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Have you ever noticed that when people say not to worry about money it usually means they’ve got a lot and you don’t? Here at the Wake Forest News we take money seriously and cover the topic like nobody’s bidness.

Can the Credit Union Refuse to Give Me My Car Title?

Question: Dear Steve, 9 years ago I had two loans with the credit union and one of my cars was repo’d. I have paid the other car off in full many years later and they won’t give me the title. I am find handing over my car that is paid off. But now they are telling me that if I ... Read More »

4 Things I Learned About Rental Cars as a First Timer

Apparently being 31 doesn’t mean you’re too old to hit some new auto-related milestones as, just this week, I booked my first ever rental car. Yes, despite having traveled numerous times both for business and pleasure, I’ve always relied on mass transit, Ubers, and my own two legs to get me around cities I was visiting. However, with this latest ... Read More »

Government Imposter Scams

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You get a text, call, or email from someone who says they’re with the government. They may claim to be a U.S. Marshal, saying you must pay a fine for missing jury duty. Or the IRS, saying that you owe thousands in back taxes. Some might threaten legal action, deportation, or arrest if you don’t pay up or give them ... Read More »

Debt Consolidation Helps Entrepreneur to Find Solid Ground

When you see outstanding debts swallowing your business slow by slow, you might feel distraught and anxious. You might even feel your business suffering a lot and that might cause some issues later. All you need is a bit of cash adjustments, to free up your investment based avenues. It is now possible with the help of a bit of ... Read More »

Questions People Ask Before They Retire

No matter how you look at it, retiring is a major change in your lifestyle. For many, it’s something that they’ve been looking forward to for years. Looking forward to retirement and being ready for it are two different things. So let’s look at some of the common questions that people ask about being ready for retirement. Q: What’s the ... Read More »

Consumer Debt Help Association Rings Alarm on Fake Collection Attempt

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Timothy Cerruti of Consumer Debt Help Association sent in this amazing warning to share with consumers. Consumer Debt Help Association is a debt settlement company that sees a lot of different efforts to collect on client debts. I always think it is amazing when companies like Timothy Cerruti’s care enough about consumers to sound the alarm when they spot something ... Read More »

Staying Away From Nanny and Caregiving Job Scams

Finding a new job can be a challenge. Websites can help you find work, but scammers also use these sites to find people to rip off. Do you look for work on caregiver/nanny job sites? Sometimes scammers will offer a job but say you need to buy supplies or other equipment. They pressure you to act quickly, before you have ... Read More »

How Can We Pay Off Our Mortgage Faster?

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Question: Dear Steve, My husband and both work and we have a combined income of 91,000. My husband took a cut in pay when we lost his job. We have excelled credit. Due to some not so sound decisions, we refinanced for 30-year mortgage. We did try applying for HARP but stated we made to much at the time, My ... Read More »

A Deep Dive Into the Debtor Blaming 2018 Borrower Defense to Repayment Regulations

The Department of Education put a hold on forgiving federal student loans for students who were victims of fraud by the schools that enrolled them. Under the Obama administration, the program would suspend collections activity while claims were being investigated and total forgiveness was a possible outcome. Under the Trump administration claims were not approved and the rules were changed ... Read More »