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12 11, 2021

231. Help! Can Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Save My Home After Forbearance Ends?

2021-11-12T16:18:14+00:00

For many people who had difficulties making mortgage payments due to the pandemic, forbearance options were available. However, what happens to your home when forbearance ends and you still need help? My Mortgage Forbearance Ended, Now What? For most loans, your mortgage servicer will offer payment plans to cover the missed payments. However, some servicers may [...]

231. Help! Can Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Save My Home After Forbearance Ends?2021-11-12T16:18:14+00:00
5 11, 2021

230. What You Need to Know About Requesting a Debt Validation Letter

2021-11-05T14:38:31+00:00

Are you being contacted by a debt collector? Did you know that debt collectors are legally required to send you a letter validating what the debt is and how much you owe? Here's what you need to know about a debt validation letter: What Do I Do First? First, do not send any money to [...]

230. What You Need to Know About Requesting a Debt Validation Letter2021-11-05T14:38:31+00:00
29 10, 2021

229. Can a Reaffirmation Agreement Help Me in Bankruptcy?

2021-10-29T15:22:38+00:00

Considering bankruptcy or getting ready to file one? If so, you may not know how a reaffirmation agreement can help you. Deciding to sign a reaffirmation agreement is something that you should discuss with your attorney. However, you will need to know the pros and cons to signing a reaffirmation agreement. Here's what you need [...]

229. Can a Reaffirmation Agreement Help Me in Bankruptcy?2021-10-29T15:22:38+00:00
22 10, 2021

228. Help! My Spouse Doesn’t Want to File Bankruptcy with Me

2021-10-22T15:29:50+00:00

Are you ready to file for bankruptcy, but your spouse is against the idea? You are not alone. Bankruptcy can be a scary endeavor, especially if you or your spouse have misconceptions about the process and results. Here's what you need to know: Why Should You File Together? When a couple files together, they can [...]

228. Help! My Spouse Doesn’t Want to File Bankruptcy with Me2021-10-22T15:29:50+00:00
15 10, 2021

227. Help! I Cannot Afford to Pay My Medical Bills

2021-10-15T16:44:53+00:00

Are you dealing with a large amount of medical debt? You are not alone! In fact, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 26% of American adults said that they or someone in their household was struggling with paying medical bills. Many of these people think taking out a loan or using credit cards will buy [...]

227. Help! I Cannot Afford to Pay My Medical Bills2021-10-15T16:44:53+00:00
8 10, 2021

226. I Received a Notice of Overpayment From the EDD – What Do I Do?

2021-10-08T15:01:18+00:00

Have you received a notice of overpayment from the California Employment Development Department (EDD)? If so, it is important that you do not put off dealing with the EDD. Here's what you need to know: What Does the EDD Do? The EDD has many responsibilities, which include paying out Unemployment Insurance (UI), Disability Insurance (DI) [...]

226. I Received a Notice of Overpayment From the EDD – What Do I Do?2021-10-08T15:01:18+00:00
7 10, 2021

225. What You Need to Know About the Emergency Rental Assistance Fund

2021-10-07T15:22:20+00:00

Are you having difficulties paying rent due to COVID-19? Or, are you a landlord that has lost income due to COVID-19? You may be eligible for assistance! What You Need to Know The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program provides a number of state and local programs that offer assistance. This [...]

225. What You Need to Know About the Emergency Rental Assistance Fund2021-10-07T15:22:20+00:00
1 10, 2021

224. Are You Ready to Resume Your Student Loan Payments?

2021-10-01T15:29:07+00:00

Most federal student loans are not due for repayment due to extended coronavirus relief. However, this extension will be over in January 2022. Are you ready to resume your payments? Here's what you need to know: How to Get Ready For Resuming Your Student Loan Payments The Student Aid website offers 6 tips to help [...]

224. Are You Ready to Resume Your Student Loan Payments?2021-10-01T15:29:07+00:00
24 09, 2021

223. Tips for Dealing with Your Parents’ Debt

2021-09-24T15:51:07+00:00

Are you concerned with the size of your parent(s)'s debt? It can be difficult for older people to keep on top of their finances on a fixed income. This is especially true if medical bills or credit card bills become too much to handle. If you are looking for ways to help your parent(s) deal with [...]

223. Tips for Dealing with Your Parents’ Debt2021-09-24T15:51:07+00:00
17 09, 2021

222. How Do I Receive Taxpayer Relief After a Disaster in California?

2021-09-17T15:17:26+00:00

Living in California can place you at risk for different types of disasters. Whether it is wildfire damage, earthquakes, or flooding, it's important to know what to do after a disaster. Are you prepared for what comes next?  Here's What You Need to Know You can receive taxpayer disaster relief in California after a disaster. [...]

222. How Do I Receive Taxpayer Relief After a Disaster in California?2021-09-17T15:17:26+00:00