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Consumer Debt may come from a variety of sources, student loans, credit card debt, medical bills, car loans, etc.
Too often people choose investments in their 401(k) plans without understanding how much they cost. High fees can reduce your retirement savings by thousands of dollars over time.
Photo: (Phillip Ingham) This Earned Income Tax Fact Sheet post originally appeared on National EITC Outreach Partnership site. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), enacted by Congress in the 1975, is a federal tax credit available to assist working families and individuals. The EITC has several important benefits: it reducesRead More
New court rules and new state regulations have been adopted to protect consumers and ensure a fair legal process. Over 100,000 credit card debt collection cases are brought every year against ordinary consumers in New York State, many of whom are elderly or disadvantaged. Often these cases get to courtRead More
The Western New York Law Center has a program to provide legal help with consumer debt, offering consumers assistance with garnishments, credit default judgments and other issues. The Law Center is offering this program because of what they call a “troubling trend” in consumer debt cases in court. In 2013,Read More
The unemployment and underemployment situation for New Yorkers is not getting any better. This means that families across the state are still struggling with debt, potential foreclosure, and limited resources. To find out what assistance may be available to help you deal with your debt, first make a list ofRead More
Do you you know you may qualify for a discount on your telephone service through the Lifeline and Link-up programs? The program provides qualified consumer with discounts for monthly residential phone bills for basic telephone service and some wireless and cellular providers. Link-up program: provides a discount on the costRead More
At 8.5%, New York has one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation. One of the effects of unemployment is that homeowners throughout NY may also be struggling to pay their home mortgages and may even be facing foreclosure. Unfortunately, there are many fraudulent companies out there that areRead More