First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage & Then Comes … Taxes?

Personal Finance

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage & Then Comes … Taxes?

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage & Then Comes … Taxes?

Benjamin Franklin said, “There are only two certainties in life — death and taxes.” This applied to the entire LGBT community even before Massachusetts took the first step to expedite The (so-called) Apocalypse and legalized same-sex marriage. Since then, the number of married gays and lesbian who can share in Social Security benefits and play... Read More

How to Eat Your Veggies Instead of Letting Them Rot

Personal Finance

How to Eat Your Veggies Instead of Letting Them Rot

How to Eat Your Veggies Instead of Letting Them Rot

Happy 2016! It’s a new year, and that means it’s time to lie to ourselves about our futures and our deeply ingrained bad habits. Just kidding, just kidding, it’s time to attempt meaningful steps toward a better life. Or at least towards just replacing your sponges more often. My resolution style has always been pretty... Read More

4 Habits That Can Help You Build Good Credit

Credit Score

4 Habits That Can Help You Build Good Credit

4 Habits That Can Help You Build Good Credit

Whether you’re in the market for a new house, car or another major purchase, you’re going to want to make sure you’re creditworthy. While it can take time to build good credit, there are some habits you can adopt to boost your scores and, subsequently, your reputation in the eyes of lenders and financial institutions.... Read More

How to Spot an Error on Your Credit Report

Credit 101

How to Spot an Error on Your Credit Report

How to Spot an Error on Your Credit Report

Here’s the quick and dirty on credit reports: You have more than one, and you’re entitled to see them. You can get a free annual credit report from each of the big three credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian and TransUnion) through AnnualCreditReport.com. They’re pretty easy to obtain, it doesn’t hurt your credit to ask for them... Read More

How Identity Theft Cost a Woman Her Disability Check

Identity Theft

How Identity Theft Cost a Woman Her Disability Check

How Identity Theft Cost a Woman Her Disability Check

Many people find out their identities have been stolen when they try to file their taxes and discover someone has already used their Social Security number to get a fraudulent tax refund. In what could be considered a best-case scenario, victims of taxpayer identity theft end up dealing with an especially laborious tax-filing process and a... Read More

Can I Get a Loan for a Mobile Home?

Mortgages

Can I Get a Loan for a Mobile Home?

Can I Get a Loan for a Mobile Home?

Trying to get a loan for a mobile home? You may be surprised to learn there are financing options available for non-single-family residence houses. Here’s what you need to know. The Different Types of Mobile Homes Your property type holds all the cards when it comes to whether or not you’ll be able to obtain... Read More

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