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How to Find Unclaimed Money from the Government

If the government owes a person money and that person does not collect it, the money is considered unclaimed money. This may also happen with pensions, credit unions, banks and other companies. While there are legitimate sources of unclaimed money for some people, it is also important to be aware of scams relating to unclaimed funds. Many people pretend to be from the government or...

Sole Proprietorship, LLC or Corporation? Minimize your Tax Liability Legal Entity

Should your business be a sole proprietorship, a partnership, an LLC, or a corporation (and if corporation, what type, "C" or "S"?).  Most businesses are the entity the business started as and have never changed.  But the economy, and the tax laws have changed over time.  Your business may need to change as well. Don't be a "C" corporation just because that's what you have always...

Money Tight? Seven Ways to Stretch Your Paycheck

Does it seem that whenever you are trying to save money, a big unexpected expense pops up? Most people feel the same and it's especially hard when they aren't mindful of how they spend their money. But if you look carefully at your current expenditures and itemize all of your expenses, you can start focusing on ways to get the most out of your paychecks....

Why Consumers Prefer to Work with Independent Agents over Buying Direct

Research shows that many consumers who use direct insurance return to using independent agents for the value they offer. In many cases, they are initially enticed to leave their independent agents by the lower prices direct companies offer. Researchers found that almost 60 percent of the participants in the survey who had bought insurance through a direct channel had reported going back to using independent...

How to Stay Sane if You Are Isolating

As more and more of us are being told to either self-isolate with our families or self-quarantine under doctor's orders, we are spending almost all of our time at home, inside. Some of us will get cabin fever, especially those who live alone. Thanks to technology though, you can do different things to keep up socially with your friends and family. And there are also...