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Sept 14, Dealing with Credit Card Debt: We will discuss options for dealing with credit card debt and free resources for help.
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Eliminating expensive credit card debt means more money to improve quality of life and less toward interest payments. It can also bring stress relief. Below are some debt management strategies and considerations.
DIY Cash Flow Management: ... READ MORE
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are available to people who have high deductible health insurance plans. For 2023, the IRS says HSA qualified high deductible plans must have a minimum deductible of $1,500 for an individual plan and $3,000 for ... READ MORE
The persistent falsehood – leave a small balance on your credit card every billing cycle to build a credit score – has no basis in fact. The truth - if you leave a balance on your credit card - you accrue interest on both existing and new ... READ MORE
University of Florida/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County offers the online class Building Financial Stability. This is an opportunity to learn basic strategies to achieve financial stability.
Goals, Spending, & Saving
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Until recently, the three major credit bureaus – Equifax, Experian & TransUnion- tracked and treated medical debt collection very similar to other types of collections.
If a consumer does not pay a debt, the creditor can sell the unpaid ... READ MORE
Estate planning sounds like something for the wealthy. The truth, adults of all income levels need an estate plan. An estate plan enables your wishes to be carried out on issues such health care, transfer of assets, and care for dependents. ... READ MORE
Hillsborough County Extension is offering a link to free tax software to residents whose adjusted gross income doesn’t exceed $73,000. Adjusted gross income doesn’t include things like tax deductible contributions to retirement plans or ... READ MORE
If you do not pay a debt, a debt collector can take you to court and sue for repayment. However, for some types of debts, there is a time limit on how many years a debt collector can sue to collect. This is called a statute of limitations and ... READ MORE
Many parents have the conceived notion that the holidays require a whole lot of spending, but is this really true? When is comes to shopping for gifts for your children, consider the following:
Purchase toys that are less expensive or used ... READ MORE