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Here's How Much Money You Should Have Saved By Age

Wondering how much you should have saved at this stage in your life? Find out what your saving options are moving forward.

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Why Is the Assessed Value of My Home So Much Lower Than What I Paid?

Your home is probably the biggest investment you'll ever make, so you want to know that it's a valuable asset. Find out what the assessed value is and why it might be lower than what you paid for your house — and why that's a good thing.

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What Is Adjusted Gross Income?

Adjusted gross income, or AGI, comes up a lot around tax season. You probably think of your income as the amount of money your employer pays you, but for tax purposes, it can be more complicated than that.

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What Does It Mean to Itemize My Taxes?

No matter what your financial situation, your goal is to pay the least amount possible in taxes. Learn more about the options for deductions to help you decide whether itemizing is best for you.

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J.D. Written by Team eLocal.

Do I Have a Nursing Home Negligence Case?

Finding out your loved one is being neglected or abused while living at a facility can be devastating. Educating yourself on nursing home negligence and abuse can help you advocate for your loved one.

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J.D. Written by Team eLocal.

Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

Some medical errors fall under the category of medical malpractice. Understanding whether your situation is medical malpractice can help you decide how to move forward.

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J.D. Written by Team eLocal.

What Is a Retainer for a Lawyer and How Does It Work?

You don't always have to pay a retainer when you use a lawyer, but it's common in many areas of law. Understand how a lawyer retainer works and how much you might be expected to pay to prepare for legal services.

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Do You Have Legal Options If Your Child is Suspended or Expelled?

If a child is suspended or expelled, it interrupts their education. Parents have the right to fight the punishment, but it's important to know how to do so to improve the odds of a positive outcome.

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