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Coronavirus: How to manage your finances if you’re sick or disabled

“If someone can’t pay their bills at all due to sickness or disability, they should notify their lenders right away,” says Howard Dvorkin, CPA and chairman of Debt.com.

Take Advantage of Tax-Free Weekend Sales

“Folks overlook one of the best savings opportunities,” says Howard Dvorkin, CPA and chairman of personal finance site Debt.com. “Amazon will participate in your state’s tax-free holiday on eligible items.”

11 Basic Money Moves Everyone Should Make During Hard Times

“Look over utilities and insurance bills to make sure you’re getting the best rates,” said Howard Dvorkin, chairman at Debt.com.

Things To Cut Out Right Now To Save Money During the Health Crisis

“Don’t spend money on any services you can do yourself — like yard work or maintenance,” said Howard Dvorkin, CPA, chairman at Debt.com.

Will new stimulus package change PPP loan tax deduction guidance?

Howard Dvorkin, CPA and Chairman Debt.com, told FOX Business that it may be hard to separate what was paid for with PPP loan money and what wasn’t for both business owners – and auditors.

8 Things That Will Get More Expensive (and 3 Things That Will Be Cheaper) Post-Pandemic

Howard Dvorkin, CPA and chairman of Debt.com, says that car insurance companies are also offering their customers COVID-19 relief because they want to retain customer loyalty and keep their patronage, so expect to pay lower car insurance premiums as long as the pandemic continues.

Do you know someone trying to get back on their feet after a bankruptcy?

“Bankruptcy is confusing for a couple of reasons. First, it’s a legal proceeding. Second, it’s regulated by federal law. So combine the courts and the government, and what you get is not simple.”

Credit Card Debt Is Down During COVID-19. Here’s Why

“Before the pandemic, the federal government estimated each American household spent more than $3,000 a year on dining out. With this pandemic-fueled economic uncertainty, it’s a sure bet we’re all spending less on anything that’s not absolutely necessary,” says Howard Dvorkin, CPA and chairman of Debt.com, a credit repair and debt management site.

Best ways to refinance Parent PLUS student loans

Here’s how Howard Dvorkin, a certified public accountant and chairman at Debt.com, explained it: “Refinancing a parent PLUS loan in a parent’s name usually saves the parent more money because they tend to have better financial histories and are more creditworthy than their kids.”

I Can’t Pay My Rent; What Are My Options?

“Contact your landlord and discuss a deferred payment plan,” said Howard Dvorkin, a certified public accountant and chairman of Debt.com. “This is definitely worth a shot, as most landlords do not want to pay the fee to file a lawsuit, go to court, and find a new tenant.”