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My aunt stole my mom’s social security and persuaded my elderly dad to sign a power of attorney
“My father was recently very ill and in the hospital, and he was not in his state of mind.”
My dad moved his girlfriend, cousin and two kids into his 2 bedroom condo. I have trouble paying the rent. And me?
“Living in the condo will help ease a huge financial burden, as I am sometimes unable to muster two pennies to rub together. “
I did not receive a stimulus check for $ 1,200 during the first wave of COVID-19. Will I receive a check for $ 600 this time?
“With a second round of $ 600 stimulus checks announced by Congress on Sunday, will the Internal Revenue Service give me a check based on my 2019 return?”
Our building tips staff 25% more due to COVID-19. My husband wants to maintain this in 2021. I disagree. What should we do?
“I am an Upper East Side wife and mother with two children. I realize that I am very lucky.
I won $ 100,000 in 2019, but much less in 2020. Why haven’t I received a stimulus check? How is that fair?
“I also know people who made over $ 100,000 in 2019, but can’t get any stimulus because of their 2019 tax return.”
My boyfriend’s ex-wife claimed her 2 sons as tax addicts and got their stimulus checks but they live with us
“The mother of these 2 boys lost custody by the Department of Homeland Security and offered no support.”
To get the most financial assistance possible for your child, follow these steps during the second year of high school.
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Your will goes beyond money and cutting your child off could backfire
Carefully consider your last message to your family so that it doesn’t leave a scar, writes psychologist Joshua Coleman.
The $ 900 billion COVID stimulus bill extends several tax deductions, including for medical and tuition fees
The legislation would also extend credits for solar-powered equipment and rechargeable electric motorcycles.
New Stimulus Bill Didn’t Extend the Pause for Student Loans Payments – But It Contains 8 Provisions That Will Affect How Families Pay For College
The $ 900 billion COVID relief program provides emergency financial assistance to students, simplifies the FAFSA form, and repeals the ban on incarcerated students from accessing the Pell Grant.
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