Don’t Spend Money Accidentally Given to You by a Job or Bank – You’ll Regret It

When I was a college adjunct and academic adviser, almost 14 years ago, I had an unintentional but welcome financial windfall. The payroll department had accidentally paid me twice my normal pay via direct deposit. It was laughingly obvious to me with just half a glance at my bank account. I am a native New Yorker. New York City is a city with an astronomically high cost of living standard. I was...

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Can You Really Save Money With a Prepaid Legal Plan?

Most people, if asked, would probably say that they hope never to need the services of an attorney.  In fact, there are many routine life events in which you may need to hire an attorney. Some states require attorneys to handle real estate closings, for example. Most people will need a will at some point in their lives. You may hire an attorney to help start a business, negotiate a lease, or prepare...

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