Financially Speaking

Sources for Financial and Legal Information and Assistance

Internal Revenue Service irs.gov
The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. To locate the nearest VITA site, call 1-800-906-9887.

Long Term Care.gov longtermcare.gov
The National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys naela.org
Professional association of over 4,200 attorneys dedicated to improving the quality of legal services provided to seniors and people with special needs.

National Care Planning Council longtermcarelink.net
Helps families with long term care planning.

National Foundation for Credit Counseling debtadvice.org
Promotes financially responsible behavior and helps consumers drive down their debt and take control of their finances.

Special Needs Alliance specialneedsalliance.com
A national organization of attorneys dedicated to the practice of disability and public benefits law.

The Women’s Institute for Financial Education wife.org
Nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial education to women in their quest for financial independence.

U.S. Department of the Treasury godirect.org
Go Direct program for Social Security, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and other federal benefits delivers funds directly in your bank account.

New & Noteworthy
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Leeza’s Care Connection, a free resource center for caregivers, will reopen the Michael J. and Mary Meech Mungo home, with an open house on Feb. 19 and a celebration on Feb. 20. The center, which opened in July 2016, was destroyed last May when a tree fell on the
Imagine having to spend your first day on a new job with 47 million people across America watching you. Add in tens of millions more viewing you from countries worldwide, and it would be easy to feel a lot of pressure.  Mark Steines and Leeza Gibbons faced just that dilemma
Many of us know Leeza Gibbons as co-host of Entertainment Tonight—a primetime posting she held for nearly two decades. But Gibbons has also hosted her own daytime talk show, written a New YorkTimes bestseller, and taken home top prize on Celebrity Apprentice after raising more than $700,000 for her non-profit,
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