. As a small business owner, you may be faced with a lot of financial decisions, which can require much thought and planning. Here are some tips on how to effectively manage your finances. 1. Create a Budget A budget will... Read More

5 Financial New Year Resolutions You Might Want to Try

Personal Finance

5 Financial New Year Resolutions You Might Want to Try

5 Financial New Year Resolutions You Might Want to Try

Every new year comes with more New Year’s resolutions. Here are five you might want to put on your list. 1. Have a Plan Set aside some time in 2017 to go over your finances and see how you’ve been doing. Are you following a budget? Do you need to? There might be some lifestyle... Read More

4 Ways to Get Financially Healthy in 2017

Personal Finance

4 Ways to Get Financially Healthy in 2017

4 Ways to Get Financially Healthy in 2017

Next year will be here before we know it. Now is a great time to brush up on your financial health to ensure you have a happy and financially healthy new year. Here are some tips to help you get started. 1. Check Your Credit Report You can obtain a free copy of your credit... Read More

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