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Bankruptcy & Marriage

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Many couples sit down at the end of each month and discuss their financial situation. Some are overjoyed and plan a trip while others may be overstressed with the realization that their debt isn't going away. For those couples that can't pay off the debt that is piling up around them, considering bankruptcy might be the best move. However, what couples might not know is that there is more than one way to file for bankruptcy when you are married.

Facts on Filling out FAFSA

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Students that are planning to attend college for the first time have a long to-do list. A student's main priority should be applying for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Since the deadline is coming soon, now is the time to apply. Below you will find some facts that can guide you through the FAFSA process.

$1.1 Million Homeowner with Unpaid Student Loans

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How does a person live until the age of 51 and not pay a dime on his federally backed student loans? The Tampa Bay Times investigated a wealthy man named Alex Petro that has done just that and is now suffering the consequences.

How to Survive Your Student Loan Debt

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Student loans are a hot topic ever since the figure of $1.3 trillion has been announced. With that in mind, you might be thinking to yourself whether or not you can survive it all. Many people before you have paid off their student loans and lived a successful and financially stable life and so can you. Take the advice below and you will be on your way to paying off your debt.

Student Loans and the Supreme Court

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The biggest misconception students have when they fall behind on their student loan payments is that they can file for bankruptcy and get their student loan debt to be relieved. However, more and more people are finding out the hard way that this is not the case.

Money Saving Tips for in Your 20s

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Today many people in their 20s are finishing college, starting careers or planning their futures. By making the right financial decisions from the start, you are able to build a solid foundation that will last you a lifetime. For most, the earlier you get started the easier it is to continue. By following these tips, you will be able to save money while still being able to live happily.

5 Steps Towards Preparing for Retirement

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Deciding when to retire and how to get there may be more difficult for some than for others. Majority of us spend most of our life preparing for retirement. Whether you are dreaming of living it big or having simple comforts during retirement both usually take money. Here are 5 steps you can take to increase your savings and in return increase your happiness during retirement.

Tricks to Saving Money with a Credit Card

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When people hear the word credit card the last thing that goes through their mind is how a credit card can be a money saving tool. Credit cards get a bad reputation due to how easy it is for someone to mismanage their spending. However, there are a lot of unknown benefits that can come from utilizing credit cards.

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118 South Rome Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606

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6314 U.S. Highway 301 South
Riverview, FL 33578

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305 North Parsons Avenue
Brandon, FL 33510

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Toll Free: 877-492-7449
Phone: 813-463-2256
Phone: 813-463-2256
Fax: 813-258-4746
Map & Directions