Month: April 2019

7 ways to keep packages from getting stolen off your porch

One unfortunate side-effect of our modern buy-everything-online lifestyle: package theft. A box or pile of boxes left sitting on your front stoop makes an easy target for “porch pirates,” some of whom follow delivery trucks and scoop up packages moments after they’re dropped off. Continue Reading . . . https://www.cnet.com/how-to/ways-to-keep-packages-from-getting-stolen-off-your-porch/

The government took single mom’s $3,063 tax refund to cover her student loans. She’s trying to get it back

As she scanned the letter’s black type, Alexis Patterson felt herself go numb. “The U.S. Department of Treasury … applied all or part of your payment to delinquent debt that you owe,” it read. Patterson stopped reading. One thing mattered now. Continue Reading . . . https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/23/more-student-loan-borrowers-are-getting-their-tax-refunds-seized.html