Financial Service Providers: The First Years

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Problems with My Marriage and Financial Decisions

It will be 10 years my husband and I will be together this year. The last 2 years haven't been so good. I guess I should back up and explain where this started from. My husband's best friend is pretty well off and gave us a loan for my husband to go to school out of state. We went for almost two years and it was great. Before we moved back his friend gave us another loan to help us buy a house which we purchased. The deal was for us to start paying him in a few years when I finished school. The time is approaching and we are not able to...


College Savings 101

As my girls get older, I can't help but worry about college expenses for 2...

CPA & Tax Accountants

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Income Tax Prep...Help!

Hi All! We have been having our taxes prepared for us for the last five years at least. The CPA does federal and state, we have a W-2's, own our home, rental property and 2 very small home based business. Submit the usual forms to get childcare, healthcare and charitable donation deductions. The asks for the expenses/figures and I give him all the info. He is not collecting the data from receipts etc. I am struggling with his price tag of over $500 this year. Theoretically we can budget that amount from the return which is usually about ...

Family Law

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Mother in Law Question

How often do you call your mother-in-law? We live 15 hours away from any family. Although I text my mom daily and call her once a week, I never think to call my mother-in-law. I love her, she is a wonderful person. We get along. As a daughter-in-law, should I be required to call her just for a chat? I mean, my husband doesn't just call my parents up for a chat. haha... Just wondering.


Mother in Law Advice

Every time my mother in law makes her spaghetti and meatballs she asks us...

Insurance Agent

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Insurance Settlement (Sorry Long)

In May, I was rear-ended while sitting at a red light. I have a very small car and the other vehicle was a large SUV. The impact did about $1500 to my car. Admittedly, I was not hit hard, but I was recovering from a major surgery. I was not able to stand up straight when I got out of the car. (I had just left my chiropractor's office and was pain free for the first time in weeks!) I had painful spasms in my back. My chiro would not treat me until I was cleared by a doctor. At first, I did not want to get the x-ray because I just...