How To Protect Your Assets If You Aren’t Married to Your Partner

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Research conducted by the Pew Research Center in 2019 showed that at least 59% of American adults aged 18 to 44 had resided with a romantic interest at some point in their lives. Their other research showed that cohabitation without any plans to marry was becoming increasingly more accepted, especially among younger generations. For example,…

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What Creditors You Should Pay if You Get a Tax Refund

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It’s that time of the year when most of us are sitting down to file our taxes. If you’ve already done so, it may just be a matter of time before you receive your tax refund direct deposit or check in the mail.  If you are like many Americans who feel like you’re walking a…

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What To Know About the Corporate Transparency Act

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Listen up, North Carolina business owners! The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) went into effect on Jan. 1, 2024. And, since it applies to limited liability companies (LLCs), corporations, and businesses with other incorporation structures, it may also apply to you and your commercial enterprise. Now that this law has gone into effect, you may have…

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Making Sense of North Carolina Bankruptcy Exemptions

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When individuals decide to file for bankruptcy, one of the biggest concerns they have when doing so is that they’re going to have to part ways with their belongings, like their home, their car, jewelry, and other assets. Fortunately, that doesn’t have to be the case, as there are certain exemptions you’re entitled to when…

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What Is a Chapter 12 Bankruptcy?

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Most everyone has heard of Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy. However, there are lesser-known chapters of the bankruptcy code, including Chapter 12 bankruptcy, that you might not be as familiar with that is appropriate for a unique class of debtors – family farmers and fishermen. Continue reading, and we’ll discuss more regarding what a…

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