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Telling Tips is a series of articles from local experts to help you save money, make better decisions and plan for a better future. I remember years ago, passing by R & S Strauss Discount Auto at 2570 Coney Island Avenue on my way to get bagels from Hot Bagels (what’s it called now?) and getting…

Real Estate
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Telling Tips is a series of articles from local experts to help you save money, make better decisions and plan for a better future. In New York, there is what seems an almost endless debate between buying and renting a home; between owning a piece of property that you can say is yours, versus paying…

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Telling Tips is a series of articles from local experts to help you save money, make better decisions and plan for a better future. Okay, so let’s be real here. Whenever anyone discusses Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, inevitably, someone thinks, “Oh, I know what these people do. They max out their cards right before they file…

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Telling Tips is a series of articles from local experts to help you save money, make better decisions and plan for a better future. A client came to us recently in our Brooklyn office.  She was being sued by Mel S. Harris & Associates, a collection law firm in New York. Her bank account (actually…

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Telling Tips is a series of articles from local experts to help you save money, make better decisions and plan for a better future. Governor Paterson was one of the greatest governors in this state’s history. What’s that? I’m insane? Okay, fine. But here’s the thing: the last bill that Governor Paterson signed into law…

Real Estate
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Tuesday Tips is a series of articles from local experts to help you save money, make better decisions and plan for a better future. A reader sent Sheepshead Bites the following letter this week: I live in a two bedroom apartment in a Voorhies Avenue co-op. I wanted to discuss unfair rents where some people…

Opinion
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Tuesday Tips is a series of articles from local experts to help you save money, make better decisions and plan for a better future. Today it comes on Wednesday. Live with it. So you just got a summons on the door of your Sheepshead Bay apartment saying you owe $15,000 to a credit card from…

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Tuesday Tips is a series of articles from local experts to help you save money, make better decisions and plan for a better future. You might have done a double take on the title of the column, as I did an inner double take when I decided to write it. I write to you after…

Business
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Tuesday Tips is a series of articles from local experts to help you save money, make better decisions and plan for a better future. A debt collection agency froze your bank account and you didnt know about it? And you never got served? Just something in the mail months after a judgment had been entered…

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Tuesday Tips, a series of articles from local experts to help you save money, make better decisions and plan for a better future. For everyone scared to file for bankruptcy because you own a home or a car and would like to keep it, finally, the government has some good news for you. Under a…

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