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Should I pay off my mortgage? (4)
I have an IRS tax lien on my property. If I leave my job and cash out my pension and deferred compensation, will the IRS take them? (4)
How much tax do I have to pay if I am the beneficiary of my sister's annuity? (3)
Should I invest in significant home repair or focus on paying down credit card debt? (4)
Should I consolidate my debt? (4)
Are there any ways to get in on gold and silver investments through my 401k other than mining companies? (5)
If I sell my IRA to purchase real estate, is it tax deferred? (9)
I want to leave Edward Jones. What are my alternatives? (6)
I am 40 and have $27K in credit card debt. I have $25K in an IRA. Should I disperse funds to pay for the debt? (7)
I have $150K in my Rollover IRA and $30K in credit card debt (wasn't working for 6 months). (6)
Should I withdraw from a Simple IRA to pay off credit card debt? (4)
I have $7,000 in doctors bills that I cannot afford to pay off. How can I get my credit up? (5)
What should I do to improve my credit score? (4)
Last week I got a letter from my mortgage lender stating I'm behind on my property taxes. In May they intend to raise my monthly mortgage payment from $1,968 to $5,998! Is this legal? (3)
How can I refinance a car with negative equity? (3)
What’s the best way to keep myself organized throughout the year so I don’t have to scramble to find paperwork at tax time? (7)
I will graduate in the spring and I have a goal of learning how to invest my money. Do you have any advice for beginners? (6)
How can I use a realized investment loss to my advantage? (5)
I lived in my house for 1 year. I bought it for 77,000 and selling it for 100,000. Do I have to pay taxes on that if I am purchasing another house? (3)
My sister has asked me to co-sign a mortgage loan so she can get a better interest rate with my strong credit score. She says that once the loan is approved, I can remove myself from the loan and not be obligated to cover any payments. (7)
Can I dispute a credit inquiry if it was run without my knowledge? (3)
How can I get out of a rut? (3)
Could an interest only loan work for us? (3)
I am $88,000 in medical debt due to multiple suicide attempts. While I was in the hospital, I was told that the bill would be taken care of. It was not. What can I do about this debt? (5)
What is the most effective way to have ownership on rental properties that I'm still paying a mortgage on? Should I do a quit claim deed first then LLC? (3)
What's a good option to invest for my niece's future? (3)
What type of credit is needed to purchase a home or land? (3)
How do I get the loan? (3)
How do I go about finding a personal financial planner, to help me manage my finances? (7)
I want to purchase a home soon. What do I need to do to make this happen? (4)