Home Ownership Articles

  • Debt forgiveness may be taxable

    Published on May 5, 2020

    Negotiating with a lender to cancel part or all or part of a debt is considered income by the IRS

  • Family with piggy bank

    Why save money?

    Published on May 4, 2020

    Life happens, from emergencies to unexpected set-backs to retirement. Savings are an important way to manage money and protect your family.

  • The word foreclosure written on a calculator

    Currently in foreclosure

    Published on March 5, 2020

    Will my kid’s schoolwork be affected? Life goes on even during foreclosure. You and your children can get and keep organized to make a smooth transition to new housing.

  • Unfair debt collection

    Published on March 4, 2020

    Many consumers are not aware that they have debts in collections.

  • The corner of a paper that asks about earning statements and a calculator in the other corner of the picture.

    The dirty dozen tax scams

    Published on January 30, 2020

    Tax papers need to be aware of fraudulent activity that revolves around tax preparation and filing.

  • Credit cards in a wallet

    What is card cracking

    Published on January 30, 2020

    Card cracking scams lure college students with the appeal of quick cash.