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Is it an emergency?

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Q: My husband and I just completed Baby Step 3, and we have six months of expenses saved for an emergency fund. How should we determine when something is actually an emergency?

What can you do to help?

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Q: What can you do to help?

A: We know a lot of restaurants and businesses are struggling right now, so for the next few weeks, we’re going to be giving you one practical way you can help if you have the ability.

This comes from The Strip Club 104 on Poinsett Street.

Do we still owe?

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Q: Should you still pay debts that are in collections, even if they have been dropped from your credit report? The one in question is from 2011, and I assume it isn’t showing on the credit report anymore because it’s nine years old.

Protecting your assets

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Q: We live in Colorado, and we need some advice on protecting our assets. My wife is a teacher, and I’m a nurse. We make around $180,000 a year combined, and we’re set to pay off our home next month.

Gearing up for spring fishing

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The unseasonably warm temperatures have awakened me from my hibernation a little early this year. Already, I have fish on the brain. I’m standing at the back of my Jeep, trying to solve the jigsaw puzzle of how to fit all the gear I have into the trunk, without having to throw out the jack or spare tire.

Young, jobless and scared

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Q: I’m 23, and I lost a good job a few days ago due to layoffs. My wife has been a stay-at-home mom with our 10-month-old daughter, and we have very little in the way of savings. What can we do to keep our heads above water?


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