Can You Sue Someone for Unpaid Debt?

If someone owes you money then you are entitled to that money. Hopefully you can work it out without going to court. However, if you can't, then it might be time to file an unpaid debt lawsuit. You can file lawsuits against individuals or companies in small claims court in order to recoup money owed you. Before You Go To Court Going to court isn't fun. Most people find it stressful. It's time-consuming and it can be frustrating. As someone owed money, this is both bad news and good news for you. Read more [...]

How to Make Money from Home If You’re Disabled

Millions of people in America live with a disability. It's hard to make a living from home. It is especially challenging to make a living while trying to cope with a disability. How do disabled people make money from home? Many Americans with disabilities do have access to some financial support. For example, they get help from Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs. However, they may still struggle to handle the cost of living when using Read more [...]

5 Ways to Minimize Burial Expenses

I recently had a conversation with a friend about the various costs associated with her relative's funeral. Having never had to organize or pay for a funeral myself, I was shocked to learn just how many fees were involved. Luckily, there are a lot of ways to minimize burial expenses. 1. Get Insurance in Advance If you're able to plan ahead then the best way to minimize burial expenses is to get the proper insurance in place ahead of time. This includes life insurance as well as burial insurance. Read more [...]

5 Key Platforms for Artists to Make Money During COVID

It's never an easy journey for an artist to make a living. For some people, it can feel almost impossible to make money during COVID. It's especially rough for performance artists who don't have access to the stages and venues where they previously worked. That said, artists are creative. It's in their nature. In that way, they may even have a leg up on a lot of people when it comes to making money during COVID. After all, they're used to the hustle. I know that 15+ years of drumming up freelance Read more [...]

How to Know if a Loan Company Is Legitimate?

There are many different things that you need to do before you sign on the dotted line to accept a loan. Obviously, you need to make sure that you understand the interest rate and other terms of the loan. But some things are less obvious. For example, do you know that you should assess for loan company legitimacy? There are scam companies out there that offer terrible loans. You don't want to fall for them. What is Loan Company Legitimacy? Loan company legitimacy just means that you have checked Read more [...]

I Paid For Junk. Then I Paid to Have Junk Removed. Lesson Learned.

Today, I had a pickup from 1-800-Got-Junk. I won't lie; I was thrilled to get rid of a whole bunch of stuff that had been cluttering up my house. A decluttered space makes me feel like I also have a decluttered mind. However, the cost wasn't cheap. It was a big, fat reminder that buying stuff costs me money, and not just at the time of purchase. 4 Things I Should Have Done Differently I'll be brutally honest: I paid almost $400 to have my junk hauled away. With 1-800-Got-Junk, you pay based on Read more [...]

How to Exchange Unused Diabetic Strips for Cash

If you have diabetes then you know what it is like to test your blood sugar using diabetic test strips. However, did you know that you can exchange your unused diabetic strips for cash? If you have excess supplies, then this can be a great way to get a little cash back without even having to leave your home. What Are Diabetic Test Strips? Diabetic test strips are medical strips that you use, in conjunction with a glucose meter, to check your blood sugar. You simply prick your finger, catch the Read more [...]

5 Ways to De-Stress When Money Challenges Overwhelm You

I hate to admit it but money has overwhelmed me a lot lately. I think of myself as someone who is generally level-headed when it comes to money. But let's face it: times are tough. The stress has gotten to me. Here's something important that I know: stress makes money problems worse. When we let stress take over our brains, we don't think as clearly. We react, instead of acting from an intentional place. So I find myself wasting money when I need to be saving it. Or I find myself overworking Read more [...]

States Where You Can Go To Jail For Debt

If someone asked me whether they could go to jail for debt, my first reaction would be "of course not." However, that's not exactly true. There are certain types of debt that can result in jail time. Moreover, there are loopholes in the law that allow people to go to jail for debt in many US states. Here is what you need to know. You Can Go to Jail For Debt: Taxes and Child Support There are different types of debt. If you owe taxes, commit tax fraud, or otherwise mess with the IRS, then Read more [...]