Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Is Using Your 401K to Pay Down Debt a Good Idea

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You have debt. But you’ve also got a stash of cash in your 401(k). If you’re feeling overwhelmed by high-interest credit card balances, a student loan, and/or an auto loan, you might think taking money out of your 401(k) is a good way to pay down that debt and get it under control. But is withdrawing money from your 401(k) …

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Citizen Issue Reported: Area Light Out

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Tue, 26 Oct 2021 07:54:47 -0400: Area Light Out at Address: 814 Brewer Cir Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 2 Street light at the corner of Carrol Street and Brewer circle is out at the stop sign. For more information or to add or update information, click here.

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Citizen Issue Reported: Parks, Greenways or Recreational Facility Issues

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Sun, 24 Oct 2021 19:41:20 -0400: Parks, Greenways or Recreational Facility Issues at Address: Wake Forest NC, USA Rating: 1 The Port-a-John’s at the Smith Creek Soccer Center off Heritage Lake Road need immediate attention. One port-a-John is actually cresting the toilet seat. It appears they have not been serviced in quite some time. Thank …

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Citizen Issue Reported: Area Light Out

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Sun, 24 Oct 2021 18:36:30 -0400: Area Light Out at Address: 401 Flaherty Ave Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 Stone light pole was damaged in a car accident in January. There is no HOA for this neighborhood, and the town is the one that maintains the grass and lighting on the easement. For …

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My Husband Was Desperate and Went With Simple Path Financial

Question: Dear Steve, I’m married to a husband that refused to listen to me about taking out too many loans, and the COVID pandemic did not help matters. We are over our heads in debt, and he decided to get another loan (he currently has six loans). One of the reasons he applied for the loans, in the beginning, was …

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Christa Brandt – Obituary

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Tribute Christa “Chris” Brandt, 83, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at her residence. She was born in Gross-Neudorf, Germany, the daughter of the late Martha Aust Pätzold and Hermann Pätzold. She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Donald A. Brandt, her brother, Otto Pätzold and her nephew, Norbert Pätzold. Chris met her husband …

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Oza Mae Tomlinson – Obituary

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Coping with Grief We would like to offer our sincere support to anyone coping with grief. Enter your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. Messages run for up to one year and you can stop at any time. Your email will not be used for any other purpose.

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Citizen Issue Reported: Storm Drain Clogged

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Sat, 23 Oct 2021 16:36:13 -0400: Storm Drain Clogged at Address: 413 N Main St Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 Someone hit the top of the storm drain with their vehicle. The top is now in storm drain and drain is open which could pose a danger to kids walking etc. Thanks For …

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Scholarships and Grants to Pay Off Student Loans

Most of us know that you can apply for grants and scholarships to help offset the cost of college, but can you get a grant to pay off student loans once you’ve already graduated? In short, kind of! Whether you didn’t get enough financial aid or simply bit off more than you could chew repayment-wise, there are grants and other …

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So Who is Maximus Education Taking Over Navient Loans as Aidvantage?

Navient has announced federal student loans they service, well not all of them, will be transferred to a company named Aidvantage that is part of Maximus Education, LLC. Navient says, “Aidvantage is the federal loan servicing unit of Maximus Education, LLC, a company that has one mission – to help you manage the repayment of your federal student loan and …

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