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Economic Impact Payment Information: Stimulus Checks

[ 1 ] April 17, 2020 |
Economic Impact Payment Information: Stimulus Checks

The Economic Impact payments, also known as Coronavirus Stimulus checks, have started arriving in many of our members accounts. Here’s what you need to know:  Payments are posted to members accounts as they are received. Unfortunately, IAACU does not know the status of incoming payments from the IRS. If you’re expecting a payment, keep an […]

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Coronavirus Tax Relief

[ 0 ] April 13, 2020 |
Coronavirus Tax Relief

On March 20, 2020, the US Department of the Treasury released Notice 2020-181, providing additional tax relief to taxpayers affected by COVID-19. Notice 2020-18 (March 20, 2020) supersedes Notice 2020-17 (March 18, 2020); IRS Releases Filing and Payment Deadlines Questions and Answers (March 24, 2020). On March 20, 2020 The United States Department of the […]

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Coronavirus: How Long can it Live on Surfaces?

[ 0 ] April 5, 2020 |
Coronavirus: How Long can it Live on Surfaces?

It seems as though everyone has different ideas of how COVID-19 can spread. The best way to prevent it from spreading is to sanitize surfaces and wash your hands consistently! Here’s a bit of info on how long the virus can stay on surfaces from WebMD. Stay informed, stay vigilant, and stay healthy!

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What Is Financial Aid for College?

[ 0 ] March 31, 2020 |
What Is Financial Aid for College?

Today’s skyrocketing college tuition prices mean most families can’t afford the whole bill on their own. Financial aid can help fill in the gaps. Here we explain everything you need to know about it, including: What is Financial Aid? Types of Financial Aid Which Form of Financial Aid is Best? How to Qualify for Financial Aid […]

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What to Do If Your Income Is Interrupted or Lost Unexpectedly: 5 Financial Steps to Take If You Can’t Work

[ 0 ] March 30, 2020 |
What to Do If Your Income Is Interrupted or Lost Unexpectedly: 5 Financial Steps to Take If You Can’t Work

As COVID-19 spreads in the U.S., people all over the country are beginning to feel its financial impact. For the first time since the 1960s, people potentially exposed to the coronavirus are being asked to quarantine themselves. Businesses, schools, childcare centers and other institutions are taking steps such as closing offices or transitioning to remote […]

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What to Do If Your Credit Score Has Fallen – 5 Tips

[ 0 ] March 23, 2020 |
What to Do If Your Credit Score Has Fallen – 5 Tips

Your credit score can affect your life in a lot of ways, from whether you are eligible for a loan or credit card, or qualified for a security clearance. If your credit score has fallen or you want to improve your credit score, these tips can get you started. What is a Credit Score? A credit […]

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Coronavirus: Scammers follow the headlines

[ 0 ] March 16, 2020 |
Coronavirus: Scammers follow the headlines

Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. They’re setting up websites to sell bogus products, and using fake emails, texts, and social media posts as a ruse to take your money and get your personal information. The emails and posts may be promoting awareness and prevention tips, and fake information about cases in […]

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Hard Inquiries vs. Soft Inquiries: What They Really Are, How They Affect Your Credit

[ 0 ] February 3, 2020 |
Hard Inquiries vs. Soft Inquiries: What They Really Are, How They Affect Your Credit

Your three-digit credit score will fall when a lender checks your credit reports or credit score, right? And if several lenders all check your credit during the same two-week period, the negative impact on your credit score will be even worse, right? Not necessarily. Sometimes your score doesn’t budge after lenders check your credit. And […]

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