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January 03, 2020
How can I get started with low-risk investments?

How do I begin with low risk investments? For example CD’s, money market accounts, etc. Submitted by Deirel M. First of all, way to go! Investing is all about preparing for your future and the fact that you’re clear that you want low risk is an appropriate first step. Are you ready to start investing?…

December 20, 2019
Can I file taxes if my income was only SS and SSI?

Submitted by Veronica C. Living on only social security income tells me that you are resourceful and doing a good job managing your money. (SS is the benefit that you pay into during your working years and SSI is supplemental income designed to provide additional support for specific situations.) This question is tricky because I’m…

September 08, 2019
How should I pay off medical debt that’s been sent to a collection agency?

“My debt from an unpaid urgent care bill has been sent to a collection agency. What is the best way to go about paying off this debt?” Submitted by Jessica J. Medical debt is a huge financial stressors for many people. Taking action early is the best way to get it under control. Double-check your…

November 20, 2019
How much should I save if I’m in debt?

How much should I save monthly if I am in debt? Or what percentage of my income should I save if I am in deb...