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Dec 17, 2014, 08:01 ET

Guía actualizada de hipotecas inversas: dos cosas que debe saber

Las hipotecas inversas, también conocidas como hipotecas revertidas o reverse mortgages en inglés, son un tipo de préstamo especial...

Dec 17, 2014, 08:01 ET
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Updated Reverse Mortgage Guide: Two Things You Should Know

Reverse mortgages are a special type of home equity loan sold to homeowners aged 62 years and older, which are repaid when the borrowers sell the...

Dec 02, 2014, 08:01 ET
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Get to Know Your Higher Education Options

For many people, higher education is the key to achieving your goals, and an essential part of your professional development. There are different...

Dec 02, 2014, 08:01 ET

Conozca los diferentes tipos de educación superior en Estados Unidos

 La educación superior es, para muchos estudiantes, esencial para lograr sus metas y desarrollo profesional. Logo -...

Nov 26, 2014, 07:52 ET
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Prevent Credit Card Hacking this Holiday Season

 Americans are concerned about credit card hacking. Research shows it's more feared than any other crime including terrorism, assault, or...

Nov 18, 2014, 19:18 ET

Recomendaciones para sus compras en temporada de fiestas

WASHINGTON, 18 de noviembre de 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – Ya se acerca la temporada de fiestas y junto a ella los preparativos....

Nov 18, 2014, 18:28 ET
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Tips for successful holiday shopping

For many people the last few months of the year are all about getting ready for the holidays. From organizing family dinners to festively...

Nov 03, 2014, 08:01 ET
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Kids.gov celebrates National Child's Day

 In today's digital age you can do almost everything from a computer or cell phone, whether it's keeping up with family or buying plane...

Nov 03, 2014, 08:01 ET

Kids.gov para celebrar el Día Nacional del Niño

 En esta edad digital usted puede hacer casi todo a través de una computadora o celular, desde comunicarse con familiares hasta comprar...

Oct 17, 2014, 08:01 ET

Cómo enviar un paquete a nuestras tropas en el extranjero

Estar lejos de casa y de seres queridos es un sacrificio para miles de hombres y mujeres en las Fuerzas Armadas de Estados Unidos sirviendo desde...

Oct 17, 2014, 08:01 ET

Sending care packages to our troops overseas

Being away from home or loved ones is a sacrifice for thousands of men and women working overseas in the United States military. That's why our...

Oct 03, 2014, 14:22 ET

Tax Relief for Survivors of Terrorist Attacks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides tax relief to survivors and some dependents of those killed during the following terrorist attacks:...

Oct 02, 2014, 08:01 ET

Alivio tributario para sobrevivientes de ataques terroristas

El Servicio de Impuestos Internos (IRS, sigla en inglés) ofrece alivio tributario a los sobrevivientes y algunos dependientes de quienes...

Oct 02, 2014, 08:01 ET

Tax Relief for Survivors of Terrorist Attacks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides tax relief to survivors and some dependents of those killed during the following terrorist attacks:...

Sep 23, 2014, 15:34 ET

Election Day is Approaching - Are You Registered to Vote?

2014 is a mid-term election year. All 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are contested, as well as 36 of the 100 U.S. Senate...

Sep 23, 2014, 13:27 ET

How and Why You Should Write a Social Media Will - Help from USA.gov

Social media is a part of daily life, but what happens to the online content that you created once you die? If you have social media profiles set...

Sep 22, 2014, 15:33 ET

Hispanic Heritage Month

It's Hispanic Heritage Month -- the time of year to recognize and celebrate the contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans in the United...

Sep 19, 2014, 07:47 ET

Handling Stress after a Traumatic Event

Traumatic situations are unexpected, sudden, and sometimes, violent. In many cases they do not leave visible signs of physical damage, but the...

Sep 18, 2014, 16:07 ET

Career Change: Things you should know from USA.gov

Tired of life as an accountant, and thinking of following your passion to be a high school teacher? Many people reach a point in their lives when...

Sep 18, 2014, 08:01 ET

Raising Non-Violent Kids

Your child's environment – whether at home, at school or socially – can greatly influence how they may behave in the...