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Weighing the Pros and Cons of Filing Your Taxes Online

Filing your taxes can be a complicated process and can put you at risk of penalties and fees if you make a mistake. Find out the benefits and drawbacks of preparing and filing your taxes on your own versus professional filing options.

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What Is the Standard Deduction?

Finding all the ways to save money on your taxes can be tedious and miserable. Luckily for many people, claiming the standard deduction is a simple way to save time.

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What Is Wage Garnishment?

Millions of U.S. workers lose earnings to wage garnishment, which lets creditors legally seize pay in order to satisfy debts. If you're affected, here’s what you should know.

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What Is a Reverse Mortgage?

Reverse mortgages are a home loan option that lets seniors tap into their property's equity. Here's what to know if you're considering a reverse mortgage.

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I’ve Fallen on Hard Times. Can I Cash Out My 401(k)?

Should you cash out your 401(k)? Before tapping into your retirement fund, make sure you understand the effects on your current financial situation and your retirement years.

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How to Choose a Financial Adviser

Hiring a financial adviser can help you sort out your finances. To get started, here's how to choose the best financial adviser for your situation.

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What Does It Mean to Be Audited by the IRS?

Being selected for an IRS audit can be scary, but it doesn’t necessarily mean you’ve done something wrong. Here's what you should know.

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What Is a Financial Adviser?

Working with a financial adviser can help you make your money go further and ensure financial security for the future.

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