Getting Through Hard Times When You Have Debt

Getting through hard times when you have debt written over image man standing in a field of wheatIt’s frustrating when you feel like you can’t even plan for next week, let alone for the distant future. Uncertainty can be very hard to deal with. Add debt to the mix, and being able to get through hard times can get even harder.

But it IS possible to get through hard times. And while it may not seem like it at all right now, sometimes tough times end up being the catalyst that changes your life for the better.

We’re all going through the pandemic right now, with some areas — and many people — hit much harder than others. So there are a whole lot of things you might be worried about.
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What’s My Stimulus Check Status? How to Make Sure You Get Your Check

How to make sure you'll get your stimulus check; check labeled United States Treasury and stack of $100 billsAccording to the IRS, getting your stimulus check (also known as an Economic Impact Payment) will happen automatically for most taxpayers.

So what does that mean? How do you know if you’re part of that “most taxpayers” group, and when might you get your stimulus check?

Plus, what steps should you take to get your stimulus check if you didn’t file or didn’t get a refund?

Let’s go over the answers to those common questions now.
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Why a Legacy Binder Can Make All the Difference

Why every family needs an legacy binder in case of emergencyI remember it like yesterday. Mom was sick. I took her to the hospital again, thinking she just needed more fluids like the last couple of times. Instead, they admitted her.

Just a few days before that, she’d been working in her real estate business, going out to eat with friends, and golfing. But that trip to the hospital turned out to be the last time she was really able to do much of anything on her own.

Several months later, she died. Of course I knew she had cancer, but I didn’t want to believe it would be fatal. Even though the type she had almost always is. I just couldn’t face that it was really going to happen.
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