Money & Debt

Overview of Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

A brief overview of SCRA legal protections for activated servicemembers, with links to more details.
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Tax Filing Tips and Tax Credits

Lots of money flows at tax time. And everyone wants a piece of it. Be smart and keep all of your refund. Here are our simple tips for holding onto your hard-earned money.
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A Servicemember’s Guide to Student Loan Interest Rates

Since August 14, 2008, the Higher Education Opportunity Act has also made it possible for servicemembers to use the SCRA to have their interest rate reduced to six (6) percent on federal student loans that were taken prior to their entry into active duty.
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Identity Theft: Self-Help Tools

Things you can do to restore your credit and avoid collections after someone has stolen your identity.
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Interactive Form - Auto Lease Termination

The Purpose of the Service Members’ Civil Relief Act (SCRA) is to provide protection to service members who have difficulty meeting their financial and legal obligations because of their military service. If you are called to active duty for at least 180 days, then you may terminate a motor vehicle lease duty without paying an early termination fee or other penalty. The motor vehicle lease must have been signed before being called to active duty.
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Legal Needs Check-up Tool - Interactive Interview

Try our checklist to find legal information and where to get help with your legal issue.
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Interactive Form - Cell Phone Service Contract Termination

Cell Phone Contract Termination

As a member of the Armed Forces, Reserves, National Guard or other uniformed services, you have legal protections for you and your family when you are called into active duty military service.

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Bankruptcy: Is it the right choice for you?

This is to help you to understand some basics about the bankruptcy laws and rules. This may help you to make a more informed decision about whether filing for bankruptcy makes sense for you.
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Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act

The Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016 is a law that may allow many combat-injured veterans to claim a refund or credit from the IRS.
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Sample SF-180

A sample version of form SF-180: Request Pertaining to Military Records