Serial Scam Artist Father, Daughter Sentenced For Tax Fraud Scheme
A serial scam artist father and his daughter have been sentenced for a tax fraud scheme that ran for four years. Credit: Peter Dazeley (Getty Images) Both based in Georgia, Ezra Hatcher, Sr., of Hephzibah, and Sherry Hatcher, of Augusta, operated a tax preparation business. Between 2014 and 2018, the duo filed 21 fraudulent returns for clients.
Woman refuses to let sister's boyfriend have the password to her safe while she's away
Is one’s partner entitled to know all their secrets?. 44% percent of Americans keep their finances a secret from their partners due to privacy concerns and the desire to control their own finances.
Change of Heart: Successful Man No Longer Wants Prenup After Wife Makes Huge Purchase
*With the source's consent, the following is a work of nonfiction based on the experiences of a close friend. Rod and Diana have been together for five years and married almost two years. When they were dating, Diana was in school to become a nurse.
Curse of the Lottery Winners
Unless you are in the top1%echelon, you've likely thought about how great it would be to win the lotto. You could pay off debt, buy a bigger house or nicer car, help your adult children and grandchildren, start the business you've always dreamed of, or take your dream vacation.
I'm Still Paying For Student Loans From 2008
A Sign On A Building Offering LoansDaniel Thomas/Unsplash. This is a nonfiction recollection of events as experienced by me; used with permission. With all the talk lately about student loan forgiveness, I have been thinking about how they ruined a good chunk of my life and are still a problem for me. I started going to a for profit school due to a promise and it was supposed to be paid for in 5 years at the most. However, that didn't happen and here's more about why.
Tips To Pay off Your Credit Card Debt Faster
As prices rise on everything from food, gas, and electricity, more and more people are struggling to pay their bills. In fact, many people are reaching for their credit cards, simply to put food on the table.
Ways Debt is Hurting You And Your Family
We live in a society where debt is expected. Most people have mortgages (sometimes more than they can afford), along with car payments and other loans. However, credit card debt is also common. More and more people put things that they need and want on their credit cards. Though you may have a lot of debt in your life, it is important to know why it might not be good for you.
Parents demand daughter pay $7000 for her brother's wedding
Usually, the bride’s and groom’s parents make the majority payment at a wedding. Nonetheless, the bride and the groom also contribute. According to a survey, the parents pay 52%, the couple pays 47%, and the couple’s loved ones contribute around 1%.
Senior Living Facility Evicts 98-Year-Old Wisconsin Woman Over Excessive Physical Needs
More than 2 million individuals are expected to retire this year and many of them will be receiving care in assisted living or senior living facilities. However, one elderly woman in Wisconsin was on the receiving end of what could feel like a pretty raw deal.
Tips to Improve Your Financial Health
Even if you live with little debt, there is always some way to improve your financial situation. If you feel like you are struggling with debt or living paycheck to paycheck, there are some things that you can do to make your financial situation better. Even small changes can make a big difference.
Got Cash App?: Hackers are Stealing $1,000s from Unsuspecting Victims
Peer2Peer and cashless payment systems provide an all too necessary way to cover the cost of goods or services without having to ante up by passing around cash amongst friends at dinner or digging around your purse in the store.
Michigan Utility Customers Face 25% Wage Garnishments as Private Collections Run Rampant
DTE Energy, one of the largest utility companies in the Midwest has created some practices that are keeping its customers in a form of what could be argued as a debtor's prison.
How To Get Better Credit by Changing Your Behaviors
When you have bad credit and are drowning in debt, it can feel like nothing is ever going to change. It may feel like, no matter what you do, it doesn’t feel like you are making a difference. You may think that you are going to have to live like this for the rest of your life.
Signs You Are Financially Healthy
The simple truth is that, when most people think about being healthy, they think physically. They think about eating healthy, exercising, and being a healthy weight. They don’t often think about their financial situation. That being said, most people aren’t as financially healthy as they would like.
The $17,000 Electric Bill: How Low-Income Residents Strike Out Regardless of What Option They Choose
Electricity services are one of the most essential resources that a household can have. In most states there are but a few choices as service providers hold monopolies over coverage areas. Even in parts of the country with deregulated markets, which provide a bevy of options to choose from, those who survive on lower median incomes don't always fare much better.
Lotto Player Wins Billions but Only Receives $433 Million After Taxes
Every year consumers spend more than $80 billion dollars on lottery tickets across the country. The proceeds from those ticket sales usually go towards funding things like education, road projects, and local environmental clean-up. Most lottery winners imagine having more money than they know what to do with and never having to worry about money again. However, for one Illinois jackpot winner, the odds weren't fully stacked in his favor.
Toys-R-Us Makes a Comeback with New Stores Across 9 Different States
The famed toy retailer who infamously shut down a series of stores across the country is making a comeback in a huge way. Toys-R-Us, which makes the old and young alike not "wanna grow up", has made a decision to re-open locations in 9 different states right before the Winter holiday and shopping season kicks off.
Bank of America Sends Customer's Rent Check to Wrong Landlord 6 Months after Auto-Pay Cancellation
Many customers rely on banking systems to do things like process payroll checks, send bills to vendors on time, and ensure ATM funds are available for emergencies or last-minute purchases.
New York Residents Could Soon See $1,050 Stimulus to Ease Financial Burdens
New York has become one of the costliest states in the country with rents averaging $4,000 per month, nearly 9% tax rates, and at least 60% of its residents living paycheck to paycheck.
85-Year-Old Couple Forced to Pay $1,000 Rent Increase Due to Being Married
Rent prices have continued to rise over the past year as many residents have struggled to keep up as landlords in some states have been forced to increase prices as a result of high demand, lack of availability, and material shortages.