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  1. Insolvency

    Persons or businesses that cannot meet their financial obligations are insolvent.
  2. 10 Surprisingly Taxable Items

    These are 10 surprising taxable items you need to be aware of if you don't want the IRS knocking on your door.
  3. How To Confront A Debt Collector

    If a debt collector is hassling you, you have the right to fight back.
  4. 5 Things Debt Collectors Are Forbidden To Do

    Debt collectors are known for being rude and intimidating, but that doesn’t mean you have to tolerate illegal behavior.
  5. Profit from Art with a Charitable Remainder Trust

    With a CRUT, art collectors can avoid capital gains taxes on the sale of art– while also leaving their favorite charity a ...
  6. Top 5 Reasons Why People Go Bankrupt

    The biggest cause of bankruptcy in the United States is medical expenses.
  7. 5 Economic Changes to Expect if a Democrat Wins in 2016

    Discover the potential economic effects of a Democratic White House win in 2016, including higher taxes for the wealthy and ...
  8. 6 Personal Finance Tips to Start 2016

    The new year is an excellent opportunity to review your personal financial plan and take steps to get on track to meet your ...
  9. The 2015 Tax Extender Bill: Impact on Financial Advisory Clients

    The passage of the PATH legislation at the end of 2015 gives advisors more clarity on how to help clients with tax and financial ...
  10. Top 10 Personal Finance Stories of 2015

    Every year is the year to start saving money, and 2015 was no different.
  11. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)

    The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, or the FDCPA, prohibits debt collectors from using abusive, unfair or deceptive practices ...
  12. How To Prevent A Tax Hit When Selling A Rental Property

    Rental property ownership has its benefits but when selling you can face a big tax hit. Thankfully there are ways to reduce ...
  13. These Are the 5 Financial Products/Services the Ultra-Rich Care About

    Learn about the financial products and services that wealthy individuals make use of to cater to their planning and wealth ...
  14. What's a Debtor?

    A debtor​ is an individual or company that owes money.
  15. Your Guide To Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy triggers an automatic stay that forbids businesses from collecting on your debt, or suing ...
  16. Preventing Medical Bankruptcy

    If you’re worried medical expenses could overwhelm you, there are some thing you can do to ease your concerns.
  17. How Credit Card Delinquency Works

    When you pay less than the minimum monthly payment on your credit cards, you become delinquent.
  18. Are Cafeteria plans subject to FICA, ERISA or FUTA?

    Find out whether cafeteria plans are subject to ERISA, what they offer to employees and which benefits are subject to FICA ...
  19. Does the IRS report to credit bureaus?

    Understand the relationship between the IRS and the various major credit bureaus. Learn how credit bureaus find out about ...
  20. How much does a dependent reduce your taxes?

    Learn the qualifications for claiming a dependent on your income taxes and the amount by which a dependent reduces your tax ...
  21. Default Risk

    Default risk is the chance that companies or individuals will be unable to pay their debts.
  22. Your 6 Worst Financial Mistakes

    Here are six financial mistakes you may be making, and a viable alternative for each.
  23. Bad Debt

    Bad debt is money a company or lender is owed, but is unable to collect.
  24. How Shackling Offshore Banks Will Impact You

    FATCA regulations have cast a wide net on offshore banking activities, and many innocent account holders might get caught ...
  25. Will my credit score suffer from debt consolidation or refinancing?

    Learn how different debt relief options – consolidation, settlement, credit counseling and bankruptcy – could affect your ...
  26. How Long Bankruptcy Will Affect You

    How long will the sad chapter of bankruptcy impact the rest of your life?
  27. Nonperforming Loan

    A nonperforming loan is any borrowed sum where the borrower has failed to pay scheduled payments for at least 90 days.
  28. Are credit card rewards taxable?

    Learn why some credit card rewards are taxable and some are not. Understand the important distinction the IRS makes between ...
  29. Nonperforming Asset

    A nonperforming asset is a loan made by a financial institution to a borrower who has failed to make any scheduled payments ...
  30. Gay Marriage and Taxes: Everything You Should Know

    Same-sex couples now have a variety of tax strategies to consider.
  31. Auditor

    An auditor ensures that organizations maintain accurate and honest financial records.
  32. How do alimony and child support factor into my taxable income?

    Find out how child support and alimony are treated by the IRS and why alimony has a much greater impact on total tax burdens ...
  33. How does comprehensive income get reported on my 1040?

    Find out how comprehensive, or total, income is reported on IRS Form 1040, including some examples of the many types of income ...
  34. What is the difference between AGI (adjusted gross income) and gross income?

    Find out the differences between your annual gross income and your adjusted gross income, or AGI, both of which are calculated ...
  35. What is the difference between disposable and discretionary income?

    See how disposable income and discretionary income are different, with an example to demonstrate why discretionary income ...
  36. What are the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

    Read about some of the primary differences between a Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, including who may be ineligible ...
  37. Rules for Dependent Care Accounts

    If your company offers it – and you meet the criteria – a dependent care account can help you save on childcare and care ...
  38. Flexible Spending Account Eligible Expenses

    A healthcare FSA will help you pay your medical expense with pre-tax dollars – just not all of them. Here's how to tell which ...
  39. A Tax Barrier for Working Women in Japan

    A type of tax deduction for Japanese stay-at-home wives puts a barrier on women working full time in the country.
  40. Who can attend the meeting of creditors (341 hearing)?

    Learn about who may attend and what typically takes place at a 341 creditors hearing. Find out about the role of the trustee ...
  41. What do creditors have to report to credit bureaus?

    Protect your credit score by understanding how creditors report information about your debts and payments, which can affect ...
  42. What is the difference between residual income and passive income?

    Learn how passive income helps pay the bills with little work involved. Determine how residual income affects your ability ...
  43. Retirement: The Journey Of 1000 Miles

    Substantial time should be set aside to fully outline one's vision for retirement and the specific steps that must be taken ...
  44. Is there a difference between capital gains and dividend income?

    Selling something for a profits leads to capital gains. A payment made by a corporations to stockholders is a dividend. Both ...
  45. What is the difference between capital gains and investment income?

    Learn about the difference between capital gains and other types of investment income, such as dividends paid on stock or ...
  46. What are some ways to increase your disposable income?

    Learn what disposable income is and how you can increase your disposable income by working a second job, starting a small ...
  47. 341 Meeting

    The meeting of creditors that occurs when an individual files chapter 7 bankruptcy.
  48. How Government Budgetary Decisions Impact the Public Sector

    Issues facing the public sector are not unlike some issues facing America’s oldest and largest companies, but with larger ...
  49. Who benefits the most from prepaid expenses?

    Learn who benefits most when expenses are prepaid. Individuals and businesses often make payments, such as rent or insurance, ...
  50. What is the difference between dividends and capital gains?

    Read about some of the differences between dividends and capital gains, the two primary ways of accumulating wealth through ...
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    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
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    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
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    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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