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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 Do I Do After I Get a Traffic Ticket?

Knowing what to do after getting a traffic ticket will help minimize the consequences of your driving mishaps. Here’s everything you need to know.

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How Is 'Fault' Determined in a Divorce?

In some states, evidence of misconduct allows the aggrieved spouse to file for a fault divorce, giving them the opportunity to prove they've been wronged and potentially gain an edge in asset distribution.

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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 Do You Do If Your Neighbor Diverts Water Toward Your House?

Water drainage laws can protect you from neighbors who divert water onto your property. Here's what you should know.

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What Is Small Claims Court?

Dealing with legal issues can be confusing, scary and expensive. Small claims court is an easier option that works for some types of legal disputes.

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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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